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(NNP) Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

San Diego, California
Job ID 2173 Date posted 04/19/2019 Schedule Per Diem Shift Rotating Department Nursing; Neonatal Intensive Care


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: physical assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation for patients and their families. The Nurse Practitioner also provides acute resuscitation, on-going multi-disciplinary medical management, transitional care to sub-acute and lower level neonatal units within the community, critical care consultations and evaluations, psychosocial support, and health education to infants/children & their families in the critical care arena.  The Nurse Practitioner also functions as a clinical leader, educator, researcher and consultant in collaboration with physicians of numerous subspecialties, nurses, and all healthcare team members. The Nurse Practitioner supports the philosophies of the department of nursing, as well as the medical staff. The Nurse Practitioner responsibilities for coverage can include but are not limited to: 7 days/week coverage, Holidays, weekends, night shifts. The Critical Care Nurse Practitioner also performs procedures under Standardized Procedures within the Critical Care Specialties per Medical Staff Privileges. The NNP is a 'Critical Care' NP, which is defined as: a. Critical Care-level patient, typically defined as:

i. Neonatal patient

ii. PICU patient

ii. CVICU patient

b. 'Critical Care' means the NP is clinically-supervised by an ICU-credentialed physician.

c. Credentialed in Med Staff with critical-care-defined competencies.

d. Generally, they are working in a unit that is a 24/7 operation. Schedules are not limited toMonday-Friday w/ limited or no holidays

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (all due at time of hire unless otherwise noted):

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 

NP Furnishing number, State of CA, Controlled Substance II Privileges 

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

Certification: Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

Certification: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, National (within 6 months of employment)

Certification:  CPR/BLS (Issued by American Heart Association) Medicare Billing number (NPI- National Provider Identifier); Upon hire but no later than 3 months after start 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 Neonatal Resuscitation Program Instructor  

Formal in-service education and/or lecturing skills


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