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Neonatal Nurse Practitioner - Washington, PA - Casual

  • Job ID: 552540975
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours:
  • Shift:
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: Neonatology Magee
  • Location: 155 Wilson Avenue, Washington PA 15301
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour

Description

University of Pittsburgh Physicians is hiring a Casual Neonatal Nurse Practitioner to help support Neonatal Care at Washington Hospital.

See what being an Advanced Practice Provider can do for UPMC and what UPMC can do for Advanced Practice Providers – it’s more than just a job!

What Can You Bring to UPMC?

  • Contribute to UPMC’s mission of Life Changing Medicine
  • Set the standards for the level and quality of care for the care delivery team
  • Provide patient care activities for a group of patients and their families through the application of independent judgment, communication, and collaboration with all team members.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with physicians, other health care providers, patients, and their families, to achieve desired patient outcomes throughout the continuum of care.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the community and to your health care profession

What Can UPMC Do for You?

  • A career path that provides you with the right experience to be successful in the position you want to obtain now and, in the future
  • Health and welfare benefits like medical, vision, dental, and life and disability, and an exceptional retirement program
  • Work life balance to help manage other important aspects of your life such as: PTO, wellness programs, paid parental leave
  • Competitive pay for the work that you do – base pay, merit, and premium pay
  • Sign-on Bonus available. Please apply for details.

Purpose:
Provides primary health care and emergency services to high-risk newborns and infants. Obtains history, performs physical exams, interprets lab, radiographic, and clinical data to assist in developing a plan of care for each infant under physician supervision. Performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in accordance with protocols and policies as consistent with the Pennsylvania State Board of Nurse Examiners. Collaborates with nursing and allied health staff to help in providing family teaching and coordinating discharge planning.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures necessary for the care of the patient. Such procedures are carried out in accordance with established protocols and after verifying patient name and birthdate.
  • Record and dictate interim, discharge, and transfer summaries.
  • Make appropriate referrals in consultation with the attending physician for medical consultations, supportive services, and regulatory reporting of patient safety issues.
  • Participate in the planning and presentation of continuing education programs for in-house medical and nursing personnel, referral hospital personnel and future RN's and Neonatal CRNP's.
  • Serve as a member of Nursing and Medical committees as indicated. Contribute to the body of medical and nursing knowledge through collaborative and independent research and publication.
  • Serve as a resource outside the hospital system in areas where their expertise can provide community service.
  • Provide support as well as information regarding the infant's condition, progress, and plan for care to parents/family, referring and consulting physician.
  • Coordinate plan of care and procedure with the patient's primary nurse.
  • Maintain clinical competency and keep informed of current trends and developments in neonatal nursing and related medical progress through continuing education and review of the literature. Participate in Neonatal transport from referral hospital by ground and/or air.
  • Perform comprehensive physical assessment of the newborn/infant, order and interpret laboratory, radiographic and clinical data in planning and documenting the course of management and discusses the plan with Neonatology Faculty, Fellows, and consultants.
  • Participate in determining conditions, resources, and policies basic to sound health care of the high-risk newborn.
  • Elicit, record, and interpret a complete health history, including past medical, obstetrical, family, and psychosocial aspects.
  • Regularly perform high level invasive procedures such as umbilical line placement.
  • Initiate emergency evaluation and treatment.

 

Qualifications

  • MSN or DNP required.
  • Completion of an Accredited Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program.
  • 2 years level III NICU NNP experience
  • Must maintain credentialing as an allied health care provider


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • NRP or STABLE required.
  • NCC ECMO trained
  • National certification, eligible for licensure by Pennsylvania board of nursing, eligible for certification as a CRNP by Pennsylvania state board of nursing
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
     
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner
  • Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

UPMC has a Center for Engagement and Inclusion that is charged with executing leading-edge and next-generation diversity strategies to advance the organization’s diversity management capability and its national presence as a diversity leader. This includes having Employee Resource Groups, such as PRIDE Health or UPMC ENABLED (Empowering Abilities and Leveraging Differences) Network, which support the implementation of our diversity strategy.

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.


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