Nurse Practitioner Neonatal - Kenosha - Full Time - Loan Forgiveness Opportunity!!
Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Posted on: January 15, 2020
How You'll Make a Difference:
Provides complex care coordination and advanced care (i.e. complex
monitoring, therapies and high intensity medical and surgical
interventions) to neonatal and high-risk infant patients with
complex, acute, and critical health conditions in collaboration
with or under the clinical supervision of a physician. Responsible
for the patient evaluation, interpretation, diagnosis, and
prescribing of appropriate medical and therapeutic measures. Works
autonomously as well as in collaboration with a multidisciplinary
team of physicians, nurses, therapists and social workers to
diagnose and manage patient care.
Manages the daily care of neonates and high-risk infants which
includes the provision of advanced practice clinical skills such as
delivery room management of the infant, advanced physical
assessment, evaluation of laboratory and clinical data, consulting
and collaborating with physicians and other interdisciplinary team
members. Attends high-risk and c-section deliveries as team leader
except when neonatologist is present.
Acts as the primary patient and physician contact. Works one-on-one
with the physician to facilitate access to the specialty team for
the patient and their family. Provides for continuity of care by
ensuring smooth transitions between care settings and tracks
patient along the care continuum including post-discharge.
Provides complex care coordination, which includes managing a
variety of ancillary services, pre-operative plans, discharge
planning, and provider referrals. Provides clinical direction to
nursing staff regarding the continued care of patients. Follows
through with nursing staff to ensure patient receives recommended
Prescribes, recommends and regulates pharmacologic and
non-pharmacologic therapies, including controlled medications that
are warranted by patient's diagnosis or changing medical
Orders, performs, and interprets procedures, diagnostic tests or
studies to manage complex neonatal illnessess/conditions, most
commonly, prematurity and respiratory distress. Examples could
include: injections, immunizations, wound care, spinal taps,
intubation, umbilical line insertion, lumbar punctures, and chest
tube, percutaneous arterial line and central line insertion.
Provides parental and family support and education as it relates to
the infant. Counsels, instructs and educates families on physical
and mental health including: disease, home care skills, treatment
options, health behaviors, diet, preventive health measures, and
growth and development.
Interprets and evaluates patient data as authorized by a physician
for the purpose of determining management and treatment of
patients. Consults with physician as appropriate.
Adjusts patient care plan by reviewing and monitoring treatments
and therapy plans. Prepares, dictates and signs patient care plans
and summaries of patient care. Maintains records according to
established standards and guidelines.
Manages the neonatal resuscitation team when neonatologist is not
present. May act as a team leader during transport to/from
facilities, and in collaboration with the neonatologist, provides
stabilization of critically ill infants.
Performs various patient positioning and transporting duties, which
require lifting and pushing/pulling, while utilizing proper
What it Will Take:
Licenses & Certifications
Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team
member practices, and
Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber license issued by the state of
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified (NNP-BC) issued by the
National Certification Corporation (NCC), and
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration issued by the
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Registration, and
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification
issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained
within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification issued by the
American Heart Association (AHA)/American Academy of Pediatrics
Master's Degree (or equivalent knowledge) in Nursing.
Required Functional Experience
Typically requires 2 years of experience in providing clinical care
as a neonatal nurse practitioner that includes extensive knowledge
of neonatal/infant physiology, pathophysiology, and
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Ability to effectively exercise independent judgment in the
assessment, diagnosis and initiation of nursing and delegated
medical processes and procedures.Demonstrated ability to work
independently and as an effective member of a health care
team.Ability to work in a fast paced, high stress environment while
managing multiple demands.Excellent oral and written communication
skills. Ability to effectively collaborate with and establish/build
relationships with others.Proven organizational skills and ability
to prioritize effectively.
24 hour shifts, equal distribution of weekends and holidays. 10
shifts per 6 week period.
10400 75th St
At Aurora Health Care:
We pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our
patients-we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you
work at Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team
that's as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you'll find
limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement,
competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more
than that, you have the opportunity to change lives-including your
Diversity and inclusion matters at Aurora. We celebrate our
differences and nurture an environment where everyone feels
included. We know that when we reflect the communities we serve,
when we embrace differences and bring our whole selves to work
every day, we are working as one to build a healthier tomorrow for
everyone. Aurora supports a safe, healthy and drug-free work
environment through criminal background checks and pre-employment
drug testing. We maintain a smoke-free environment at all our
locations. We are an equal opportunity employer.
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