Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, PRN

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Location
Mary Catherine Bunting Center-MCMCB, MD, Baltimore
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 30, 2017
Closes
Sep 29, 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Mercy is a Level III NICU delivering comprehensive care to the smallest of patients in Baltimore. Our incredibly cohesive Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) team, offering self-scheduling, and dual NNP 24/7 clinical coverage is currently seeking a fellow NNP to join this dynamic group. The successful candidate will provide independent assessment, identification, diagnosis and treatment of critically ill newborns. The NNP will also provide care, support and collaborative medical management of infants in Labor and Delivery and the Full Term Nursery as needed. Teaching and mentoring NNP and medical students is also integral to the role. Mercy Medical Center, located in Downtown Baltimore just five blocks from our famed Inner Harbor, is a Magnet-designated facility, and celebrates a rich history and visible dedication to serving the needs of the Baltimore community. Our 26 bed, state of the art single patient room NICU offers a family centered approach to care of the neonate. Our academic affiliation with the University of Maryland, and in particular, our relationship with the University of Maryland School of Nursing and the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program offers the NNP candidate opportunity for educational advancement. Our staff and the service they provide our patients are the most important elements in living out our mission. Each day, we are reminded of the values inspired by the Sisters of Mercy and each day we continue to bring them to life in all that we do.

Requirements
Master's degree as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, and a license to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the state of Maryland Experience in the care of neonates is strongly preferred; NCC certification is required; New Graduate NNP candidates with extensive RN experience in a Level III or IV NICU will be considered CPR for the Health Care Provider is required; NRP is also required Ability to work independently and make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action