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MUSCP - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (Lancaster, SC)

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Entity: MUSC Physicians Primary Care-PCP
Department: Chs Clinics
Sub Department: PCP60-019-Chs Clinics Pediatrics
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: MUSCP - Staff
Location: Lancaster, SC
Categories: ADVANCED PROVIDER PROFESSIONALS
Pay scale: MUSCP: Unclassified


Entity/Organization:  MUSC Physicians (MUSCP)

Hours per week: 40

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift:  Monday - Friday 8am-4:30pm

Pay Basis/FLSA:  Salaried

Job Summary/Purpose

The Nurse Practitioner functions as an independent healthcare provider who, working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team, is responsible for providing comprehensive care to both well and ill patients in an inpatient setting. The NP demonstrates a high degree of clinical expertise in working with patients with acute and chronic illnesses, of the newborn infant. The NP is responsible for assessment, diagnosis, treatment, management, education, health promotion and care coordination for patients and families with acute and chronic health needs. The NP demonstrates an advanced level of medical/nursing clinical knowledge, communication and interdisciplinary collaboration, professionalism and systems-based practice. The NP works with administrative, nursing, physician, and university faculty to assure safe, effective, quality patient care. The NP will provide care within his/her scope of practice as outlined by applicable state law, licensing, regulations, and institutional policy and practice agreements.

 

Minimum Training and Education:

  • Two (2) years of relevant NICU experience
  • Master's or Doctorate's degree from accredited Nursing Program

 

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations:  

  • Active RN and APNP license in State of SC
  • Active board certification as an NP in Neonatal
  • NCC Certification as Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
  • Active DEA license or ability to apply for such license prior to or upon hire
  • CPR certification and advanced life support certifications if relevant to practice area (ACLS, PALS, NRP)

 

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Extensive knowledge of physical assessment, differential diagnosis, pathophysiology, pharmacology and management of acute and chronic patient/family health problems
  • Ability to care for acutely and chronically ill pediatric patients with pulmonary problems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Ability to prioritize tasks

 

Physical Requirements:  

Continuous requirements are to perform job functions while standing, walking and sitting. Ability to bend at the waist, kneel, climb stairs, reach in all directions, fully use both hands and legs, possess good finger dexterity, perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders, reach in all directions. Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required.  Maintain 20/40 vision corrected, see and recognize objects close at hand and at a distance, work in a latex safe environment and work indoors.  Frequently lift, lower, push and pull and/or carry objects weighing 50 lbs (+/-) unassisted, exert up to 50 lbs of force, lift from 36” to overhead 25 lbs.   Infrequently work in dusty areas and confined/cramped spaces. 

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.


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The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.