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Neonatal APP opening in west central PA – $30K sign on

Britt Medical

Seeking Full-Time Neonatal Nurse Practitioner or Neonatal Physician Assistant to help support Neonatology team. This position will cover shifts 7 days a week with varying shift length and rotating between days and nights. Full or part-time available.

The Neonatal Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is responsible for providing inpatient care services in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). This includes evaluation and management of neonatal patients and performing procedures as needed. The NNP-Staff is expected to follow established standards and practices when performing these duties. The Neonatal APP is responsible to set the standards for the level and quality of care. The Neonatal APP has responsibility and accountability for the provision of care through supervision by and collaboration with a physician. The Neonatal APP manages and provides patient care activities for a group of patients and their families through the application of independent judgment, communication, and collaboration with all team members. The role of the Neonatal APP encompasses leadership, partnership, collaboration, and supervision. The Neonatal APP establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with physicians, other health care providers, patients, and their families, to achieve desired patient outcomes throughout the continuum of care. The Neonatal APP demonstrates a commitment to the community and to their healthcare profession. The successful candidate will be placed according to years and months of experience for employment purposes.

The successful candidate will be placed according to years and months of experience for employment purposes.

  • Perform comprehensive physical assessment of the newborn/infant, order and interpret laboratory, radiographic and clinical data in planning and documenting the course of management and discusses the plan with Neonatology Faculty, Fellows and consultants.
  • Initiate emergency evaluation and treatment.
  • Regularly perform high level invasive procedures such as umbilical line placement.
  • Serve as a member of Nursing and Medical committees as indicated.
  • Make appropriate referrals in consultation with the attending physician for medical consultations, supportive services and regulatory reporting of patient safety issues.
  • Provide support as well as information regarding the infant’s condition, progress, and plan for care to parents/family, referring and consulting physician.
  • Contribute to the body of medical and nursing knowledge through collaborative and independent research and publication.
  • Participate in determining conditions, resources, and policies basic to sound health care of the high-risk newborn.
  • Participate in Neonatal transports from referral hospital by ground and/or air.
  • Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures necessary for the care of the patient. Such procedures are carried out in accordance with established protocols and after verifying patient name and birthdate.

Qualifications:

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

  • MSN or DNP is required
  • Completion of an Accredited Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program
  • Staff Level – Two years level III or level IV NICU Registered Nurse experience is required
  • Senior Level – Three years level III or level IV NICU Neonatal Nurse Practitioner experience is required
  • Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner
  • Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Neonatal Physician Assistant

  • Graduate of a Physician Assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) is required.
  • Staff – 1 year of Physician Assistant NICU experience or completion of a neonatology residency program
  • Senior Level -3 years of Physician Assistant NICU experience
  • BS required; MS preferred
  • Physician Assistant PA State Licensure
  • NCCPA

Additional for both Neonatal PA and NNP:

  • NRP or STABLE required.
  • NCC
  • Basic Life Support OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Act 33
  • Act 34
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

Compensation & Benefits:

  • $30K sign-on
  • Outstanding benefit package including health, dental, vision and pension

The Community:

The area provides an opportunity to celebrate the change of seasons, appreciate an outdoor lifestyle, and enjoy a balance between work and play. The area is rich in culture, excellent schools, sports, outdoor recreation, shopping, and dining experiences, with easy access to nearby major metropolitan areas.

  • Very reasonable cost of living
  • Family-oriented community
  • Excellent school systems
  • Abundant cultural amenities including hiking, biking, paddling, fishing, and skiing at nearby state parks, resorts and rail trails, Big10 sports, national touring performing artists
  • Active social scene from neighboring State College, home to Penn State’s University Park campus.
  • Centrally located with easy access to larger, neighboring cities. Between 40 minutes to 4.5 hours to major cities including Pittsburgh, State College, Philadelphia, DC, and NYC.

APPLY NOW or TEXT Job #EC227240 & email address to 636 – 628 – 2412.

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