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Newborn Nursery APP. FT

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 18962
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 27341005030982-Hospitalist - Pediatric
Location: AH CMC Main - 1000 Blythe Blvd

Overview

Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital is looking for an experienced Advanced Practice Provider (APP) to join their dynamic Newborn Nursery APP team. This is a full time weekend position- Friday-Sunday, 12 hour shifts. The Acute or Primary Care Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will assist the day time team in providing care for newborns while under the supervision of and in collaboration with a licensed physician. The APP will be responsible for assisting with admissions, discharges, daily rounding on admitted patients, appropriate documentation and reassessments at bedside as a member of the care team. 
 
Essential Functions:  
•    Performs initial and periodic medical history, physical examinations, and recurring assessments as needed 
•    Records findings of examinations, assessments and plan of care 
•    Performs minor medical procedures (digit removal) 
•    Writes appropriate prescriptions and administers medications 
•    Orders and interprets laboratory and radiology examinations 
•    Determines treatment plan for patient (in conjunction with subspecialty providers where indicated)
•    Documents all patient encounters, observations, interventions, and actions in a medically appropriate manner on the patient's medical record 
•    Acts as a patient advocate for the population served 
•    Attends, participates and contributes to group/practice meetings and development of policies and procedures when requested  
 
Education, Experience and Certifications:  
•    1-2 years of inpatient experience required, ideally with a background in pediatrics 
•    Approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in the state one works 
•    Must have or be eligible for a DEA license 
•    NP acute care or primary care certification required (NP Applicants) 
•    Masters Degree or Doctorate of Nursing Practice required (NP Applicants)  
•    Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant program required (PA Applicants) 
•    Certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants preferred (PA Applicants)