The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, under the supervision of the attending Neonatologist and Nurse Practitioner Supervisor, will provide independent advanced level clinical expertise to medically fragile high-risk neonates from admission through discharge. Duties include assessment, diagnoses and development of treatment plans for the neonatal population, attendance and management of the neonate at high risk deliveries, performing multiple procedures such as endotracheal intubations, lumbar puncture, chest tube insertions, etc.
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner II Qualifications
At least one year paid NNP experience in a similar setting.
Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing.
Graduation within the last 12 months from an accredited NNP Program.
Possession of a valid CA RN and NP license.
Master of Science in Nursing.
NCC Board Certification as Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP-BC) within 12 months of hire.
Has or eligible for a furnishing license.
More than 2 years of NNP experience in a Level III NICU.
Must be able to work variable shifts and take calls.
Must be able to hear well enough to make assessments of patients, receive frequent telephone calls and present educational classes.
Must be able to speak well enough to present intramural and extramural education, provide informational offerings, and educate patients and families.
Must be able to see well enough to read small gauges and printed materials.
Must be able to stand for prolonged periods.
THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT.
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