Reporting to the Director of Patient Care Services and NICU Medical Director, the Registered Nurse functions in an expanded role under the direct supervision of a Neonatologist. According to the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (June, 1990), the Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) is educationally prepared, according to nationally recognized standards, to assume the role through study and supervised practice beyond the level of basic nursing preparation. The APN is a RN with clinical expertise in neonatal nursing that has received graduate education with supervised clinical experience in the management of sick newborns and their families. The APN manages a caseload of neonatal patients with consultation, collaboration and general supervision from a Neonatologist. Utilizing the extensive knowledge of pathophysiology, pharmacology and physiology acquired, the APN exercises independent judgments in the assessment, diagnosis and initiation of certain delegated medical processes and procedures. As an advanced practice neonatal nurse the APN may function in the role of Clinical Nurse Specialist, and is additionally involved in education, consultation, and research at various levels. Maintain privileges through the Medical Staff Office.
CA RN license
CA NP license
Masters Degree required
Specialized clinical, educational and research preparation in the area of maternal/ newborn
Primary Location: Modesto, California
Facility: Doctors Medical Center of Modesto
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Rotate
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Internal Number: 1905040542
About Doctors Medical Center of Modesto
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.