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NEONATAL NURSE PRACTITIONER SUPERVISOR

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title NEONATAL NURSE PRACTITIONER SUPERVISOR
Job Category Medical
Posting Number 20162157
Position Status Active-Full-Time
Positions Supervised

8 – NICU Nurse Practitioners

Customer Service Statement

CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrate adherence to the Group’s Customer Service Standards designed to support the mission of USF Health: enhancing life by improving health through research, education and healthcare. Our commitment is to improve the full spectrum of health, from the environment, to the community, to the individual. Together, through talent and innovation, USF Health is developing real-world solutions to reach our shared value – making life better.

Position Summary

The Division of Neonatology ARNP Coordinator will supervise the Division ARNPs, specifically by allocating clinical duties, evaluating performance, composing clinical schedules, and overseeing the ARNP Program in association with the designated Neonatology faculty member. She will act in accordance to Florida Statues for the Nurse Practitioners Act. The standard Neonatology ARNP duties will include performing a history and physical examination on those infants whose deliveries are attended, documentation of all orders, procedures and progress notes and implemented appropriate steps in the event of an emergency pursuant to the standing orders.

Note: Must successfully demonstrate competencies within job position.

Position Requirements

POSITION REQUIREMENTS
• Education: Master’s Degree in Nursing: ARNP training; Florida License. Any equivalent combination of experience and education. BLS/AED required and must be maintained.
• Experience: 2-5 years; at least 2 years of experience evaluating pediatric patients (2year experience assessing neonates preferred)
• Skills: Development history and neurodevelopment evaluator skills, cross cultural competency (Dubowitz Neurologic Assessment, Brazelton, HOME, NCAS certification desirable)

Preferred Attributes:

  • Requirements reflect the minimum level necessary to be eligible for this position. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
Customer Service Performance

CUSTOMER SERVICE PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS: Courteous and helpful behavior towards patients, physicians, coworkers and external customers; professional and efficient verbal and written communications; accomplishing tasks through teamwork and initiative; and ensuring a timely and thorough response to complaints and/or critiques, and anticipating the needs of all you come in contact with.

Physical Demands

Ability to lift twenty (20) pounds. Moving, lifting or transferring of patients may involve lifting of up to fifty (50) pounds, as well as assist with weights of more than one-hundred (100) pounds. Ability to stand for extended periods. Fine motor skills. Visual acuity. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and stoop, stand and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach forward with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to, kneel, or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift or move 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Location TAMPA GENERAL-DAVIS
Department Name PEDIATRICS
Work Schedule Summary

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Percentage 20
Duties

Supervision of Division of Neonatology Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) team. Initial approval of NP days away and other leaves in order to assure consistent NICU ARNP staffing. The Division Chief signs final approvals. Composing a nurse practitioner work schedule. Facilitating team building among ARNPs and smooth working relationships with NICU attending physicians, fellows and residents, and nurses. Performance evaluation of ARNPs in association with designated Neonatology faculty member. Coordination and scheduling of ARNP staff meetings; keeping and distribution minutes. Active participation in ARNP recruiting.

Percentage 15
Duties

Attendance at routine and emergency cesarean sections. Attendance at vaginal deliveries as requested by the Obstetrician or Certified Nurse Midwife. Resuscitation and stabilization for transport of neonatal patients to Tampa General Hospital or other Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Percentage 15
Duties

Implement appropriate steps in the event of an emergency pursuant to the standing orders and/or protocols of the neonatologist or pursuant to the oral instructions of the neonatologist. Perform a history and physical examination on those infants whose deliveries are attended with notification to the pediatrician of findings not within usual parameters.

Percentage 10
Duties

Documentation of all orders, procedures and progress notes on the patient’s medical record.

Percentage 10
Duties

Monday through Friday coverage of neonatal admissions (less than 28 days of age) to the inpatient nursery and pediatric inpatient unit. This coverage includes history and physical assessment, writing order for diagnostics, therapeutics and interventions and other responsibilities as outlined in Exhibit 2A.

Percentage 10
Duties

Perform consultations on pediatric patient within the scope of neonatal nurse practitioner guidelines and protocols. Provides assistance in the evaluation and development of nursing policies and procedures, standards of care and nursing documentation forms.

Percentage 10
Duties

Review and evaluation of capital equipment needs for newborns.

Percentage 5
Duties

Activation of the Tampa General Transport Team or other appropriate facility, including communications with the facility pre and post transfer.

Percentage 5
Duties

Participation in Quality assurance/improvement.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a current Florida Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) license?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you BLS/AED certified?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Have you worked with an electronic health record before?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents