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

Date Posted: 10/17/2019

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Job Description

Frye Regional Medical Center

As a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, our community hospital is being supported with more resources than ever before. Duke LifePoint combines Duke University Health System's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence, quality and patient safety with LifePoint Health's financial resources and extensive operational experience - making our hospital even stronger. 

Duke LifePoint Healthcare's pledge to our hospital and the communities we serve is quality, expertise and commitment.

•         Quality is the cornerstone of Duke LifePoint, and it is the central focus of everything the organization and our hospital strive to achieve. 

•         Duke LifePoint pledges to bring a wealth of expertise and resources to strengthen the already excellent care our hospital delivers. 

•         And, Duke LifePoint's commitment is to work collaboratively with our hospital to make our community healthier by strengthening local healthcare delivery for the future.  

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Essential Functions:

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


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