Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (RN) - Woodlands NICU - 24 hour shift

 
Position: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (RN) - Woodlands NICU - 24 hour shift

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Talent Area: Advanced Practice Providers

Shift: 7a - 7p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Scheduled to open in 2017, Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is a 548,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to treat children and adolescents in The Woodlands and counties throughout Greater North Houston such as Montgomery, Walker, Grimes, Liberty, Harris, Polk, San Jacinto and Hardin counties. Our new facility will include 25 emergency center rooms, 32 acute rooms, 28 critical care rooms, 12 radiology rooms and 4 operating rooms. We will also offer inpatient and outpatient pediatric care in more than 25 specialties including: cancer, cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, diabetes and endocrinology, urology, sports medicine, gastroenterology and nutrition, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, otolaryngology, allergy and immunology, dermatology, adolescent medicine and physical rehabilitation. Outpatient care areas are scheduled to open in fall 2016.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner who can thrive in a fast-paced hospital environment. In this position you’ll be asked to provide health maintenance for well newborns and infants, episodic care for ill infants, and comprehensive care for newborns and infants with chronic conditions. You will work under the supervision of the physician and work collaboratively with other members of the health care team.

 

Do you have what it takes?



Responsibilities :

  • Daily utilizes advanced practice knowledge and skill to systematically collect and evaluate health assessment data and to manage a caseload of patients
  • Consistently demonstrated effective communication skills and works to eliminate communication barriers
  • Consistently serves as an educational resource for the patient and family, community, and other health care professionals
  • Consistently applies new knowledge relevant to pediatric nursing to clinical practice
  • Demonstrates current professional, managerial, and/or technical knowledge and skills
  • Demonstrates nurse practitioner’s role behaviors consistent with the development of advanced nursing practice
  • Participates in departmental quality improvement program annually


Qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Current valid license as registered nurse in the state of Texas
  • Current NNP-BC certification from the National Certification Corp (NCC) Board of Nurse Examiners
  • Full authorization to practice by the Texas Board of Nursing
  • Two (2) years experience in the applied specialty
  • AHA/AAP hospital-based instructor for Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • Broad-based knowledge of nursing functions and medical terminology
  • Knowledge of neonatal specific nursing principles and pathophysiology
  • Ability to operate a variety of equipment and perform routine and special procedures used in the daily advanced nursing care of newborns and infants
  • Ability to work with others and demonstrate leadership qualities


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