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APP Neonatal

Job ID: R-35774 Job Type: Full time Location: Kansas City, Kansas
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The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Neonatal manages health problems and coordinates health care for neonatal patients in an expanded coverage model in the NICU. 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.


Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions
  • 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.
  • 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.

Required Education and Experience
  • Master's Degree in Physician Assistant OR
  • Master Degree Nursing from accredited program in Advanced Practice Nursing for APRNs OR
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice from accredited program in Advanced Practice Nursing for APRNs
  • Previous Neonatal ICU experience

Required Licensure and Certification
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) - State Board of Nursing Copy of the current advance practice license for the State of Kansas and/or Missouri (depending on practice locations) OR
  • Licensed Physician Assistant (PA) - State Board of Healing Arts Copy of the current advance practice license for the State of Kansas and/or Missouri (depending on practice locations)
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS or BCLS) - American Heart Association (AHA)

Preferred Licensure and Certification
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) - American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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