Description SHIFT: PRN SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem The Woman's Hospital of Texas - Houston, TX Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) Please click here to meet some of our team and learn more about our division! The Woman's Hospital of Texas opened in 1976 and ever since has remained the state's premier facility dedicated solely to the health of women and newborn infants. Located near the Texas Medical Center, Woman's offers 397 licensed beds, including a NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) and a full range of women's health services and newborn infants. More than 650 board-certified physicians at Woman's offer their expertise and an outstanding level of quality care in the areas of gynecology, obstetrical care, high-risk pregnancy and minimally invasive surgery. The Woman's Hospital of Texas is currently looking for an Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP). Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Director of NICU Level III, is responsible and accountable for individual nursing practice and, when applicable, appropriately delegates tasks to provide optimum patient care. Accountable for the assessment and development of the medical plan of care for high-risk neonates in collaboration with the attending physicians. Participates in the development of guidelines for neonatal care and serves as a resource for the neonatal staff members and patient's family. Participates in educational and outreach programs to continuously improve quality of neonatal team processes and services in order to maintain competence and professional growth Evaluates and applies knowledge of age-related and socioeconomic factors in the assessment, care, treatment and education of neonatal patients and their families. Identifies and assists with opportunities for performance improvement activities on the unit and with other service areas. Accurately and completely documents all aspects of care given. Demonstrates fiscal responsibility by taking ownership of time management, decreasing waste and promoting cost effectiveness. To actively market services to increase volume and awareness. Demonstrates the ability to be an advocate for and strive to protect the health, safety and rights of the patient. Interactions with patients and colleagues demonstrate compassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth, and uniqueness of every individual, unrestricted by considerations of social or economic status or cultural beliefs. Communicate effectively with the multidisciplinary team. (physicians, nurses, business office, and medical records) to provide for continuity of patient care and to meet the needs of the customers we serve. Behaviors and interactions demonstrate a positive attitude, personal initiative and motivation to achieve the goals of the unit. To uphold the standards of the profession and organization and practice ethically and with integrity. Other duties as assigned Qualifications Qualifications: MSN or completion of an accredited Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program required Current RN license in Texas, concurrent approval to practice advanced practice nursing in the state of Texas required BCLS certified required NCC Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Certification required NRP and S.T.A.B.L.E. certified required ACLS certificationpreferred 2 years level III neonatal nursing preferred
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