+ Under supervision of an attending neonatologist and following established protocols, manages care for high risk newborns and their families in emergency and non-emergency situations. + Collaborates with other health care professionals to identify and stabilize the high risk infant and establish a care plan. + Assesses patient by obtaining comprehensive perinatal history. + Performs physical assessment of body systems and interprets findings. + Identifies and assists with high risk deliveries. + With required physician supervision, may perform or order diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for newborns. + Thoroughly documents all aspects of patient care using established charting procedure. + Serves as a consultant on the care of chronically ill infants or those with complex medical problems. + Assists with family education. + Assists in outreach education activities by teaching classes. + Assists in staff orientation and serves as a preceptor. Performs related responsibilities as required.
+ Master's degree in nursing, and a current Georgia nursing license. + Nurse practitioner certification by a National Certifying Organization approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing (NCC, NAPNAP) with renewal every three years or as required by the national organization. + Recognition as a Nurse Practitioner by the Georgia Board of Nursing. Apply Now
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_School Of Medicine_
_SOM: Peds: Neonatology_
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
_Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials._
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