Responsible for conducting initial and on-going neonatal neuro-developmental assessments and providing written evaluations (N.I.D.C.A.P. format) and care plans for the infant's chart, family and the State of Arizona. Responsible for providing written plans/reports to the State of AZ on a quarterly and annual basis, as well as attending required state meetings. Provides optimal developmental interventions to high risk infants following accepted standards. Provides appropriate developmental education to families, staff and the community as needed
Assists in formulating with team members individualized developmentally supportive care strategies impacting long term outcomes. Provides feedback to staff to promote excellence in care.
Provides regular formal Newborn Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program (NIDCAP) and/or other developmentally supportive assessment observations for the medically fragile neonate.
Facilitates Individualized Developmental Care approaches as a standard of care in the nursery. Provides ongoing developmental consultation, in services, and mentoring of staff. Leads the developmental team and facilitates daily medical rounds.
Refers cases to and consults with Social Workers to promote appropriate continued stay or discharge. Identifies patients and families with complex psychosocial issues and refers them to the Social Worker as appropriate
Workers to promote appropriate continued stay or discharge. Identifies patients and families with complex psychosocial issues and refers them to the Social Worker as appropriate
Utilizes hospital, and community resources while caring for the daily needs of the patient.
Identifies potential barriers to discharge or transfer and coordinates with multi-disciplinary team members resolution of barriers when possible
Refers to and consults with medical staff, hospital staff, family, community care providers, and patients to facilitate coordination of clinical activities, with a seamless transition from one level of care to another. Appropriately delegates within the team.
Current Arizona state RN license, OT or PT
Nursing Degree from an Accredited Nursing School
2+ yearï¿½s background or experience focusing on Developmental Care is required.
Assessment of neonatal patients relative to developmental status is required
Job: Nursing Assistants and PCA
Primary Location: Glendale, Arizona
Facility: Abrazo Arrowhead Campus
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005037722
About Abrazo Arrowhead Campus
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.