NNP NICU Job Req 90193
CA Los Angeles
| Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
90193 - We have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner to join the NICU team that provides state-of-the-art comprehensive care for tiny newborns at this leading academic children's hospital in the Western region of the U.S. In collaboration with attending neonatologists, the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, or NNP, in the 58 bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit manages the Level III medical care of critically ill, premature or low birth weight neonates with acute and chronic conditions. Care provided includes ECMO, nitric oxide and high frequency ventilation.
Conduct clinical assessment of NICU patients
Order, conduct, and interpret appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests
Develop plans of care
Prescribe medications, treatments and non-pharmacologic therapies
Work autonomously, and collaborate with a variety of NICU subspecialty and interdisciplinary staff to manage NICU patients in an intensive care setting
Provide family and staff education and support
Serve as a healthcare resource, interdisciplinary consultant and patient advocate
This is a full time, days position that includes the main NICU as well as the neonatal network NICUs
MSN from an accredited Neonatal Nurse Practitioner program, required
Current RN license in the State of California, required
NCC certification, required
Minimum of two years of Level III NICU RN experience, strongly preferred
One year of NNP experience, required
This leading academic award-winning children's hospital on the West Coast of the U.S. is a world leader in pediatric healthcare. It was named to U.S. News & World Report's Honor Roll of Best Children's Hospitals for 2016-17, ranking in the top ten children's hospitals in the nation for the eighth consecutive year and ranking number 7 in neonatology. A leading teaching hospital affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, it has attained Magnet status for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. It has also been awarded the Leapfrog award for providing safe and high quality pediatric medical care.
For more specific information on this position, please contact Melnic Consulting Group, Jill Gilliland, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (800) 886-7906. Thank you.