NNP NICU Job Req 90007
| Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
90007 - Consider using your special training, skills and experience caring for critically ill patients in the Neonatal Intensive Care setting to join this NICU team in their 44 bed Level III.IV unit. The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner in this role is responsible for direct patient family centered care for the tiniest and sickest newborn infants in the Level III.IV unit. The unit is equipped with ECMO, nitric oxide, high frequency ventilation and other cutting edge treatments and therapies for recovering newborns.
Obtain patient histories and perform physical examinations
Order, perform and interpret diagnostic and therapeutic tests and procedures
Prescribe pharmacologic and non pharmacologic interventions
Perform therapeutic or corrective measures to treat illness and improve health condition
Provide education and support for patients and their families
Collaborate with the cardiology and healthcare teams to ensure best possible care and service
Participate in research program design, implementation and interpretation
MSN or higher from an accredited school of nursing required
Minimum of two years of nursing experience required, pediatric experience preferred
APN licensure in the State of Illinois required
BLS and PALS certification required
Excellent interpersonal and basic computer skills required
Strong verbal and written communication skills required
Join this leading academic children's hospital as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner and be part of one of twelve named to the Honor Roll, number 6 in the U.S., according to the Best Childrens Hospitals in the U.S. rankings by U.S. News and World Report for 2016-17. Their Neonatology program is 6th in the nation. It has been named one of the top children's hospitals by Parents magazine and one of the top hospitals for patient safety by The Leapfrog Group. With 1,100 pediatric specialists representing 70 pediatric specialties, their goal is to "provide children with access to the most advanced cures, treatments and technologies performed by the best minds in pediatric medicine..."
For more information please contact Melnic Consulting Group, Jill Gilliland at Jill@melnic.com or 800-886-7906. Thank you.