Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) OR Neonatal Physician Assistant (PA) - NICU - PRN
Company: University of Maryland Medical System
Posted on: June 25, 2022
What You Will Do:
University of Maryland Medical Center
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) OR Neonatal Physician Assistant
University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) is seeking a Neonatal
Nurse Practitioner (NNP) or a Physician Assistant (PA) with a
desire to join our multidisciplinary team in our Neonatal Intensive
Care Unit (NICU). The Children's Hospital at UMMC is a
comprehensive division within our hospital that offers service to
patients across the spectrum of acute care. Our children's hospital
is comprised of a pediatric ED, pediatric ICU & progressive care
unit, a complex labor and delivery unit, a compliment of ambulatory
care services, and our newly remodeled 52 bed level IV NICU. UMMC's
clinicians offer the critically ill pediatric patients of Maryland
'top of the class' care.
The NNP will be involved in providing complex care to some of the
highest intensity, critical care babies in the state. Our facility
offers 37,000 square feet of NICU, a specialized transport team,
state of the art technologies in our deliver rooms, and more, to
help provide care to the critically ill. Come join our
multi-disciplinary team of like-minded providers, and care for the
critically ill newborns of Maryland.
The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Team at UMMC, provides 24/7
coverage for the patients in the NICU. The NNP is responsible for
daily patient management, leadership and resource support for the
medical team, and is an educational resource for nursing, medical
staff and patient families. Medical plans and decisions are made in
collaboration with attending physicians in a manner that utilizes
evidence based interventions and current best practice while
providing support and education for all team members. The NNP and
Neonatal fellow are expected to function in tandem with
collaborative roles supporting the patients within the division of
neonatology. Additionally, the role of the Neonatal NP has expanded
to provide coverage for the neonatal transport team through the
Maryland Regional Neonatal Transport Program (MRNTP).
In addition to clinical responsibilities, all NPs participate in
professional practice activities at varying levels. Schedule
accommodations will be made and negotiated as needed.
What You Need to Be Successful:
- The successful candidate will have completed a Neonatal Nurse
Practitioner program and will have successfully completed Neonatal
- NCC (National Certification Corporation) is required for
- The ideal candidate will demonstrate solid clinical experience,
possess excellent communication skills and demonstrate the ability
to work with a multidisciplinary team. Maryland licensure or
eligibility is also required.
- A minimum of two (2) years of neonatal nursing experience.
- New graduate neonatal NPs are encouraged to apply!
- Physician Assistants with prior neonatal experience or
successful completion of a neonatal residency are encouraged to
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race,
color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran
status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Associated topics: advanced practice registered nurse, associate,
clinical, cna, cns, crna, family, family medicine, prn,
Keywords: University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore , Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) OR Neonatal Physician Assistant (PA) - NICU - PRN, Healthcare , Parkville, Maryland
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