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Neonatology Advanced Practice Provider - Logan Regional Hospital

Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Logan
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:This Advanced Practice Provider (APRN or PA) will join our interdisciplinary Neonatology team at Logan Regional Hospital located in Logan, Utah.

Logan Regional Hospital houses an 18-bed level II NICU that has a care team of Neonatologists, Pediatricians, Nurse Practitioners, and a staff of qualified RNs, Respiratory Therapists, and CNAs. We also collaborate with a larger interdisciplinary team including Developmental Specialists, Pharmacists, Dieticians, Lactation Specialists, Social Workers and Parent Support who provide superior care for our patients.

We are a smaller special care nursery, but have the benefit of being a part of Intermountain Healthcare, allowing for constant collaboration and consultation just a phone call away at all times. We use the latest equipment and most advanced technology available, ensuring our APPs can work at the top of their scope of licensure. Our unit is designed for private, patient-focused care that encourages family participation. This APP will also provide care at McKay-Dee Hospital's level III NICU, approximately 1-2 shifts per month.

This is a full time, fully benefits-eligible position including generous CME reimbursement, relocation and student loan assistance, among other comprehensive benefits. It is anticipated this APP will work a combination of 24-hour and 12-hour shifts, including some days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays to meet patient care needs.

Due to the level of independence needed on our unit, we are currently requiring APP candidates to have at least one year of licensed APRN or PA experience in a level III or level IV newborn intensive care unit.Job Essentials

Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) are accountable for the provision of patient care at the top of licensure, within their scope of practice. Licensed, credentialed and privileged to perform such duties as:

  • Maintenance and promotion of health and prevention of disease;
  • Assessment, diagnosis, treatment, correction, and consultation;
  • Education of the patient, patient's family, clinical staff, and others;
  • Prescription or administration of prescription drugs or devices in accordance with a consultation and referral plan;
  • Consultation with other healthcare providers;
  • Appropriate and timely documentation of clinical care;
  • Continually learning and developing for optimal patient care and outcomes.

    Advanced Practice Providers may also participate in research, utilize evidence-based practice to improve quality patient care, protocol development, care process model development, and best practice standards for assigned patient population throughout our organization.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Current state license as an Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) or Physician Assistant (PA).
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    Certification as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.
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    Eligible for State Controlled Substance License II through V.
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    Eligible for Federal DEA Certificate II through V.
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    BLS Certification for Healthcare Providers.- and -
    Other certification as required: PALSPhysical Requirements:Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.
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    Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.
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    Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.
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    Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.
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    Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).
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    May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.Location:Logan Regional Hospital, McKay-Dee HospitalWork City:LoganWork State:UtahScheduled Weekly Hours:40

Keywords: Intermountain Healthcare, Logan , Neonatology Advanced Practice Provider - Logan Regional Hospital, Healthcare , Logan, Utah

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