Emory Healthcare Neonatal Nurse Practitioner in Atlanta, Georgia
Under supervision of an attending neonatologist and following established protocols, manages care for high risk newborns and their families in emergency and non-emergency situations. Collaborates with other health care professionals to identify and stabilize the high risk infant and establish a care plan. Assesses patient by obtaining comprehensive perinatal history. Performs physical assessment of body systems and interprets findings. Identifies and assists with high risk deliveries.
With required physician supervision, may perform or order diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for newborns. Thoroughly documents all aspects of patient care using established charting procedure. Serves as a consultant on the care of chronically ill infants or those with complex medical problems. Assists with family education. Assists in outreach education activities by teaching classes. Assists in staff orientation and serves as a preceptor. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in nursing, and a current Georgia nursing license. Nurse practitioner certification by a National Certifying Organization approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing (NCC, NAPNAP) with renewal every three years or as required by the national organization. Recognition as a Nurse Practitioner by the Georgia Board of Nursing.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's prepared Neonatal Nurse Practitioner with APRN licensure in GA, experience preferred.
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Division School Of Medicine
Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30308
Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta
Department SOM: Peds: Neonatology
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Job Number 15199
Job Category Advanced Practice Providers
Standard Hours 40 Hours
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