Neonatal Nurse Practitioner PRN

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  • Location: Englewood, CO, 80113
  • Date Posted: 2022-07-02
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Healthcare
  • Req Number: 03176-114456
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Description

SHIFT: PRN
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
Hourly Wage Estimate: $62.77 - $94.16 / hour
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Position Title:  Neonatal Practitioner
Employer: HCA - AirLife Denver

Shift: PRN
 

Learn more about AirLife at https://airlifedenver.com/

 

Join an award winning medical transport service that is providing outstanding care to a 10 state region.

 

Are you looking for a company that places integrity over their bottom line? Here at HCA Healthcare, our everyday decisions are founded on compassion. Apply today and join a team that is dedicated to serving others in need.

 

Our AirLife team members are a committed, caring group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive patient interactions. If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

 

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

 

As part of HCA Healthcare, we at HealthONE® serve the metro Denver area as the largest healthcare system, with more than 11,000 employees. Our eight hospitals work together to provide a higher level of care. In addition, our system includes seven freestanding emergency departments, numerous ambulatory surgery centers, seven CareNow urgent care centers and occupational medicine clinics, physician practices, medical imaging centers and AirLife Denver, which provides critical care air and ground transportation across a 10-state region. Beyond the new facilities and the workforce offerings, we also provided $7.7 million to local organizations to fund a variety of programs; and, as one of the top ten corporate philanthropists in the metro area, we at HealthONE contributed more than $1.5 million to charitable organizations in 2018 through cash and in-kind donations.

 
POSITION SUMMARY:
 

The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) is responsible for coordinating the care of and the transportation of infants from referring facilities. Must be educated in flight and ambulance treatment modalities, altitude physiology, general aircraft and ambulance safety, and emergency procedures. Utilizes advanced nursing process for assessment, diagnosis, planning and implementation and evaluation of patient care. They must document patient response to interventions and outcomes. Collaborates with referral teams, Airlife and the physicians in the planning and delivery of care. Uses advanced knowledge of pathophysiology and technical skills to provide management of the neonate in referral centers and on transport, including lab/x-ray interpretation, intubation, line placement, thoracentesis, throacotomy, and intraosseous access. Delegates appropriately to Nurses, respiratory therapists and other team members. Demonstrates advanced leadership abilities through nursing judgment, decision making and problem solving skills. Acts as an advocate for clients/family members and the referral team. Maintains a professional demeanor through conduct, appearance and communication. Demonstrates knowledge of health care economics through cost effective utilization of resources. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: 

  • Demonstrates good organizational skills
  • Provides safe and appropriate patient care within the Practice Privileges for HCA and AirLife 
  • Displays appropriate judgment and problem solving skills
  • Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers

EDUCATION: 

  • Graduate of accredited School of Nursing 
  • Must have a current RN licensure and have graduated from a formal nurse practitioner program that grants master’s degree, post master’s certificate or doctorate degree

 

EXPERIENCE: 

  • Three years acute care / neonatal specialty nursing minimum 
  • Prefer previous neonatal critical care transport experience
  • Able to articulate and demonstrate knowledge of nursing theory and practice
  • Able to articulate and demonstrate knowledge of critical care transport

 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, REGISTRATION: 

  • Current licensure in the State of Colorado as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse 
  • BLS, NRP and PALS certifications required at time of hire 
  • Neonatal Pediatric Transport Certification (C-NPT) within 1 year of hire 
  • Must maintain all certifications throughout employment

 

DEGREE OF SUPERVISION REQUIRED

  • Able to work independently and autonomously and complies with standards of practice, standards of care and regulatory requirements
  • Submit to periodic Medical Control Review of care

 

ORIENTATION PERIOD

  • Based on experience and continuous assessment of progress by Specialty Team Manager/Chief Flight Nurse, Educators and Medical Director. Orientation ranges between 16-24 weeks
  • Orientation includes formal nursing department orientation of 2-4 days during first 2 weeks of employment

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work in highly dynamic environment with exposure to noise, vibration and weather extremes
  • Must be able to wear Night Vision Goggles (NVG’s) and helmets for extended periods of time in flight (weight of each helmet is approximately 3.64 pounds with the additional weight of the NVG’s of 1.84 pounds)


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