Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis, MN

About This Opportunity

Fairview Health Services is seeking a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) to join the NNP team at University of Minnesota Children’s Hospital.  NICU locations also include:  Fairview Southdale Hospital, Fairview Ridges Hospital, Maple Grove Hospital and North Memorial Hospital.
The NNP is a member of the health care team who works in collaboration with licensed physicians to provide comprehensive health care services to NICU patients and families.  The NNP will engage in independent decision making about health care needs; managing the care of NICU patients hospitalized with complex acute health problems.   Diagnose, prescribe medications and interventions,  order and interpret laboratory and diagnostic tests, coordinate the interdisciplinary health care team, plan and coordinate patients' discharge, rehabilitation, home health care and follow-up; ensuring continuity of care within the hospital setting.  The NNP will also perform procedures within their scope and realm of their collaboration agreement with their physician partner.

Positive work environment is fostered by the supportive relationship with the Neonatologists.  
Neonatal care at Fairview Health Services utilizes 47 Neonatal Nurse Practitioners. 
Provide services at 5 metropolitan and suburban hospitals including:University of Minnesota Children’s Hospital, Fairview Southdale Hospital, Fairview Ridges Hospital, Maple Grove Hospital, and North Memorial Hospital.  
NNPs are available in the hospital 24 hours a day 7 days a week to assist physicians and midwives in delivery room resuscitation/stabilization procedures, and assessment and ongoing management of infants in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit/Special Care Nursery.
NNPs are also part of the team to transport neonates from greater Minnesota communities.
We have a fully integrated Electronic Medical Record (EPIC). 
Scheduled hours are flexible, with some weekend hours included.

 Position Qualifications:  
A qualified candidate will be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and formal Neonatal Nurse Practitioner training program. Have a current Minnesota RN license and be approved or eligible by the Minnesota Board of Nursing for prescription writing privileges. Be eligible or certified through ANCC / AANP and meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges. Ability to obtain and/or maintain DEA certification for the State of Minnesota.

About University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital

University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital is located on the west bank of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis and is affiliated with the University of Minnesota Medical School. We provide a broad range of pediatric programs from surgery, imaging and neonatal and pediatric intensive care to cardiac and oncology services and blood and marrow and organ transplantation.

Our doctors apply innovative approaches to creating medical breakthroughs based their work with patients and on findings through research at the University of Minnesota. This has led to several firsts, including the first successful pediatric blood marrow transplant, infant heart transplant in Minnesota and cochlear ear implant surgery for a child.

The hospital also is home to Minnesota’s only children's behavioral inpatient unit and programming exclusively devoted to children ages 12 and younger. University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital features one of the three largest kidney transplant programs in the world specializing in infants and small children.

For more information and opportunities, see University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital.

University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital
2450 Riverside Ave. , Minneapolis, MN 55454

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