NEONATAL NURSE PRACTITIONER
Company: Elliot Hospital
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Advanced Practice Clinician
Variable , As needed
The primary purpose of the Advance Practice Registered Nurse
Practitioner is the provision of compassionate, effective,
efficient, quality health, nursing, and medical care directly to
patients. APRNs practice autonomously in independent roles or in
collaboration with other medical professionals across a variety of
settings and provide the complete range of services consistent with
standards established by a national credentialing or certifying
body recognized by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing
and approved by the New Hampshire State Board of Nursing in the
appropriate APRN role and specialty in accordance with the State of
New Hampshire Nurse Practice Act, Section RSA 326-B:11 (Scope of
APRN Practice and Authority).
Provides direct care to patients along the wellness spectrum by
performing advanced assessment, diagnosis, prescribing, selecting,
administering, and providing therapeutic measures and treatment
regimes to patients with undifferentiated symptoms as well as those
with established diagnoses. Is accountable for recognizing the
limits of his/her knowledge and experience and for planning the
management of situations beyond APRN expertise by consulting with
or referring patients to other health providers as appropriate.
Promotes professional growth through mentoring of new staff or
students as well as for interpreting the role of the nurse
practitioner to individuals, families, and other professionals.
Demonstrates consistently a high ethical standard and abides by all
current legal standards as advocates for their patient(s). APRNs
promote advocacy activities that support their patients at the
practice, hospital, community, state, or national level. Strives
continuously to improve the quality of his/her patient care by
developing, participating, disseminating, or interpreting current
clinical research evidence and quality improvement data into
practice at the local, community, state, or national level.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Knowledge of how to obtain
consultation, plan, and implement collaborative management,
referring, or transferring the care of the patient as appropriate.
Ability to maintain accurate, legible, timely, and confidential
patient records. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE
Education: Must hold a graduate degree earned in an accredited
advanced practice registered nurse education program or have
graduated before July 1, 2004 from an APRN education program
accredited by a national accrediting body.
Shall possess at least 2 years experience as a registered nurse or
advanced practice nurse.
Additional education and experience may be necessary according to
the specified role intended for the APRN practice area and may be
added in an addendum.
Certification/Licensure: Must be currently certified by national
certifying body in the specialty for which the applicant was
educated that is recognized by the New Hampshire State Board of
Nursing. Currently hold an maintain an RN and APRN license to
practice in the state of New Hampshire or be eligible to obtain
such license prior to date of hire.
Keywords: Elliot Hospital, Manchester , NEONATAL NURSE PRACTITIONER, Other , Manchester, New Hampshire
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