Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) – Part- Time (24hrs); Mixed shift (rotating weekends)
A Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) is a registered professional nurse with clinical expertise in neonatal nursing who has received formal education in the medical case management of acutely ill, chronically ill, and convalescing infants and their families. The NNP is empowered to make independent choices regarding medical diagnosis and medical treatment, by use of standardized procedures, without the direct supervision of a physician. The NNP also provides healthcare maintenance to infants through the use of health promotion and disease prevention strategies. Provide immediate supportive care for high –risk infants in the delivery room or operating room by providing resuscitation when necessary. Assume the medical management role in the transport of high-risk infants. Demonstrate proficiency in the systematic assessment of neonates and their families.
- Must have an Advanced Practice Professional degree from an approved college of Nursing.
- Must be board certified and have Texas NNP License.
- Must have one year of direct NNP experience.
- Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge in area assigned, and competency in assessment techniques, diagnosis and treatment processes that apply to the assigned medical specialty area.
- Must have good interpersonal, verbal and oral communication skills to work effectively with other health care professionals and serve as a resource to the community.
- Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behavior
Compensation: Salary – Min. $51.18; Mid. $63.98; Max. $70.78/hr. (pay based on years of experience)