Currently looking for a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner to join the neonatal team at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Interested candidates must have at least one year of experience as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner.
Responsibilities of the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, NNP
- Evaluate and treat patients with acute and chronic complaints related to specialty, according to written standardized procedures.
- Obtain complete histories and perform pertinent physical exams with assessment of normal and abnormal findings on new patients according to written standardized procedures.
- Perform or request and evaluate diagnostic studies as indicated upon evaluation of the patient according to written standardized procedures.
- Order and furnish medications according to written standardized procedures and acquires counter-signature on prescriptions from the supervising physician for medications not included in the approved formulary.
- Perform designated procedures after demonstrated competency and according to written standardized procedures where applicable.
- Initiate arrangements for hospital admissions and discharges and completes appropriate paperwork.
- As directed by the supervising physician, enroll patients in investigational studies approved by the Investigational Review Board (IRB), and order the necessary tests and medications.
- Effectively communicate and interact with patients, families, staff and members of the community from diverse backgrounds.
- Recognize situations which require the immediate attention of a physician, and initiates life-saving procedures when necessary.
Requirements of the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, NNP
- Master’s or doctoral degree in nursing from an accredited college or university
- Graduate of an NP program accredited by the National League of Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
- 1+ years of Neonatal Nurse Practitioner experience
- National Certification Corporation neonatal certificate within 6 months of hire (RNC)
- Certification in Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
This is a non-management position
This is a full-time position