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Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner - NNP


Location: Los Angeles, California - United States
Posted: 1/21/2018

Job Description:

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Ready to be part of the first and largest pediatric hospital in Southern California? This is Children's Hospital Los Angeles. A place where you can make a real difference in the lives of our patients and their families. A big responsibility? Absolutely. But if you’re up for the challenge, we’re on the lookout for amazing professionals to join our elite teams – talented individuals who can continue our high level of care.
The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) is an advanced practice nurse who provides medical management of critically ill neonates in conjunction with attending neonatologists.  The role includes responsibility for diagnosis and comprehensive management of acute and chronic conditions. Practice includes, but is not limited to ordering, conducting assessments, interpreting diagnostic and laboratory tests, prescription of pharmacologic agents and treatments and non-pharmacologic therapies under advances practice protocol, and in a cost efficient manner. Works autonomously as well as in collaboration variety of NICU sub-specialty and interdisciplinary staff to diagnose and manage neonates in an intensive care setting. Serve as health care resources, interdisciplinary consultants and patient advocates. Scope of practice includes clinical management, education and standards for professional practice. The NNP demonstrates commitment to a patient and family focused model of care.

The 58-bed Newborn and Infant Critical Care Unit (NICU) provides innovative therapies for critically ill newborns and extremely low birth weight infants requiring Level III neonatal care, transferred from other hospitals to CHLA. In addition to providing ECMO, the tertiary care provided, includes nitric oxide and high frequency ventilation.

This position is for day shift,  and  includes both the CHLA NICCU as well as CHLA neonatal network NICUs.  Night rotations might be required in the future.  

Minimum Requirements : 2 years plus in a Level III NICU as an RN strongly preferred. NCC certification required. Prefer at least 1 year of NNP experience.


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Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Other

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