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Advanced Practice Provider – Neonatal – OSF Medical Group, Galesburg - OSF002045

Hours per week: 40
Status (Benefits): Full-Time
Work Schedule: 7a – 7 p, 7 on 7 off, call when on
Location: 3333 N SEMINARY ST, Galesburg, IL, United States

3333 N SEMINARY ST, Galesburg, IL, United States

Job Description

Description

Reporting to the Patient Care Director of Children's Services, and according to professional nursing standards of care, performs a variety of advanced nursing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for high risk neonates. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care that is appropriate to the ages of the patients served.

 

Neonatal or pediatric experience highly preferred.  NRP Certified.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

The job incumbent is required to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care appropriate to the age of the patients served on their assigned unit(s). 

 

This requires that the incumbent demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development as well as the physical, emotional and psycho-social needs of the patient population served.

 

 

Work requires an advanced professional level of knowledge of nursing practice and theory as it relates to the care and treatment of high risk neonates which can be acquired by completion and graduation from a 2 year training program at an accredited School of Nursing plus completion of up to 1 year of education in a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program.  

 

 

State Licensure as an APN in the state of Illinois.

 

 

Work requires 2 to 3 years of related work experience, including 1 to 2 years as an RN, in order to be able to assess normal and abnormal characteristics of neonates, obtain necessary communication skills to deal with a variety of healthcare providers as well as parents/care givers in crisis situations, and obtain in-depth knowledge of protocols related to care of high risk neonates.

 

 

Work requires the interpersonal skills necessary to educate parents/care givers on care of sick neonates as well as provide emotional support during a crisis, deal effectively with physicians and residents, provide training and education to residents, medical students and nurses.

 

 

Work requires analytical ability to assess condition of neonate based on physical examination, appearance, and laboratory and related clinical data, develop patient care plans and monitor progress toward goals, and recognize and initiate emergency interventions as appropriate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

 

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