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University of Florida Jacksonville Healthcare, Inc. has supported the University of Florida's physician practice in Jacksonville and other northern Florida and southern Georgia communities since 1971. UFJHI provides a wide range of business services to one of the largest mixed specialty practices in the southeastern United States consisting of over 300 physicians working in 30 clinics. UFJHI is an exciting and challenging place to work. We really care about the communities and patients that we serve. Our employees work alongside nationally and internationally renowned physicians who are engaged in teaching and research as well as providing healthcare services. Primarily located in Jacksonville, Florida, UFJHI also offers a great north Florida lifestyle with countless recreational activities, museums, orchestras along with professional and amateur sports.
Scope of the Job
ARNP: A Neonatal Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner who is licensed in the State of Florida to practice professional nursing and has completed an approved Neonatal Critical Care Nurse Practitioner Program and has demonstrated expertise in the clinical management of the high-risk newborn.
PA: A Certified Physician Assistant who is licensed in the State of Florida, and has demonstrated expertise in the clinical management of the high-risk newborn.
The essential functions are the primary dimensions for performance review.
Assessment and management of the high-risk neonate, including diagnosis and therapeutic intervention utilizing appropriate consultation and established protocol which include attending high-risk deliveries and stabilization of the ill or premature infant . Differentiate between normal and abnormal physical findings on physical examination relevant to gestational age and interpret findings accordingly.
Provide for continuity and evaluation of health care of the newborn through cooperation and consultation with other team members.
Participates as a professional team member in identifying high-risk maternal and neonatal factors and in planning and implementation of optimal care of the newborn and his/her family.
Elicit, record and interpret complete medical histories to include relevant obstetrics, family and psychosocial medical histories.
Participate in daily patient management rounds with the Neonatologist
Enter daily progress notes into the Neodata computerized program.
Provide education to ancillary services and other disciplines through formal and/or informal presentations.
Maintain appropriate state licensure with the State of Florida for purposes of practicing as an ARNP / PA . Maintain ongoing education as required by licensure.
Ability to work with computer programs to produce daily notes, admission data, discharge data, access labs and other information used in the care of the high-risk infant. Attend all mandatory educational classes offered by The University of Florida. Attend educational activities as conducted by Neonatologists. Cross-train in other units in the Jacksonville areas as assigned.
Must be able to perform under stress when confronted with emergency, critical, or unusual situations. Must be capable of dealing with periodic cyclical workload pressures and levels of responsibility. Required to make independent judgments without supervision. Must be able to make generalizations, evaluations, or decisions based on sensory or judgmental criteria. Must have the adaptability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure. Requires the ability to work with people beyond giving and receiving instructions.
SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS, AND REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
Licensed in the State of Florida
Neonatal Certifications (NRP [Neonatal Resuscitation Program]) current
Experienced in assessment and management off newborns in a Level II and Level III facility
Experienced in high-risk labor and delivery processes, intubations, resuscitation , stabilization and transporting the neonate from the L & D to the NICU.
Proficient in record keeping
Able to use personal computer and programs required for generating progress notes
Be a team player
Relate effectively with other staff at all professional levels
Able to travel to other NICU sites as assigned
At lease 2 years experience in a Level II and/or Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Experienced in attending high-risk deliveries. Experienced with computerized progress notes system. Some exposure to clinical trials (preferred but not essential).
Education and Certifications
Licensed ARNP / PA in the State of Florida. NRP Certification, PA Certification or ARNP Certification by National Certification Corporation (NCC).
We are Proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer
In return for your skills we offer:
Paid time off (18 days) + 9 holidays
Flexible Spending Accounts
Short/Long Term Disability
And many more employee perks