Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

at University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Position Title
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Bell Hospital

COVID-19 and flu vaccines are required for all health system employees..

Position Summary / Career Interest:The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Neonatal Nurse Practitioner manages health problems and coordinates health care for neonatal patients in an expanded coverage model in the NICU.
We are looking for APRNs who have been through an NNP training tract and are board eligible to sit/pass the NNP certification exam.
According to their practice specialty, these APPs deliver patient care and medical services to individuals and families by utilizing standards of care in accordance with State and Federal rules and regulations to assess health status, diagnose medical conditions, develop medical plan of care, implement treatments and evaluate patient responses in collaboration with collaborative/sponsoring physician as described in a Collaborative Practice Agreement.

Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and technical competencies of the Neonatal Department and Neonatal ICU.
Able to evaluate medical problems of clients in the assigned practice setting and appropriately requests consults to other specialties when indicated.
Provides education to patients and/or families about preventive care, medical issues and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications pertinent to the neonatal patient's condition.
Creates diagnostically appropriate treatment plans
Documents all medical evaluation, diagnoses, procedures, treatments, outcomes, education, referrals and consultations consistent with NCQA, The Joint Commission, state regulatory standards and evidenced-based standards of care.
Maintains documentation compliance for appropriate coding and billing.
Facilitates evaluation of records by physician(s), peers and quality standards according to protocols and receives and implements constructive directives.
May refer complex and high priority cases to collaborating physician with regards to complicated diagnostic problems, serious illness, complicated therapeutic problems and re-evaluation of chronic conditions.
Provides medical and emergency interventions appropriate to the client's needs; prescribes and monitors medications appropriate to the diagnosis; orders and monitors the appropriateness of emergency interventions.
Maintains collegiality with all members of the inter-disciplinary team.
Utilizes appropriate chain-of-command and communicates with specialty practice Program Director, APP Director and Medical Director of any clinical issue and contributes to quality improvement or process improvement as necessary.

*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.


Copy of the current advance practice license for the State of Kansas and/or Missouri (depending on practice locations)
Advanced practice certification required as NNP. Specific certification may be required depending on specialty
BLS Certification required
Masters or Doctoral degree from accredited program in Advanced Practice Nursing for APRNs OR Masters in Physician Assistant Studies (whichever is applicable).
APRNs must have gone through NNP training tract and are board eligible to sit/pass the NNP certification exam
Previous NNP experience is desired.
NRP certificate

Time Type:Full time

Job Requisition ID:R-8796

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Job Posting: 11820503

Posted On: Jan 15, 2022

Updated On: Jan 15, 2022