Job: (NNP) Neonatal Nurse Practitioner - 39986.5 - Full time or Part time - Benefits Eligible

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Job Description

(NNP) Neonatal Nurse Practitioner - 39986.5

Department: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit - Palomar Pomerado
Facility: Palomar Pomerado - NICU
Schedule: Full time or Part time - Benefits Eligible
Shift: Varying
Req Number: 39986.5
This position is primarily neonatal and thus requires NNP certification. Additional FNP or PNP education or experience preferred. The scope of responsibility will be for a 12-bed Level II NICU and a small low-acuity pediatric unit (orientation will be provided as necessary). Qualified NNPs with no pediatric experience will be considered.

This position will also provide coverage within Rady Children's main campus high acuity NICU. The NNP group provides coverage at multiple sites throughout the county of San Diego and there are many opportunities for an NNP to provide care in varied settings.


The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner delivers primary care to acute, critical, complex chronically ill and well neonates collaboratively with the Division of Neonatology. The Nurse Practitioner provides comprehensive assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patients and their families. The Nurse Practitioner also functions as a clinical leader, consultant and educator in collaboration with physicians, nurses, and all healthcare team members.

Skills / Requirements


Master's Degree in Nursing - Graduated from an accredited Neonatal Nurse Practitioner program

License: Registered Nurse, State of California

License: Nurse Practitioner, State of California

License: Nurse Practitioner Furnishing, State of California (Upon hire but no later than 12 months of employment or sooner based on department needs)

NP Furnishing number, State of CA, Controlled Substance II Privileges (Upon hire but no later than 1 month after obtaining NPF)

Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) number: CS II thru V (Upon hire but no later than within 1 month of obtaining NPF & CSII privileges)

Certification: CPR/BLS (Issued by American Heart Association)

Certification: Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

Certification: Neonatal Resuscitation Program Instructor (w/in 2 years of employment)

Certification: Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (w/in 2-months of employment)

Certification: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, National (New Graduate NNP's within 6 months of employment)

Medicare Billing number (NPI- National Provider Identifier); Upon hire but no later than 3 months of employment


Three years of experience

Two years of experience of clinical nursing within the Neonatal ICU

Two years of experience as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Formal in-service education and/or lecturing skills