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Ascension Health Nurse Practitioner Neonatal-Perinatal in Racine, Wisconsin

We Are Hiring

Ascension - All Saints Hospital Women and Infant's Service Line is looking for experienced 0.5 FTE Neonatal Nurse Practitioners to join our elite Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit!

Why Join Our Team

About Ascension All Saints Hospital

  • Non-for-profit, community hospital with 350 licensed beds

  • Diverse patient population, serving the community since the 1870s

  • Over 200 employed providers offering extensive inpatient and outpatient services

  • Committed to delivering high-quality, cost effective care to all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable, regardless of their ability to pay

  • Strong 24/7 Hospitalist and Emergency Care services

About Racine

  • Ideally located on the shores of Lake Michigan, 65 miles North of Chicago & 25 miles South of Milwaukee

  • Racine harbor is considered one of the finest of its size on the Great Lakes

  • Recreational opportunities abound locally and nearby

  • Patient draw area of 250,000

  • A growth-oriented, family-oriented community

About Ascension Medical GroupWhen you join Ascension Medical Group (AMG), you are entering a community where physician and advanced practice provider engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care. With 1,900 sites of care and 7,000 providers strong, AMG is one of the largest healthcare provider networks in the United States. Physicians and advanced practice providers benefit from a collaborative approach to care, significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.

What You Will Do

Position Highlights:

Well-established Level III NICU facility at Ascension - All Saints Hospital in Racine, WI

Collaborative team-based approach between Neonatologists, part of the group Newborn Care Providers (NCP), and Ascension-employed Neonatal Nurse Practitioners.

24 hour shifts; schedule is based on a 6 week scheduling block.

Responsibilities:

Provides complex care coordination and advanced care to neonatal infants with acute care needs after birth. Works collaboratively with a Neonatologist. Responsible for the patient assessment, interpretation, diagnosis and the prescribing of medication. Works with great autonomy, collaborating with a multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, therapists, and social workers to manage patient care.

Manages the daily care of neonates, which includes advanced clinical skills, such as delivery room mangement, physical assessment, orders, evaluation of laboratory and diagnostic results, performs preventative health assessments, screenings, immunizations, follow-up care, and consults with other interdisciplinary team members.

Prescribes, recommends and manages pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments, including controlled medications that are warranted under prescriptive authority standards.

Orders and performs advanced neonatal procedures, such as intubation, umbilical line insertion, lumbar puncture, chest tube placement, chest thoracentesis, peripherally inserted peripheral catheter placement and percutaneous arterial lines.

Provide direct patient care and develops an individualized plan of care in collaboration with physician, nursing staff, and the multidisciplinary health team. Completes physical exams and writes daily progress notes. Maintains accurate records.

Counsels parents and families. Identify educational needs for parents, families, or caregivers. Provides preventative health treatment options and connects to community resources. Consults with high risk obstetrical patients prior to the birth of the infant to formulate expectations and plan of care.

Attends high risk deliveries and leads the neonatal resuscitation team. Has a leadership role during transport to/from facilities, in collaboration with the neonatologist.

Provides stabilization of critically ill infants.

What You Will Need

Licensure/Certification/Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.

  • Nurse Practitioner credentialed from the Wisconsin Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.

  • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Wisconsin Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.

  • Licensure from the Wisconsin Board of Nursing OR current home state license if considered multi-state/Compact State required.

  • Drug Enforcement Admin credentialed from the Drug Enforcement Administration preferred.

Education:

  • Master's degree of Nursing required.

Visa Eligibility

None

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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