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Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Company: UPMC Central PA
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

UPMC Central PA is seeking a full-time Neonatal Nurse Practitioners to provide clinical services at our Harrisburg 42-bed level III NICU. The NP in this position will be working closely with the Neonatologist at the hospital, caring for high risk newborns. About the Position:

  • Supports our Central PA Division of Newborn Medicine team in growing and building the UPMC Central PA Division of Neonatology
  • Provide clinical services to our Harrisburg 42-bed, level 3 NICU unit
  • Support services throughout the UPMC Pinnacle 7-hospital system
  • Perform comprehensive physical assessment of the newborn/infant, order and interpret laboratory, radiographic and clinical data in planning and documenting the course of management and discusses the plan with Neonatology Faculty, Fellows and consultants.
  • Initiate emergency evaluation and treatment.
  • Regularly perform high level invasive procedures such as umbilical line placement.
  • Serve as a member of Nursing and Medical committees as indicated.
  • Make appropriate referrals in consultation with the attending physician for medical consultations, supportive services and regulatory reporting of patient safety issues.
  • Provide support as well as information regarding the infant's condition, progress, and plan for care to parents/family, referring and consulting physician.
  • Contribute to the body of medical and nursing knowledge through collaborative and independent research and publication.
  • Participate in determining conditions, resources, and policies basic to sound health care of the high-risk newborn.
  • Participate in Neonatal transports from referral hospital by ground and/or air.
  • Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures necessary for the care of the patient. Such procedures are carried out in accordance with established protocols and after verifying patient name and birthdate.
  • Serve as a resource outside the hospital system in areas where his/her expertise can provide a community service.
  • Maintain clinical competency and keep informed of current trends and developments in neonatal nursing and related medical progress through continuing education and review of the literature.
  • Elicit, record, and interpret a complete health history, including past medical, obstetrical, family and psychosocial aspects.
  • Record and dictate interim, discharge, and transfer summaries.
  • Participate in the planning and presentation of continuing education programs for in-house medical and nursing personnel, referral hospital personnel and future RN's and Neonatal CRNP's.
  • Coordinate plan of care and procedure with the patient's primary nurse Professional Skills:
    • Board certified/Board eligible as a Nurse Practitioner
    • Eligible for Licensure in the State of Pennsylvania
    • Team orientated with the ability to provide personalized patient care and demonstrate clinical outcomes
    • Commitment to providing high-quality and compassionate care to patients Benefits:
      • Health, life, and disability insurance
      • Medical malpractice insurance
      • Defined contribution plan; 403(b) plan with employer match
      • Professional dues and CME allowance
      • Relocation assistance
      • Potential sign on bonus About UPMC Central PA UPMC Pinnacle is a nationally recognized leader in providing high quality, patient-centered health care services in south central Pennsylvania and surrounding rural communities. The not-for-profit system cares for more than 1.2 million area residents yearly, providing life-saving emergency care, essential primary care and leading-edge diagnostic services. The UPMC Pinnacle health system includes seven acute care hospitals with 1,161 licensed beds, more than 160 outpatient clinics and ancillary facilities. Care provided by more than 2,900 physicians and allied health professionals, and approximately 11,000 employees. It is a health care hub serving Dauphin, Cumberland, Perry, York, Lancaster, Lebanon, Juniata, Franklin, Adams, and parts of Snyder counties. About South Central Pennsylvania Features both rural and suburban living and boasts an abundance of sports, arts, cultural events and entertainment. Close to historically significant areas such as Gettysburg and world-famous Hershey Park and Hershey s Chocolate World. Offers top-rated public schools, blue-ribbon private schools, and some of Pennsylvania s top colleges and universities. Area school districts consistently ranked in the top 20% of Pennsylvania. With affordable homes a composite cost of living index of 99.7, compared to 126.5 in Philadelphia It is a great place to grow a career and family. Listed among America s Most Livable Cities, and ranked in U.S. News & World Report s Best Cities to Live , we are a 2 to 3 hour drive away from New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

Keywords: UPMC Central PA, Harrisburg , Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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