Advanced Practice Provider - Nurse Practitioner
Nursery - 2N
Per Diem / Casual - 1-2 Shifts per Month, Weekends Included
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
Under the clinical direction of the Chairman and members of the Department of Pediatrics and under the administrative direction of the Nurse Director, Women's/Children's Services, the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner provides advanced nursing care for the neonate 35 weeks or greater at birth and in the Newborn Nursery. He/she functions in an expanded role in the Newborn Nursery and as defined in the Nurse Practice Act. He/she utilizes the nursing process, integrating medical protocols to provide care to the neonate.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities – Percentage of Time:
Supports the mission of the institution to meet or exceed the expectation of our internal and external customers, utilizing established standards of behavior. – 40%
Performs physical exams and preventative health measures within prescribed standards and instructions of physician to identify and meet care needs. Documents patient assessment and progress in patient chart. – 30%
Orders, interprets and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's clinical problems and healthcare needs. – 10%
Discusses care with physician and other health professional to prepare comprehensive patient plan of care. – 10%
Develops and implements, in collaboration with the departments of Pediatrics and Nursing, educational programs to meet patients' and staff's learning needs. – 10%
Performs other related duties and requests as assigned. – 0%
Experience: 3 years of experience with newborn care or as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.
Education and Training: Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program.
License, Certification and Registration: Current Licensure as a Registered Nurse and as a Nurse Practitioner in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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