Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Position is located at Wolfson Children's Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida
Scope of the Job
The Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner is licensed in the State of Florida and, under administrative direction, provides medical/surgical services to patients within the scope of the supervising physician’s practice; assists with specific medical program and clinical operations; schedules surgery and preoperative testing; performing and dictating consults; discharging patients and dictating discharge summaries; counsels patients regarding their health; prepares reports and summaries
Assess patient health status including state of wellness, compliance with care plan and determines appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
Assessment and management of high-risk neonates, including diagnostic and therapeutic intervention utilizing appropriate consultation and established protocols.
Provide for continuity and evaluation of health care of newborn through cooperation and consultation with team members.
Participate as a professional team member in identifying high-risk maternal and neonatal indices and in the planning and implementation of optimal care of the newborn and his/her family.
Cross train with all NICU units in Jacksonville 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
Good organizational and communication skills. Self-motivated with the ability to work with others as a team. Able to work within the framework of the division to achieve divisional and organizational goals and objectives.
Minimum of two years experience in Newborn Critical Care Level III preferred.
Education & Certifications
Masters degree in nursing or graduate of a JCAHO approved nurse practitioner program. Licensed to practice in the state of Florida; BCLS certified. Must meet the hospital credentialing requirements.
Additional Salary Information: Possible sign on bonus
About University of Florida Jacksonville Physicians, Inc.
University of Florida Jacksonville Physicians, Inc. has supported the University of Florida's physician practice in Jacksonville and other northern Florida and southern Georgia communities since 1971. UFJPI 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. UFJPI 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.