Location: Bend, Oregon
Internal Number: R1014432
ST. CHARLES MEDICAL GROUP
ADVANCE PRACTICE PROVIDER JOB DESCRIPTION
TITLE: Neonatal Advanced Practice Provider (NNP or PA)
REPORTS TO POSITION: Clinical Division Director, Pediatrics
DATE LAST REVIEWED: 9/9/2020
OUR VISION: Creating America's healthiest community, together
OUR MISSION: In the spirit of love and compassion, better health, better care, better value
OUR VALUES: Accountability, Caring and Teamwork
POSITION OVERVIEW: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant provides leadership during resuscitation at birth of both term and preterm infants. Develops a plan of care for neonates admitted into the NICU in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. Particiaptes in ongoing quality improvement, educational, and clinical leadership activities in collaboration with the NICU Medical Director and NICU Leadership.
Work schedule: The Bend NICU operates with 24/7 APP coverage. The NNP/PA will be responsible for both day and night coverage, as directed by the schedule with oversight from the NICU Medical Director. Shift length is 12 hrs, with handoff occurring at 7:00am and 7:00pm.
Call expectation: There are no formal call expectations for this position, though a collaborative and supportive team culture will remain a top priority to best support the NICU provider team in times of high census and/or cross coverage.
Work location: St. Charles Bend
FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:
Non-clinical activities vary from provider to provider and may include a combination of the following:
QA/QI unit based projects, as well as Vermont Oxford and related collaboratives. Leads or participates in a variety of educational programs such as: STABLE, NRP, Neonatal Simulations and Mock Codes to meet unit needs. May participate in ongoing outreach education, simulations and presentations to hospitals in and out of system and EMS units on request. Opportunities exist to engage in EPIC specific optimization related to NICU and other I/T trouble shooting as needed. May participation in NICU/Peds committees and high-risk developmental clinic, and general on-going NICU education- i.e. chart reviews, journal club, article reviews, lectures, case reviews as requested by the Medical Director or NICU Leadership team.
Maintain compliance of hospital's Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations, as required by SCHS Board of Directors.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
ADDITIONAL POSITION INFORMATION
Continually (75% or more)
**Nothing in this job description is intended, nor shall be interpreted, as a grant or approval of medical staff membership or clinical privileges. By law and applicable accreditation standards, medical staff membership and clinical privileges can be granted or approved only by a hospital's medical staff and governing body. Employment processes and requirements, which are governed primarily by the human resources policies of St. Charles, are separate and distinct from medical staff membership and clinical privileging processes and requirements, which are governed primarily by the bylaws and policies of the hospital medical staff. Accordingly, employed physicians and providers of St. Charles are required at all relevant times not only to satisfy the requirements and perform the duties set forth in this job description, but, also, to satisfy the requirements and perform the duties for obtaining and maintain appropriate medical staff membership and clinical privileges.
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