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Advanced Practice Clinician NICU

Beacon Health Systems
South Bend, IN 46601
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    • Reports to the Executive Director of Women's and Children's Services or designee. Responsible for the coordination and delivery of primary care to critically ill newborn patients (under the supervision of neonatologists). Provides clinical and administrative assistance to Neonatal Services Department programs (i.e., transport, outreach education, and staff education).
    • Mission: To enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the communities we serve as the community's provider of outstanding quality, superior value and comprehensive health care services.

      Vision: Our vision is to achieve:

      • Innovative health care and well-being services of the highest quality at the greatest value
      • Easy access and convenience
      • Outstanding patient experiences
      • Ongoing education involving physicians, patients and the community
    • Education and Experience
      • The knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of a Nursing program. Maintaining a valid and current RN license (or eligible for licensure) in the state of Indiana is required. The successful completion of a neonatal or pediatric nurse practitioner program with certification by the National Certification Corporation (NCC) or National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses (NCBPNP/N) is required. Two years of successful nursing experience in a Level III - NICU and successful completion of a 6 month internship for new graduates or comparable experience is required. Master's of Science Degree in Nursing is preferred.
    • Knowledge & Skills
      • Requires a thorough knowledge of neonatal nursing policies and procedures.
      • Requires the analytical skills necessary to assess the patient and participate in follow-up care planning.
      • Demonstrates the interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) necessary to effectively interact with patient(s), family of patient(s), physicians, and nursing care professionals.
    • Working Conditions
      • Works in a patient care environment requiring physical exertion, frequent changes in job demands, and certain undesirable patient care activities. Also works in a classroom setting.
      • Work is also performed in transport ambulances and referral hospitals in the patient transporting process.
      • May be exposed to bio-hazards.
    • Physical Demands
      • Requires the physical ability and stamina (i.e. to walk/stand for prolonged periods of time, push carts/wheelchairs up to 50 pounds, to position/lift patients at a maximum of 35 pounds unassisted, over 35 pounds requires assistance, provide CPR, etc.) to perform the essential functions of the position.

Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-11-29
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