Neonatal Nurse Practitioner-NNP

Los Angeles, CA 90027

Posted: 04/26/2016 Job Number: 1408

Title: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner-NNP
Location: Los Angeles, CA
2 openings
Possible sign-on bonus & relocation assistance
Currently we are under contract with our client seeking a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner-NNP provides medical management of critically ill neonates in conjunction with attending neonatologists for its pediatric medical facility.

Desired Skills & Experience
The role includes responsibility for diagnosis and comprehensive management of acute and chronic conditions. Practice includes, but is not limited to ordering, conducting assessments, interpreting diagnostic and laboratory tests, prescription of pharmacologic agents and treatments and non-pharmacologic therapies under advances practice protocol, and in a cost efficient manner. Works autonomously as well as in collaboration variety of NICU sub-specialty and interdisciplinary staff to diagnose and manage neonates in an intensive care setting. Serve as health care resources, interdisciplinary consultants and patient advocates. Scope of practice includes clinical management, education and standards for professional practice. The NNP demonstrates commitment to a patient and family focused model of care.
The Newborn and Infant Critical Care Unit (NICU) provides innovative therapies for critically ill newborns and extremely low birth weight infants requiring Level III neonatal care. In addition to providing ECMO, the tertiary care provided, includes nitric oxide and high frequency ventilation.
This position is for day shifts. Night rotations might be required in the future.

2 years plus in a Level III NICU as an RN strongly preferred.
NCC certification required.
Prefer at least 1 year of NNP experience

This opening is a permanent, full-time position with an excellent salary, comprehensive benefits you would expect from a large health care company, tuition reimbursement and more.

Gene Doeker

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