Requisition 13005 -
The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) is an advanced practice nurse providing primary care of acutely and chronically ill newborns and infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The NNP facilitates the provision of optimum health care management for these patients and family members with the consultation and collaboration of other healthcare team members, and with medical supervision by a physician. The NNP serves as a clinical expert and resource for members of the NICU team. The NNP facilitates multidisciplinary care approach for NICU patients from admission to BCHO through discharge.
State License BLS Nurse Practitioner License Registered Nurse (RN) License 3 to 5 Years of Experience Required
Master's Degree in nursing. Successful completion of an Advanced Practice Neonatal Nurse program which conforms to BRN standards, California Code of Regulations, Title 16, Section 1484.
3 years NICU nursing care experience required. 2 years NNP experience preferred
Current California Registered Nurse/NP license required. DEA license required. Nationally recognized professional certification NCC preferred
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Maintains current knowledge and competence in the area of specialization and in professional practice through review and critique of the literature, attendance at conferences and continuing education programs, and maintenance of active membership in local and national organizations. Skill level is current to enable employee to provide direct nursing care during periods of census fluctuation or other staffing emergencies. Progressive, flexible, team oriented. Demonstrates the knowledge of neonatal and infant growth and development principles and applies these principles when caring for patients and families. Ability to modify plan of care based on assessment and interpretation of a client's growth and development. Bilingual English/Spanish, preferred. Experience with quality improvement systems, such as Lean, preferred. Competence with computer systems and adequate skills for EMR use required. Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
Sit: Up to 6 hours per day
Bend/Stoop: Up to 3 hours per day
Reach: Up to 6 hours per day
Repetitive Use of Upper Extremities: Up to 6 hours per day
Lift/Push/Pull : 25 pounds, over 25 pounds with assistance or equipment
This job requires the ability to hear alarms clients and/or instruction. The ability to see accurately from
20 inches to 20-
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UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland
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