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NeoNatal Nurse Practitoner PRN in Hickory, NC at Frye Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 1/30/2019

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Job Description

Frye Regional Medical Center

As a partof Duke LifePoint Healthcare, our community hospital is being supported withmore resources than ever before. Duke LifePoint combines Duke University Health System'sunparalleled expertise in clinical excellence, quality and patient safety with LifePoint Health's financialresources and extensive operational experience - making our hospital evenstronger. 

DukeLifePoint Healthcare's pledge to our hospital and the communities we serve isquality, expertise and commitment.

•        Quality is the cornerstone of DukeLifePoint, and it is the central focus of everything the organization and ourhospital strive to achieve. 

•        Duke LifePoint pledges to bring a wealth ofexpertise and resources to strengthen the already excellent care our hospitaldelivers. 

•        And, Duke LifePoint's commitment is to workcollaboratively with our hospital to make our community healthier by strengtheninglocal healthcare delivery for the future.  

For moreinformation about Duke LifePoint, visit

Essential Functions:

  • Primary responsibility for neonate/infant medical management.
  • Provides clinical leadership, sound clinical judgment andskill to assure that a high quality of care is maintained for neonates and infants in-house. 
  • Assesses, plans, initiates, delivers and evaluatesappropriate advanced nursing practice for care/treatment of neonate/infant.
  • Teaching, assigning, delegating, and supervising otherpersonnel in implementing care and treatment plan.
  • Collaborates with other health care provider in determiningthe appropriate health care for the patient and prescribing a medical treatment regimen under the direct supervision oflicensed neonatologist.
  • Provides teaching and counseling about the patient’s healthto the parents or responsible caregiver.
  • Supervises, teaches, and evaluates those who performnursing functions, administers nursing programs and nursing services.
  • Responsible for the treatment and pharmaceutical regimenfor the patient with consultation of the neonatologist.

Job Requirements

Current RN licensure by the State of North Carolina. 

NCBON Certification as NNP.

Current CPR, NRP, PALS, and S.T.A.B.L.E. certification.  

MSN required. 

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran