APRN/Neonatal Nurse Practitioner - Naples NICU (Full Time)
Nicklaus Children’s Health System
Location: Naples, Florida
Internal Number: 24230
Functions independently within parameters delineated by supervising physician. Provides comprehensive direct patient care for high risk newborns and infants with life threatening or high acuity conditions that require constant monitoring. Responsibilities include completing history and physical examinations, ordering and interpreting radiographic and laboratory test, diagnosing illness, documenting patient care services with EMR, and performing procedures within scope of practice and demonstrated through competency.
Job Specific Duties
Diagnoses medical and surgical problems of high risk newborn.
Develops, implements, evaluates, monitors, manages, and modify a plan of care that prescribes interventions to attain expected outcomes.
Ensures plan of care is of sufficient breadth and depth to guide the interdisciplinary team in achieving the desired health outcomes for patients and families.
Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, and cost in planning and delivering patient care across departments and promoting optimal patient outcomes.
Contributes to the development of peers, colleagues, and others to improve patient outcomes and to promote growth of the nursing profession by facilitating collaboration and communication.
Ensures understanding and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the developmental level of the patient.
Generates, collects, and integrates data from a wide variety of sources in order to make clinical judgments and decisions about the initiation of orders, procedures, referrals, and treatments.
Accountable for maintaining current expertise and skills in order to facilitate a high quality of clinical performance and to promote professional growth.
Models professional verbal and written communication with the interdisciplinary team members involved in the ongoing management of patients to optimize patient outcomes.
Participates in patient care (writing daily progress notes, coordinating clinical care, discharge planning, etc.).
Writes orders, monitors/alters drug therapies, and performs other procedures with education and experience within established protocol in collaborative relationship with a Physician(s).
Minimum Job Requirements
APRN State of Florida Licensure - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
NRP - Neonatal Resuscitation Program - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Certification
CPR BLS -American Heart Association BLS - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
BACKGRD - Level II Background Check Finger printing background
OTHER Successful completion of Credentialing by NCHS Medical Administration
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Able to relate cooperatively and constructively with patients, families, and co-workers.
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
Ability to problem solves to formulate a plan of care and evaluate the patient's response to care.
Ability to interpret, adapt, and react calmly under stressful conditions.
Nicklaus Children’s Health System, is the region’s only healthcare system exclusively for children. In addition to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and a growing number of outpatient centers located throughout the tri-county area, the health system includes Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation, the organization’s fundraising arm; Nicklaus Children's Pediatric Specialists, a nonprofit physician practice subsidiary; a management services organization, and an ambulatory surgery center. Our vision is to be where the children are. Ultimately, this means being there through all stages of health and life, both physically and emotionally. To be a trusted partner to children and their families, not only in times of illness, but throughout their life journey. Our mission is to inspire hope and promote lifelong health by providing the best care to every child.