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Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (On Call)

Location: Honolulu, HI Job Number: 832940 Date posted: 09/29/2019

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Description:
Provides direct patient care including assessment, diagnosis, treatment and technical procedures to a group of normal-to-high risk infants. Manages neonatal caseload with physician consultation and collaboration. Serves as patient and family advocate in identifying healthcare needs and actions for neonatal cases. Coordinates pre- and post-operative care activities for normal-to-high risk infants. Supports neonatal units during crisis situations. Utilizes planning, implementation, and evaluation in formulating neonatal diagnosis and intervention.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Interprets antenatal/perinatal health history. Assesses gestational age.
  • Performs resuscitation of newborns in delivery room and in Neonatal Units with use of bag and mask, laryngoscopy, endotracheal intubation, cardiac compressions, intravenous access and emergency medications.
  • Performs physical exams and evaluations on infants in the Delivery, Neonatal and Mother-Baby Units.
  • Performs specialized procedures on high-risk infants to include umbilical artery and vein catheterization, endotracheal intubation, suprapubic bladder tap, lumbar puncture, peripheral central venous catheterization, peripheral artery catheterization, needle aspiration of pneumothorax, sepsis work-ups and other procedures following clinical competencies for advanced practice.
  • Orders/interprets lab tests, radiographs and routine diagnostics to include routine Newborn Screening, head ultrasounds, ophthalmic retinal, and outpatient evaluation.
  • Prescribes phototherapy, antimicrobial therapy and enteral/parenteral nutrition and supplements.
  • Makes rounds on designated patients. Evaluates care and progress. Develops plan and writes orders.
  • Documents admission history and physicals, resuscitations, assessments, procedures, progress notes and discharge summaries.
  • Collaborates with attending MD regarding treatment plan of assigned infants.
  • Develops, implements, reviews and revises standards/procedures/protocols for Neonatal Care. Develops practice guidelines that reflect current research, trends, and technology in the Neonatal Units.
  • Keeps current with standards/issues/implications for advanced practice nursing. Provides educational programs for staff to support QI activities. Participates in Perinatal Quality Management Program.
  • Serves as clinical resource to staff. Identifies learning needs of staff. Implements formal and informal educational programs. Maintains current knowledge and skills to the Neonatal area.
  • Utilizes cost effective resources.
  • Provides input to Hospital/Regional Committees for planning, policy development, patient care and quality improvement issues and activities.
  • May perform patient care to the extent necessary to maintain clinical expertise, competency and licensing necessary to fulfill job responsibilities and to direct the provision of care on the unit.
  • Provides direct patient care on an as needed basis. Provides services that are within scope of license and in compliance with all legal, regulatory, and policy requirements relevant to clinical role performed.
  • Incorporates the KP Nursing Vision, Model and Values through out their Nursing Practice.
  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in neonatal care.
  • Education
  • Master's degree in nursing.
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP).
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • Valid Hawaii RN License (must meet education requirement(s) for Hawaii State licensure) upon date of hire.
  • Valid Hawaii APRN Recognition (must meet education requirement(s) for Hawaii State recognition) upon date of hire.
  • Certified Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) by the National Certification Corporation (NCC) as accepted by the Hawaii State Board of Nursing upon date of hire,
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification.
  • National Provider Identifier (NPI) and Taxonomy code required at time of hire.

  • Additional Requirements:
  • Skilled in patient advocate role to ensure patient centered focus.
  • Strong patient assessment skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in leadership, Teaching, interpersonal relations, customer service, problem solving and decision making.

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum one (1) year of Nurse Practitioner in an acute care setting.
  • Valid Hawaii APRN Recognition with Prescriptive Authority (must meet education requirement(s) for Hawaii State APRN prescriptive authority) upon date of hire.
  • Primary Location: Hawaii,Honolulu,Moanalua Ancillary Building 3288 Moanalua Rd. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Non-Union, Non-Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Nursing Licensed Department: Pediatrics-NP/PA Inpatient Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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