Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NICU)
Melnic Consulting Group - Palo Alto, CA

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If you are a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, we have a great opportunity for you to join the Neonatal Intensive Care team at this leading academic children’s hospital in the Western U.S. The NNP in this role is responsible for the delivery of direct patient care to critically ill newborns and premature infants with complex care needs in this 40 bed Level III NICU with an ECMO unit. Using their special training and experience, the nurse practitioner in this role assesses NICU patients through clinical assessment, evaluation and tests. They develop plans of care, recommend treatment therapies and prescribe medications appropriate for the patient. They participate in daily rounds and manage the transfer of patients to/from other units or hospitals.

This leading academic center children's hospital is the premier pediatric health care center on the West Coast. With the help of a healthy endowment and regular professional assistance from the medical faculty from a nearby major University,this children's hospital has been delivering quality care to children from around the world since its inception. Their Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is ranked #16 in the U.S. in the “Best Children’s Hospitals” for 2012-13 by U.S. News and Report, and their NICU is famous for its innovative, high-quality care of high-risk newborns and their families.

For more information, please contact Melnic Consulting Group, Jill Gilliland, at or (800) 886-7906. Thank you.

MSN from an accredited neonatal nurse practitioner program, required; active, unencumbered RN and ARNP licensure with prescriptive authority, required; current NCC national certification as a neonatal nurse practitioner, required; active DEA registration, required; BLS and Neonatal Resuscitation Program completion, required; NNP experience in Level II and Level III NICU and delivery rooms, preferred; PALS certification, preferred. Current experience in a nurse practitioner role is strongly preferred.

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