Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Northern Light Mercy Hospital is looking for a Per Diem Neo-Natal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) to be on call for their birthplace. This person will be responsible for level one, two and three newborns. Work alongside a cohesive team in our beautiful birthplace.
The Nurse Practitioner evaluates and medically manages patients in accordance with physician directives, medical bylaws, established protocols, and with practice guidelines established by the Board of Medicine and the Board of Nursing. The incumbent performs duties and tasks in accordance with standards established for the job. The incumbent may have access to highly confidential patient, employee and/or Mercy proprietary information, and must handle & protect the information in accordance with hospital & system policies, HIPAA requirements and the highest level of ethical standards. The incumbent is responsible for reporting all security events, potential events, or other security risks to the organization. The incumbent is responsible for participation in and completion of all patient safety initiatives appropriate to the position, and conducts all job responsibilities according to the Mission and Values of Northern Light Mercy Hospital.
Must be certified or eligible for certification by the national certifying body appropriate to his/her clinical specialty, licensed as an RN by the State of Maine and have approval from the Board of Nursing to practice in the advanced role. Healthcare Provider/Professional Rescuer required and ACLS is required.
Graduate of a School of Nursing, prepared to practice in an advanced role. Must participate in medical staff credentialing process. Must abide by State and Federal laws. Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills as the incumbent relates to patients, their families and significant others, physicians, interdisciplinary staff, administrative and ancillary support staff. Must demonstrate excellent analytical and problem solving skills, gather data, determine and implement appropriate solution with oversight by the physician. Must demonstrate judgment and initiate to operate during demanding situations: to treat patients at various age groups (as indicated above) and with varying health problems. Incumbent has access to highly confidential patient information. Must have high degree of accountability of practice methods and results. Must show willingness to pursue and expand knowledge base in multiple aspects of medicine. Must be flexible with scheduling demands of the position. Must demonstrate excellent writing skills and be proficient in medical terminology. Knowledge of basic computer skills encouraged.
Internal Number: 52012
About Northern Light Mercy Hospital
Northern Light Mercy Hospital carries out the healing work of
Christ by providing clinically excellent, compassionate healthcare
for all, with special concern for the poor and disadvantaged.
Mercy is a non-profit organization sponsored by the Sisters of
Mercy of the Americas, and is a member of Northern Light Health.
Programs of Excellence
•• 14 specialty practices
•• Gary's House–short term hospitality home
•• Northern Light Spine Surgery
•• McAuley Residence–Comprehensive transitional housing program
•• Northern Light Lymphedema Center
•• Six primary care practices–CVQA certified