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Intern, Neo-Natal Nurse Practitioner, FT; 40 hours/week 12 hour shifts (7084)

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, NE

Job Description

Just like the children we serve, Children's is growing quickly and hiring a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Intern for the NICU. Under the direct supervision and in collaboration with a neonatologist &/or NNP may identify the comprehensive medical and nursing care of the pediatric patient for delegated aspects of care, under the practice agreement with collaborating physician(s) to include: health promotion, health supervision, illness prevention and diagnosis, treatment and management of various health problems and conditions. Schedule varies according to area of accountability needs.


 Essential Functions/Competencies

% of Time



1. Under the direct supervision and in collaboration with a neonatologist and/or NNP, assesses patient, synthesizes and analyzes data, develops plan of care, identifies the appropriate orders for diagnostic tests and therapeutic treatments and evaluates clinical outcomes according to individualized* patient needs/age specific standards.

(*Individualized refers to the patients developmental, cognitive, cultural, psychosocial, spiritual, and educational/family influences and physical/medical care needs.)

         Completes an accurate assessment of patients.

         Identifies appropriate medical diagnoses, and documents plan of care in progress notes.

         Identifies appropriate diagnostic tests related to patient condition, and demonstrates ability to interpret the diagnostic tests.

         Synthesizes and analyzes data obtained through assessment to develop a comprehensive plan of care that is individualized and reflects patient care needs including interventions and treatments to attain expected outcomes.

         Can recommend an appropriate plan for medical orders in accordance with medical practice standards and/or jointly approved protocols.

         Evaluates and can articulate revised plan as indicated by changes in patient condition or needs.

         Communicates daily medical plan/updates to patients/parents, medical team involved, and other interdisciplinary team members.

         Demonstrates understanding of caregiver dynamics involved in providing care to the pediatric patient.

         Works in collaboration with nursing staff to integrate individualized nursing plans/ interdisciplinary goals in support of the medical plan of care.

         Assesses the educational needs of patients/caregivers and develops/implements the educational plan in collaboration with other healthcare professionals.



2. Under the direct supervision of and in collaboration with a neonatologist &/or NNP, can identify appropriate therapeutic measures and medications in accordance with the State of Nebraska APRN statutes and Childrens Hospital Policies. Under the direct supervision of a neonatologist &/or NNP, performs select invasive procedures, as approved in his/her individual Scope of Service, according to Childrens Hospital policies.

         Demonstrates competency in principles of medication dosing and mechanism of action as it relates to specific diagnosis.

         Demonstrates the ability to identify/administer medication according to Childrens Hospital policy, procedure and scope of practice.

         Maintains accurate log of procedures performed that are appropriate for NNP interns. Demonstrates knowledge and expertise when performing procedures/specialty skills, always with a physician/NNP to include:






















Arterial Lines/Punctures






PICC Lines






Moderate Sedation






Lumbar Punctures






Needle Thoracentesis






Suprapubic Taps






Exchange Transfusions




















Emergent Airway Management






Infiltration/Extravasations Antidote Administration








3. Demonstrates documentation that reflects assessment/evaluation, modification, and patients response to therapy, changes in condition, and therapeutic interventions/procedures.

         Entries that would go into the medical record follow hospital policy (i.e., date, time, use of appropriate abbreviations, and legibility).

         Facilitates written medical orders vs verbal orders, when appropriate.

         Demonstrates documentation that reflects timely notification of appropriate health care team members.

         Demonstrates documentation which reflects communication with families/caregivers as appropriate (i.e., update on plan of care, teaching, etc.).

         Demonstrates documentation notes that are individualized to the clinical area and reflect assessment, plan of care, rationale for plan of care, care changes, and collaborative discussions, contains necessary components per hospital policy and standards. Notes demonstrated include but are not limited to:









Histories and physicals






Consultation Notes






Discharge/Transfer Summary






Progress Note Plan of Care





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Job Details

Date Posted October 22, 2018
Date Closes January 20, 2019
Requisition 917606-13110
Address 8200 Dodge Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Hospital
Department NICU
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
12 hour shifts
Hours 40 hours per week
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 29-1171.00 Nurse Practitioners
Zipcode 68114

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Group Homeowners and Auto
  • Group Legal
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Credit Union
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Financial Planning
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities
  • Achievement Awards
  • Bonus Plan
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Pediatric Care

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