The APP, under the supervision of Physicians is responsible for:
- The NNP is responsible for providing care for NICU and newborn patients within the scope of licensure and within the supervising physician's scope of practice.
- Evaluate patients, develop treatment plans, order and interpret labs, x-rays and other diagnostic studies per specialty guidelines and under the guidance of the Neonatologist
- Perform procedures such as intubation, lumbar puncture, umbilical lines, PICC lines and chest tube placement, and circumcisions.
- Communicate effectively with parents, other specialists and among NICU team members.
- Providing education and support to patients’ families
- Dispensing medications under collaborative agreement with a supervising physician
Required Education and Experience:
- Master’s degree in Nursing with Neonatal Certification (required)
- 1-2 years of experience in the NICU as an RN (highly preferred)
- 1-2 years of experience in the NICU as a Neonatal APRN (preferred but not required)
Required Licensure and Certification:
- Must hold a valid Florida APRN License with Neonatal certification
- Certification through ANCC, or other nationally recognized certifying body
- BLS, ACLS and PALS certification
- DEA licenses
AdventHealth Medical Group formerly known as Florida Hospital Medical Group is associated with the largest Protestant not-for-profit healthcare system in the world, AdventHealth and a national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction. AHMG’s advanced practice providers manage the treatment and care for our patients in the practice setting, as well as at AdventHealth’s eight campuses in Altamonte Springs, Apopka, Celebration, East Orlando, Kissimmee, Orlando, Winter Park and AdventHealth Waterman in Tavares.