Certified Neonatal Clinician, Hawaii, Call-in ( Job Number: 153333 )
Kaiser Permanente - Honolulu, HI

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Under indirect supervision, provides direct patient care including assessment, diagnosis, treatment & technical procedures to a group of normal-to-high risk infants. Manages neonatal caseload with physician consultation & collaboration. Serves as patient & family advocate in identifying healthcare needs & actions for neonatal cases. Coordinates pre- & post-operative care activities for normal-to-high risk infants. Supports neonatal units during crisis situations. Utilizes planning, implementation, & evaluation in formulating neonatal diagnosis & intervention.

Essential Functions

  • Interprets antenatal/perinatal health history. Assesses gestational age
  • Performs resuscitation of newborns in delivery room & in Neonatal Units with use of bag & mask, laryngoscopy, endotracheal intubation, cardiac compressions, intravenous access & emergency medications
  • Performs physical exams & evaluations on infants in the Delivery, Neonatal & Mother-Baby Units
  • Performs specialized procedures on high-risk infants to include umbilical artery & vein catheterization, endotracheal intubation, suprapubic bladder tap, lumbar puncture, peripheral central venous catheterization, peripheral artery catheterization, needle aspiration of pneumothorax, sepsis work-ups & other procedures following clinical competencies for advanced practice
  • Orders/Interprets lab tests, radiographs & routine diagnostics to include routine Newborn Screening, head ultrasounds, ophthalmic retinal, & outpatient evaluation
  • Prescribes phototherapy. antimicrobial therapy & enteral/parenteral nutrition & supplements
  • Makes rounds on designated patients. Evaluates care & progress. Develops plan & writes orders
  • Documents admission history & physicals, resuscitations, assessments, procedures, progress notes & discharge summaries
  • Collaborates with attending MD regarding treatment plan of assigned infants
  • Develops, implements, reviews & revises standards/procedures/protocols for Neonatal Care
  • Facilitates patient care communication & information by participating in patient rounds & functioning as patient & family advocate
  • Recommends medical & nursing care measures to improve care of infants in neonatal units
  • Serves as clinical resource to staff. Identifies learning needs of staff. Implements formal & informal educational programs
  • Represents nursing & Kaiser Permanente to community & professional organizations. Consults with colleagues within Kaiser & in other health care delivery systems
  • Develops practice guidelines that reflect current research, trends, & technology in the Neonatal Units
  • Keeps current with legal & risk management issues & implications for advanced nursing practice
  • May prescribe medications
  • May perform patient care to the extent necessary to maintain clinical expertise, competency & licensing necessary to fulfill job responsibilities & to direct the provision of care on the unit
  • May perform patient care to the extent necessary to maintain clinical expertise, competency & licensing necessary to fulfill job responsibilities & to direct the provision of care on the unit
  • Additional essential functions as listed in the complete job description
Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Two years of experience in neonatal care
  • Master's degree in Nursing
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
  • Valid Hawaii RN License (must meet education requirement(s) for Hawaii State licensure)
  • Valid Hawaii APRN Recognition (must meet education requirement(s) for Hawaii State recognition)
  • Certified Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) by the National Certification Corporation (NCC) as accepted by the Hawaii State Board of Nursing
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification
  • National Provider Identifier (NPI) and Taxonomy code required at time of hire
  • Skilled in patient advocate role to ensure patient centered focus
  • Strong patient assessment skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in leadership, teaching, interpersonal relations, customer service, problem solving, and decision making
  • Talking to co-workers, customers, outside vendors, and on the telephone
  • Reading, writing, speaking and understanding English
  • Training/giving and receiving instructions
  • Mathematical ability, attention to detail (e.g., organization, prioritization, proofing), concentration, and alertness
  • National Provider Identifier (NPI) and Taxonomy code required at time of hire
Preferred Qualifications:
  • One year of Nurse Practitioner in an acute care setting
  • Valid Hawaii APRN Recognition with Prescriptive Authority (must meet education requirement(s) for Hawaii State APRN prescriptive authority)
For more information, please contact Debbie Waters, Nurse Recruiter, at 619-641-2716 or

Debbie.a.waters@kp.org

. Prinicipals only.

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