Leading Childrens Hospital with Deliveries NNP Level III & IV Job Req 90007

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The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner with their special training, skills, and experience in caring for critically ill patients in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is a great candidate for this job opportunity at a leading academic children's hospital in Illinois. As a member of the NICU team in their 44 bed Level IV unit, the NNP provides direct family-centered care for critically ill medical/surgical premature and newborn infants up to one year of age with respiratory distress, pulmonary hypertension, neurological complications, gastrointestinal diseases, and renal abnormalities. The NICU is equipped with ECMO, nitric oxide, high frequency ventilation, and other cutting edge treatments and therapies for their tiniest and sickest recovering infants. A generous sign-on bonus and relocation assistance are available for this full-time job with rotating day and night shifts.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities for the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Job:
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 conditions
Provide education and support for patients and their families
Attend high-risk deliveries at outreach hospitals
Collaborate with other healthcare teams to ensure the best possible care and service
Promote the advancement of the nursing profession through publication, participation in professional organizations, and educating and mentoring nursing staff and NNP students
Participate in research, program design, implementation, and interpretation

Qualifications

Qualifications for the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Job:
APN licensure in the State of Illinois
Current BLS, PALS, and Neonatal Advanced Life Support certifications
Certification through NCC as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Basic computer skills and excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

Education Requirements

Education requirements for the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Job:
Master's degree or higher from an accredited school of nursing appropriate for certification as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Hospital/Clinic Description

This is a great job opportunity for the experienced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner in the Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at this leading academic children's hospital in Chicago, highly ranked on U.S. News and World Report's Best Children's Hospitals in the nation for 2020-21. Their Neonatology program is ranked #8 in the nation. The hospital has achieved Magnet status, the highest national recognition granted to a hospital or medical center for quality patient care, nursing excellence, and innovations in professional nursing practice. 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 Sharla Jepkes, Candidate Manager, Melnic Healthcare Providers Community, at sharla@melnic.com or (800) 886-7906. Thank you.

Experience

Experience requirements for the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Job:
Minimum of two (2) years of neonatal nursing experience required, preferably in a Level III NICU

Skills

inpatient; neonatal; Neonatal Nurse Practitioner; pediatric; Program Development

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