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Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

University of Vermont Medical Center


Location:
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Date:
06/08/2017
2017-06-082017-07-08
Job Type:
Employee
Categories:
  • Neonatal
  • Nursing - Nurse Practioner
University of Vermont Medical Center
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Job Details

University of Vermont Medical Center, Vermont’s academic medical center and founding member of the University of Vermont Health Network, seeks a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner.

 

University of Vermont Medical Center, Vermont's academic medical center and founding member of the University of Vermont Health Network is located in Burlington, Vermont, a small vibrant city situated on the shore of beautiful Lake Champlain. The Champlain Valley region offers an incredible range of educational, entertainment, and recreational opportunities.

 

Position Summary:

The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) is a Registered Nurse who functions in an expanded nursing role, providing primary health care and emergency services to high risk newborns. They work collaboratively with the physician staff of the Children’s Health Care Service in general and of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) specifically. In the NICU, NNP work is conducted using guidelines agreed upon with the Medical Director of the NICU. The NNP is responsible for complete daily management of a caseload of patients, including diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, and day-to-day implementation and evaluation of an appropriate plan of care.

 

This is a three-day a week full time position with 12-14 hour day and night shifts.

  

The Organization:

As an academic medical center dedicated to being in service to the patient, community and medicine, UVM Medical Center (www.UVMHealth.org/MedCenter) seeks to improve the health of the people in the communities it serves by integrating patient care, education and research in a caring environment. The UVM Medical Center also serves as a regional referral center – providing advanced care to approximately one million people in Vermont and northern New York.

 

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We offer a comprehensive benefits package including relocation. We proudly offer a non-smoking work environment. The UVM Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protective veteran status. 

 

Requirements

Education:

Registered Nurse, currently licensed in the State of VT as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner. BSN and satisfactory completion of an accredited Neonatal Practitioner Program. National certification as an NNP.

 

Experience:

Experience as a NICU Nurse strongly preferred.