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1 Running head: Essentials of Advance Nursing Practice Essentials of Advance Practice Nursing Field Experience Alyssa B. Condon Western Governor’s University
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2 Running head: Essentials of Advance Nursing Practice Introduction Purpose and Overview The purpose of this interview was to meet with Ms. Nakia Green and determine her role at St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital. The interview was conducted face to face on August 19 th , 2019 in her office located in St. Joseph Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Data was collected interview-style using a question and answer format. Additional information gathered outside of the meeting was obtained from St. Joseph’s Hospital’s website . Organizational Analysis Description of organization Baycare Health systems is an umbrella company that has 15 facilities throughout central Florida, 5 Hospital of which are in Hillsborough county under the name St. Joseph’s. Baycare Health Systems employs approximately 28,400 team members, 5,410 of which are medical professionals. There are clearly defined roles within the organization’s functional structure. Tommy Inzina serves as President and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Nishant Anand is Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Glenn Waters is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and Janice Polo serves the role as Executive Vice President. One of the 5 St. Joseph’s in Hillsborough county is St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital (SJWH), which is located across from St. Joseph Main Hospital and St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital. SJWH centrally located in Tampa, and close to Tampa International Airport and 2 large interstate highways. The hospital was founded in 1976 and has a 108-bed capacity. SJWH provides services exclusively to women, serving women’s health needs and health promotion across the lifespan. Wide ranges of services are offered including obstetric emergency and triage, labor and delivery, inpatient
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3 Running head: Essentials of Advance Nursing Practice surgery, antepartum and postpartum imaging, oncology, and neonatal intensive care. At SJWH there are over 7,000 births, over 10,000 ER visits, and over 2,000 outpatient surgeries a year. Patients are admitted from the surrounding Tampa Bay area and the hospital accepts transfers from around the state of Florida (Baycare, n.d.). Primary Needs of Population The Tampa Bay area includes 2.7 million people with 50 percent of that population being women (World population review, n.d.). SJWH provides care for women ranging from reproductive age through post-menopause. The primary needs health needs of these women are obstetrics, gynecology, and breast health services. Each service area has specialty-trained physicians, nurses, and radiological staff for patient treatment and support. The hospital serves women from all socioeconomic, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. Risks identified within this population include teen pregnancy, maternal substance abuse, high-risk pregnancies, and complex gynecology and oncology diseases. These health risks have an impact on the Tampa
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