Job Title: Neonatal-Nurse Practitioner
City/State: Kingston, NY
Category: Nursing/Nursing Management
Department: WRM - HealthWorx
Req #: 34698
Posted Date: Mar 28, 2023
Hiring Range: $76.50/hr
The Nurse Practitioner is a licensed professional provider who functions in collaboration with an attending physicianat WMCHealth. Provides exceptional direct diagnostic and therapeutic patient care to the highest standards of the organization as part of a multidisciplinary team. Cultivates a patient centric environment that focuses on the whole individual inclusive of physical, psychosocial, spiritual and functional needs of the patient, family, and significant others. Serves as the focal professional for the continuity of care in patient care within scope of practice standards, as well as specialty specific standards to address and resolve problems that may arise.
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides assessment, triage, and therapeutic management of patient/family needs throughout the disease process as an integral part of an interdisciplinary team. The NP, whether the practice setting is the inpatient, ambulatory, or outpatient settings, provides optimal patient care, from diagnostic to prognostic matters. This individual works in collaboration with the attending supervising/collaborating physician(s) in accordance with state law and hospital regulations, hospital policy, protocols and clinical pathways and may provide autonomous team based care. Obtains medical histories, performs physical examinations, reviews/orders diagnostic/therapeutic tests and radiologic results, formulates and manages patient treatment plans. The NP may perform procedures, prescribes treatment and medications in accordance with institutional and state guidelines, as well as, when necessary for scope within specialty or professional competency standards. In some clinical specialties, the NP may have autonomous or independent practice managing certain patient populations. Qualifications/Requirements:
clinical working experience as an NP within the given specialty/service line preffered, but none required
Graduate from an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program
Licenses / Certifications:
New York State Registered Nurse License New York State Nurse Practitioner License Board specialty certification, as appropriate for position profile ACLS/BLS Certified, when indicated for position profile DEA License, when indicated for position profile PALS, when indicated for pediatric care NRP Certification, when indicated for neonatal care
The ability to solve complex problems is typically a valued skill for NPs and PAs, as are critical-thinking and the ability to react quickly when a patient's condition changes. Considerable independent judgment utilized within scope of practice parameters.