NEONATAL NURSE PRACTITIONER/PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

JOB SUMMARY

As a clinician, the APRN provides comprehensive physical evaluation and management of patients in collaboration with medical, nursing, and social work staff on the Pediatric units. As an educator, the APRN acts as a clinical expert, teacher, and resource to patients, families, and hospital staff. The APRN is also responsible for a variety of administrative duties related to the efficient operations of services. The APRN reports directly to the Patient Service Managers of the Pediatric unit and collaborates to make clinical decisions under the direction of the Medical Director/Attending and Hospitalists.

EEO/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Clinical Practice:
    • 1.1 Uses advanced knowledge, skill, and expertise to provide clinical consultation, evaluation, and management services to patients in the Pediatric unit
  • 2. Pediatric Service
    • 2.1 Uses advanced knowledge, skill, and expertise to provide clinical care services to pediatric patients who are admitted to the pediatric unit
  • 3. Educational:
    • 3.1 Provides patient and family education
  • 4. Administrative:
    • 4.1 Participates in the formulation of policies and procedures as they relate to the Pediatric unit

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

Graduate of Nurse Practitioner or PA Program. Certification as a Nurse Practitioner.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Minimum of one-year experience as Pediatric APRN in-patient setting.  PA with neonatal ICU experience welcome to apply

 

LICENSURE

 

CT APRN or PA license Required

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

Excellent knowledge, clinical skills and judgment. Possesses analytical skills to evaluate care needs, has ability to gather relevant clinical data, performs thorough physical and physco-social status examinations; possesses excellent interpersonal skills, communication, and leadership abilities; and exhibits good judgment and tact working with patients, families, and allied health professionals. Computer skills preferred.

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

No special conditions.

 

Additional Information

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