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As a Newborn Nursery Nurse Practitioner, you will actively participate in the care of infants in the Newborn Nursery and will deliver patient care management across the health care continuum from admission to discharge. The NP reports to the Executive Director of Pediatrics and performs under the direction of the assigned supervising physician or designee of the newborn nursery and is a collaborative member of the team. The NP will function as a dependent practitioner with decision-making responsibility in accordance with the AHP Rules and Regulations and established standardized procedures and clinical protocols.
Attendance at delivery of normal and high-risk newborns.
Postoperative care of newborns.
Rounding on newborns in the nursery: providing orders, instructions, education in collaboration with the Supervising Physician(s) or designee.
Management of the health care of the newborn population under the supervision of the attending physician or designee.
Comprehensive history and physical examination.
Order diagnostic testing such as lab, Imaging, EKG and utilize results for formulating treatment plan.
Review diagnostics studies and take appropriate action.
Order blood products, fluid and electrolytes therapy and other non-operative therapeutic modalities in compliance with the Standardized Procedure - "Treatments and Intervention Protocols: Performed by Nurse Practitioners" and protocols.
Prescribe medication as needed for symptom management in compliance with the Standardized Procedure "Medications: Prescribed by Nurse Practitioners" and Pharmacy policies.
Complete medication reconciliation as required by CSMC policy - "Order Reconciliation: Inpatients and Outpatients."
Administer medications as privileged and described as part of the plan of care.
Provide patient/family education; provide patients and family with information on the plan of care of newborns.
Record progress notes.
Refer to multidisciplinary teams as appropriate.
Coordinating the discharging planning of newborns and discharge education.
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