Physician Affiliate Group of New York ( PAGNY )

Nurse Practitioner - NICU

US-NY-new york
ID
2016-2620
Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
Pediatrics
Metropolitan Hospital Center

Overview

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is comprised of nearly 3,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC), the largest public health system in the United States.  Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City.  EOE M/F/D/V

 

Metropolitan Hospital is a full-service, acute care hospital emphasizing primary care medicine and utilizing the latest advances in medical science.  Metropolitan Hospital Center was the first hospital in East Harlem to be designated by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) as an official Stroke Center.  Metropolitan prides itself on delivering culturally-sensitive, compassionate, appropriate and affordable medical care to the diverse neighborhoods of northern Manhattan.

Responsibilities

The NICU Nurse Practitioner provides primary care to neonates including premature babies who need specific care due to a diverse range of disorders and abnormalities.

 

  • Adheres and conforms to all hospital and departmental guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Taking care of the newborn in incubators.
  • Responsible for giving acute medical care to these infants especially in the absence of the doctor
  • Conducting lumbar punctures.
  • Insertion of intravenous lines securely.
  • Providing guidance and information to members of the neonatal team.
  • Provides parents on the appropriate methods via which they can care for newborn babies.
  • Counseling doctors and patients.
  • Provides round the clock supervision and care to infants.
  • All other duties as required by the department.

Qualifications

  • High school Diploma graduate or Equivalent
  • Master's Degree
  • NCLEX-RN
  • NNP License

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