Advanced Practice Registered Nurse will assist surgeon with clinic, organizing visits and performing clinic procedures, assist in the operating room, answer pages and round on post-operative patients on a daily and PRN basis. APRN will be responsible for managing care of outpatients post-operatively, answering telephone inquiries and filling prescriptions. Nurse must have a high level of expertise to perform assessments/diagnosis/treatment of actual/potential problems of patients.
Work Hours: Fulltime position; work hours vary based upon shift; days off vary based upon day and night shifts.
Position Location: Arkansas Children's Hospital and UAMS Neonatology Unit.
Job Duties: A Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with clinical expertise in neonatal nursing, has an advanced degree in nursing, attained national certification, and has successfully completed an organized program of nursing education that certifies nurses for an advanced practice role as a NNP. As an APRN the NNP will manage the care of the sick newborn and their families under the medical supervision of a neonatologist. The NNP is additionally involved in education, research, and consultation at various levels. The NNP is also responsible for performing job duties in accordance with the philosophy and policies of UAMS Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology.
Required Experience: Masters in Nursing, current AR RN License, and APRN License (or eligible to apply). Must have 3 years fulltime experience as a Level III NICU RN. National Certifying Corporation certification as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner. Prescriptive authority privileges through the Arkansas State Board of Nursing. DEA licensure. Collaborative practice agreement.