APP Lead for PBD NICU Acute Care PNP Job Req 93089

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If you are an Acute Care PNP with neonatal, pulmonary or complex care nursing skills and experience, consider this job with the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit team at this leading academic children's hospital. The Lead of the bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) unit leads NNPs and ACPNPs as they care for newborns with chronic pulmonary conditions in this 24 bed special care NICU, some of whom are acutely ill and require long term, complex ICU care for their conditions including BPD patients, older convalescing former preterm and surgical babies and babies struggling with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS).


Responsibilities of the Lead ACPNP for the Pulmonary BPD Job
Oversee the APPs as well as work clinically to Assess patient with medical histories and physical examinations
Plan, implement, monitor and evaluate appropriate plans of care
Order, perform, and interpret diagnostic and therapeutic tests and interventions
Participate in team-based rounds
Request consults and initiate referrals for specialized care of NICU Pulmonary BPD patients
Provide patient, family, and staff education
Participate in research, professional, and organizational activities that contribute to improving patient care
Assume responsibility for your professional development
Mentor other healthcare team members as they develop their clinical competence and enhance their careers


Qualifications for the NNP Pulmonary BPD NICU Job
Current RN license in the State of Ohio
Certificate of Authority to practice as an advanced practice nurse in the State of Ohio
Certificate to Prescribe in the State of Ohio
National Certification as an ACPNP by an Ohio Board of Nursing approved organization
Demonstrated nursing competence with specific clinical skills and knowledge in the area of neonatal intensive care
Leadership, interpersonal skills, teaching ability, advanced level of critical thinking and decision making
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Education Requirements

Education Requirements for the ACPNP Pulmonary BPD Lead Job
Master of Science Degree in Nursing is required; Doctorate in Nursing Practice or PhD is preferred

Hospital/Clinic Description

This leading academic children's hospital is #8 on the Honor Roll of U.S. News & World Report's Best Children's Hospitals in 2020-21 and is nationally ranked in the top ten in the U.S. in seven pediatric specialties. Theirs is the largest neonatal center in the nation with a combined total of 260 NICU beds in the main hospital and six local birthing hospitals, providing the most comprehensive care available for newborns in the region. It has achieved Magnet status, the highest national recognition granted to a hospital or medical center for nursing excellence, quality nursing care and innovations in professional nursing practice, and is ranked in the top ten children's hospitals in the U.S. by Parents magazine


Experience Requirements for the Lead ACPNP in the Pulmonary BPD Job
Minimum of three years of AC PNP including APP or RN leadership experience
Experience in a Pediatric Critical Care environment, including PICU, NICU, inpatient complex care, or Pulmonary.


Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner; Complex Care; neonatal intensive care unit; Pediatric intensive Care Unit; pediatric intermediate care unit; pulmonology

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