Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Company: Nemours - Children's Health Systems
Posted on: February 25, 2021
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Thomas Jefferson University
Hospital Philadelphia, PA As one of the nation's leading pediatric
health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children
with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated,
family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our
pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices
in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children -
even those who may never enter our doors - through our
world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At
Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to
every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child
as if they were our own.-- Equity, diversity, and inclusion guide
our growth and strategy. We are looking for individuals who are
passionate about, and committed to leading efforts to provide
culturally relevant care, reducing health disparities, and helping
build a diverse and inclusive team environment. All Nemours
associates are expected to ensure that these philosophies are
embedded in their day to day work with colleagues, patients and
families. Nemours is actively seeking--a full time--Neonatal Nurse
Practitioner to join our Neonatology team at--Thomas Jefferson
University Hospital--in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This
opportunity performs in an expanded collaborative role by planning
and providing comprehensive, complete management of a primary
caseload of critically ill infants and their families. Day, evening
and weekend hours are required. Essential Functions:
- Manages and provides care for the patient requiring neonatal
intensive care utilizing collaborative consultation with team
members, under the direction and supervision (but not necessarily
the direct attendance) of an attending neonatologist.
- Receives a distressed neonate in the Delivery Room and
initiates appropriate intervention.
- Performs a complete newborn physical examination and assessment
of gestational age, discriminating between normal and abnormal
- Conducts parent interviews and takes family history.
- Collaborates with neonatologists concerning pertinent
historical events, physical findings, diagnostic and therapeutic
measures initiated on all admissions.
- Orders appropriate laboratory tests and procedures.
- Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures necessary and
appropriate for the care of the patient.
- Reviews and provides general care items involved in neonatal
care, such as temperature stabilization, hyperalimentation therapy,
feeding management, and phototherapy.
- Participates in daily rounds in NICU Position Requirements:
- Minimum of 2 years NNP experience. Other job experience may not
be substituted for this requirement
- Delivery room and NICU experience required
- Active--Pennsylvania Registered Nurse Licensure Required
- Active Pennsylvania Advanced Practice Nurse Licensure, with or
without prescriptive authority
- Current National Certification via NCC and NRP Certification
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children
frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in
the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive
benefits, including our unique "Bridge to a Healthy Future"
pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program,
opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal
opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified
applicants for our openings. Posted 3 Days Ago Full time 31591
About Us As one of the nation's premier pediatric health care
systems, we've made a promise to do whatever it takes to prevent
and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. It's a
promise that extends beyond our nationally recognized clinical
treatment to an entire integrated spectrum of research, advocacy,
education, and prevention. You can be a part of fulfilling this
promise. Enjoy great benefits, top professional colleagues, and the
countless rewards that come with caring for children. To learn more
about Nemours and our commitment to treat every child as if they
were our own, visit us at www.nemours.org . Please be advised that
all communication you receive from Nemours will come from a
nemours.org email address. Any communication that does not come
from a nemours.org email address did not come from Nemours and
should not be viewed as an official or unofficial communication
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