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NEONATAL CRITICAL CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER - DUH full time
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 97531
Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.
Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet® organization
Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognizedeach year as North Carolina's Great 100 Nurses.
Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
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Duke University Health System
Department of Center for Advance Practice
Job DescriptionNeonatal Nurse Practitioner
The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner/ Critical Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (NNP) provides direct patient care services and performs medical acts as a Nurse Practitioner under the supervision of the supervisory physician to infant's birth through 2 years of age in patient care units Duke Hospital ICN/Intermediate Care Nurseries and the Special Care Nurseries in the Duke University Health System. The NNP performs physical exams, collects and documents data, conducts diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, orders and schedules laboratory studies and professional consultations, prescribes appropriate interventions and medications, and provides direct patient care services. The NNP contributes to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, and provides leadership in the organization.
Completion of either an accredited Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program
Master's degree in nursing
Minimum 3 years as Registered Nurse in neonatology
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina
National Certification as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner required
Current DEA License
Current CSR account
Current BLS, NRP, PALS certification mandatory
Current Moderate Sedation Competency Provider Course certification
Demonstrate and maintain credentialing and licensing requirements for Duke University Hospital, North Carolina State Board of Nursing and North Carolina Board of Medical Examiners
Primary hours will be rotational covering 24 hours / 7 days per week including nights, weekends, and holidays. The NNP must also be flexible to provide on-call coverage, as needed.
The NNP will report directly to the Center for Advance Practice (CAP) Team Leader and Director. The NNP clinical practice is under the supervision of the Supervising Physicians for the NNP team, Dr. David Tanaka and Dr. Margarita Bidegain, and will also work under the supervision of all back-up attending physicians listed in the Collaborative Practice Agreement. In addition, s/he will be accountable to the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine/Department of Pediatrics for clinical outcomes and defined quality indicators and to the standards set forth by the Department of Center for Advance Practice.
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