Job ID: 00141577
Charlotte, NC, United States
Date Posted: Jan 7, 2021
If it’s possible, you will find it at Atrium Health—the leading community-focused academic healthcare system serving North Carolina and South Carolina. We invite Neonatology Nurse Pracitioners to discover all that we can do when we bring healing hearts, inquisitive minds and progressive visionaries together in our Neonatology team at Levine Children's Hospital in Charlotte, NC.
Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, NC is seeking a full time highly skilled and motivated, experienced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner to join our growing Neonatology team.
Levine Children’s Hospital in beautiful Charlotte, North Carolina, is a state-of-the-art facility opened in 2007. Committed to be the region’s leading provider of pediatric health care services, LCH has 11 floors and 234 inpatient beds.
· Our Level IV neonatal unit is comprised of a 32-bed neonatal progressive (convalescent) care nursery (NPCN) and a 53-bed neonatal intensive care nursery (NICN). Our neonatal unit is a regional referral center offering Total Body Cooling, ECMO, CT Surgery Services and all Subspecialty Services. Our Neonatal Nurse Practitioners are specifically trained and proficient in the provision of neonatal care under the direct supervision of Neonatologists working for Levine Children’s Neonatology Service Line. The NNP is responsible for evaluating, stabilizing, and treating patients with both acute and chronic illness. This includes but is not limited to the care of patients requiring ventilatory management, pre and post-operative patients, infants with severe and or complex congenital anomalies and life-threatening illness. In addition, this includes evaluation, stabilization, and initiating cardiopulmonary resuscitation in our labor and delivery unit and in the emergency room. The NNP is also involved in the admission and discharge process.
· This position is an opportunity to become part of an outstanding and dynamic team of NNPs involved in quality improvement, research initiatives and education of NNP students and Pediatric, OB and Family Practice Residents
· 24/7 Unit Coverage Shared Among 29 Neonatal Nurse Practitioners
· Day, Evening, Night and Weekend coverage; No call
· Weekend Coverage Begins Friday at 7pm through Monday at 7am.
· Just 6 (12/hour) Weekend Shifts Every 42 Days
· Competitive Base Salary – Including Night and Weekend Shift Differential Income and Holiday Incentive; Relocation and a Comprehensive Benefit Plan
· Eligible for incentive pay for additional shifts, PTO and Performance Incentive Bonuses
· $2500/5 days of CME
· Graduate of an accredited NNP program. Current license to practice or eligible to practice as a NP in North Carolina. Current prescriptive privileges and DEA license required. BLS for healthcare provider from AHA required. AAP Neonatal Resuscitation Program provider or instructor status required. PALS certification preferred. Physician Assistants will only be considered if they have completed a Neonatology Fellowship.
· Master’s degree required or doctorate in nursing practice. NNP Certification from the National Certification Corporation (new graduates may apply before certification granted but employment contingent upon certification)
· Those with at least one year of experience outside of training may apply
· Candidates must demonstrate appropriate critical thinking and interpersonal skills for working in a fast paced, high acuity, high census work environment. Ability to thoroughly evaluate maternal, fetal and neonatal history and perform thorough physical assessment, developing and articulating a sound plan of care. Able to demonstrate competency in core skills of the NNP role including endotracheal intubation and airway management, umbilical line insertion, arterial puncture and peripheral arterial line placement, needle thoracentesis and chest tube insertion, lumbar puncture, ventricular access device (not cardiac) aspirations, and exchange transfusion. Able to evaluate, assess, and monitor for neonatal co-morbidities.
· NC Compact State RN Licensure
When you join Atrium Health, you will be welcomed into an inclusive culture that celebrates and respects the contributions a diverse team can make together. Practice where your voice is valued, your passion for advancing medicine is rewarded, and you get the resources and support you need to thrive personally and professionally. In our nationally-renowned integrated health system, you can work alongside the most advanced minds in medicine to improve medicine, elevate hope and advance healing—for all.