Nurse Practitioner - NICU
at RCM Health Care Services

Date Posted: 11/8/2018

Job Description

Large and well respected hospital located in Southern Connecticut, is currently seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner (NP) to work in their NICU department. This is an amazing opportunity to join and new and very cutting edge facilities. This position offers a very competitive salary and benefits package.
JOB SUMMARY: Position will be based in their Neonatal ICU (NICU). You will assists in the evaluation and treatment of patients presenting a variety of medical problems that range from chronic disease, acute illness and episodic disorders to health care maintenance. Under the direction of or in consultation with a physician, provides a broad spectrum of general patient care.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES/CRITICAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Takes medical histories and performs physical examinations, utilizing appropriate diagnostic techniques; evaluates physical signs, symptoms, and medical history to assess patient's physical condition; performs selected technical surgical, and therapeutic procedures under the supervision of a physician.
  • May order and interpret lab data, radiological examinations, and diagnostic tests.
  • Completes accurate and appropriate orders; develops treatment plans in conjunction with physician; administers treatments and medications prescribed by physicians; documents all aspects of care according to standards.
  • Recognizes and evaluates patients who require immediate attention of a physician, and, when necessary, initiates, without supervision, emergency medical treatments.
  • May provide education, instruction, and counseling as indicated after assessing the learning needs of the patient and family.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: MSN with CT state NP license. 1 year emergency/surgical experience beyond formal training is preferred. NICU experience is REQUIRED.. ACLS and PALS preferred.

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