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Advanced Practice Provider--Neonatal Nurse Practitioner NICU (0.9 FTE)

Regional Health
Rapid City

Job Description

Department

RCH NICU-Nursing

Scheduled Weekly Hours

36

Shift

Rotating (United States of America)

Job Summary

Under Physician supervision, the Physician Assistant and/or Nurse
Practitioner may assume primary responsibility in their respective specialty area according
to federal, state, and local regulatory agencies. Responsible for management of selected a
trisk or complex patients and aggregate patient populations in collaboration with
physicians, nurses and other health care team members. Must demonstrate the knowledge,
critical thinking and skills to plan, coordinate and provide care on a continuing
basis.

Job Description

Essential Functions:
Consistently
demonstrates appropriate referral and/or transfer of patients to another
facility.
Demonstrates a thorough and current knowledge of disease processes
while conducting a comprehensive health history and physical examination or problem-focused
assessment depending on patients status.
Demonstrates the ability to
appropriately assess patients, apply clinical interventions, evaluate outcomes, and
implement changes to the plan of care. Anticipates and communicates changes in patient
status to meet the needs of the patient.
Documentation is thorough utilizing
appropriate format and completed according to facility policy as evidenced by observation,
documentation, and/or feedback.
Orders appropriate tests, procedures, and
therapies in collaboration with medical staff based on relevant organizational and
unit-specific policies/procedures.
Performs and documents ongoing patient
assessment and formulates plan of care in collaboration with other medical
providers.
Performs procedures and examinations within scope of practice,
consistent with specific policies/procedures and scope of care under the guidance of the
supervising physician(s).
Recognizes physical, developmental, and psychosocial
distress of patient and family, and provides appropriate interventions.
Responds
appropriately to emergency situations, basing patient management decisions on individual
patient needs.
Utilizes critical thinking in implementing and coordinating
medical and nursing interventions as evidenced by observation and
feedback.

Additional Requirements

Required:
Certifications - Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP) - South Dakota Board of Nursing
Physician Assistant (PA) - South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners

Preferred:
Experience - 1+ years of Clinical Experience; 1+ years of Healthcare Experience

Physical Requirements:
Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

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Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Employment Type

Full time

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