NNP NICU Job Req 90538
| Nurse Practitioner Acute Care
90538 - Consider this new job for a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, NICU, of this leading academic children's hospital providing care for critically ill and premature newborns. The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner in the 42 bed Level IV NICU uses their education, experience, special training, and clinical judgment to provide in-house, 24.7 coverage, coordinating, providing, and managing comprehensive care for infants with acute or complex medical or surgical conditions.
Responsibilities of the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner in the NICU Job
Obtain admission histories and perform physicals
Order, perform, and interpret diagnostic and screening tests
Order appropriate treatments, therapies and procedures
Develop, monitor, and revise plans of care
Initiate referrals and follow up on consults to other healthcare providers
Provide education and support for NICU families
Provide formal and informal educational programs for residents, nurses, students and other health care professionals
Participate in quality improvement and strategic planning initiatives of the NICU and the organization
Qualifications for the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Job
Either (A) Master's Degree in a Critical Care or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program with a minimum of one year CRNP experience (which could include clinical rotations or relevant clinical experience in applicable specialty) required, and three (3) years of critical care experience as a staff nurse required; OR (B) Master's Degree in a General Nurse Practitioner Program with a minimum of one year CRNP experience (which could include clinical rotations or relevant clinical experience in applicable specialty) and five (5) years critical care experience as a staff nurse, required
Current CRNP license to practice as a CRNP by Pennsylvania Board of Nurse Examiners, required
Current national advanced practice nurse certification, required
Must possess knowledge of appropriate critical care, to include advanced cardiac life support and basic cardiopulmonary life support certification
Acute critical care certification focus, preferred
This Neonatal Nurse Practitioner job in the NICU includes a comprehensive compensation and benefits program. In February 2013, this leading academic children's hospital opened their new 263,000 square foot facility with 151 beds. Recognized as one of the nation's best for their outstanding and compassionate care of children and their families, this pediatric hospital is nationally ranked in five pediatric specialties in U.S. News & World Report's Best Children's Hospitals for 2016-17. In addition to their Level IV NICU, their pediatric trauma center has the Level I designation, serving critically ill and injured children from throughout the region.
For more specific information on this exciting position, please contact Melnic Consulting Group, Jill Gilliland, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (800)886-7906. Thank you.