Summary

As a result of an extensive expansion, an eastern Missouri children's hospital is seeking EXPERIENCED Neonatal Nurse Practitioners to help staff what will be one of the country's largest NICUs.  The hospital currently boasts a 125-bed, Level IV NICU and will house 150 beds upon completion in 2020.


Available Locum Employment Options (not benefits eligible):

  • PRN – (6) 12-hour shifts per 8-week period, which includes a $3.5K Completion Bonus to cover travel, lodging, meals, etc.
  • Part-Time – 24 hours/week or 192 hours per 8-week period, which includes a $5K Completion Bonus.
  • Full-time – 36 hours/week or 288 hours per 8-week period, which includes a $7K Completion Bonus.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Participate in professional development and lifelong learning.
  • Assume a leadership role within a specific clinical specialty.
  • Manage care to meet the specialized physiologic and psychological needs of patients with complex acute, critical, and chronic health conditions, including the recognition and management of emerging crises and organ dysfunction and failure.
  • Manage care to patients with complex physiologic conditions and rapidly changing clinical conditions through advanced health assessment, diagnosis, intervention, and evaluation in a collaborative practice agreement with a physician.
  • Develop treatment plans, treats patients with acute complex acute, critical, and chronic health conditions in a collaborative practice agreement with a physician.
  • Coordinate the care of select patient populations to promote a return to an optimal state of health and wellness for their condition through education of patients and families, coordination of services and placing referrals.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • MSN degree from an accredited NNP program; DNP preferred
  • 2-3 years of prior Level IV NICU work experience as an NNP
  • NCC certification as an NNP
  • NRP and BLS certification

Benefits

  • $75/hour, plus applicable shift differential pay
  • Abbreviated/individualized new hire orientation
  • Collegiate and collaborative work environment