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NEONATAL NURSE PRACTITIONER

Company: Elliot Hospital
Location: Manchester
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:



Advanced Practice Clinician

Variable , As needed

POSITION SUMMARY

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).

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
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.

Experience:

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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