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Neonatal Advanced Practice Provider

Company: University Hospitals
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:


UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital is a 244-bed, full-service children's hospital and academic medical center. A trusted leader in pediatric health care for more than 125 years, UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital is recognized as one of the Best Children's Hospitals in nation by U.S. News & World Report for 29 consecutive years, with Neonatology ranking # 7 in 2019. As the region's premier resource for pediatric referrals, UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital's dedicated team of more than 1,300 pediatric specialists uses the most advanced treatments and latest innovations to deliver the complete range of pediatric specialty services for 700,000 patient encounters, annually. Our neonatologists collaborate with maternal fetal medicine and other specialists to provide the most advanced, comprehensive care available for mom and baby under one roof, with support services to our community partners. Our neonatologists are leading efforts to reduce preterm births and infant mortality rates through innovative programs and groundbreaking research. With our mission to heal, teach and discover, the opportunities for Neonatal APP will include exposure to varied, extensive and challenging newborn and neonatal care experiences.

Seeking experienced Neonatal APP to work in a fast-paced environment, offering an academic health care setting. We offer a variety of shift options, ranging from 10 hour, 12 hour up to 24 hour coverage, including Day/Night, Nights, weekends and holiday hours. The NNP will assess, implement, and evaluate appropriate plan of care for patients. This includes diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, in accordance with the scope of practice of an Neonatal APP and current standard of care. Neonatal APP will manage care for a caseload of medically complex neonates in both the acute phase and transition to home as well as participate in deliveries. Must be able to demonstrate competencies defined in Neonatal APP responsibilities in providing age-appropriate care to neonates from birth to the age of two years. Neonatal APP will be expected to initiate and participate in education, research and professional activities that contribute to improving patient care, Neonatal APP program operation, or the Neonatal APPs own professional development.

This position will be a split/shared position within level IV NICU & Stepdown unit at UH Cleveland Medical Center plus community coverage at Lake west/Tripoint.

Responsibilities include:

  • Identify, assess and coordinate the care of select pediatric in-patients with special health care or rehabilitation needs in order to promote comprehensive family-centered discharge planning in an efficient and cost effective manner.
  • Identify patient with complex healthcare/rehab needs.
  • Assess individual patient and patient populations to identify care/education/rehab needs and develops, implements and evaluates programs to meet these needs and coordinate patient care/collaborates with others.
  • Practices within the guidelines of a Standard Care Arrangement with a collaborating physician.
  • Actively participates in the quality improvement process. Involved in learning regarding trends in case management.
  • Initiates and maintains positive relationships with patients/customers. Initiates and maintains positive relationships with co-workers.
  • Takes responsibility for self-development and supports a learning environment Displays commitment to the mission of the hospital and its values.Qualifications

    Master of Science in Nursing with Advanced Practice Certification specific to the neonatal population or PA with fellowship training in NICU setting.

    License Requirements:
    Current Ohio Nursing license.
    Current Ohio APRN license.
    Certified Neonatal Nurse Practitioner with prescriptive authority.
    Current Ohio PA license.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    2 years of experience working as a NICU RN with recent NNP program completion preferred.
    PA with neonatal experience will be considered.
    Experience working as a Neonatal APP for a large healthcare system

    • Effective oral and written communication skills
    • A variety of technical patient care devices specific to the clinical area.
    • Proficiency with computers and selected office equipment.
    • BLS and NRP provider certification
    • DEA license provided through the hospital
    • Strong clinical assessment and analytical skills
    • Self-directed professional with strong organizational skills

Keywords: University Hospitals, Cleveland , Neonatal Advanced Practice Provider, Healthcare , Cleveland, Ohio

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