Nurse Practitioner- Pediatric/ Neonatology

at TAD PGS in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Job Responsibilities: Provides independent care for a population of patients as delineated in the collaborative agreement Participates in the care of all neonates in the NICU Performs infant resuscitation of deliveries in Labor and Delivery, Operating Room (OR), Emergency Department (ED), or other areas Participates as a member of the transport team, as needed Provides independent pediatric physical assessment; obtains a comprehensive health history and physical; documents progress notes; prepares discharge summaries as required Identifies significant health and medical risk factors and documents in the EMR Orders and interprets diagnostic tests to differentiate between normal variations and abnormal deviations; refer patients with abnormal results to consult with a physician In collaboration with the physician, develop a treatment plan Prescribes and dispenses of legal drugs and controlled substances as delegated Acts as a liaison and collaborates with nursing staff, physicians, and house staff regularly to ensure quality and safe patient care. Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as delegated and within the scope of practice of the collaborating physician; central vascular access, lumbar punctures, endotracheal intubation chest tube replacement, peripheral vascular access, and management of Non-Invasive Position Pressure Ventilation (NIPPV) and Intermittent Position Pressure Ventilation (IPPV) Basic Hiring Criteria: Must possess a current Advanced Practice Nurse - Nurse Practitioner license in the State of Illinois as a Nurse Practitioner or the ability to obtain a license prior to starting employment Current DEA License or the ability to obtain license within six (6) months of hire Current IL Controlled Substance License or the ability to obtain within (6) months of hire One (1) year experience working in an Intensive Care Setting Master's degree in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner specialty from an accredited college or university (Must provide official transcripts at the time of interview) Must be certified by a nationally recognized body as designated by the rules and regulations of the Nurse Practice Act Desired Qualifications: Must possess a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification and/or NRP certification Excellent verbal and written communication skills to work with all levels of individuals internally and externally Demonstrate communication skills to lead and teach Ability to work with patients and co-workers of diverse backgrounds
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Job Posting: 11635405

Posted On: Jan 30, 2024

Updated On: Feb 23, 2024

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