Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Are you a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant seeking a full-time opportunity? Join this exceptional team in providing care to newborns at our Fargo, ND campus. Current team consists of 3 Physicians and 2 Advanced Practice Clinicians. Our cohesive NICU department culture is built on compassion and teamwork with flourishing and progressive thinking individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of their patients and families. This opportunity will allow us to enhance our program’s development as our birthing population continues to rise throughout the region.
0.8 or 1.0 FTE, full-time status
12-24 hour shifts varying nights and days with the addition of team members
1.0 FTE is equal to a minimum of 160 hours/month (or averaging thirteen 12hr-shifts per month); this will adjust with growth of team/coverage model change
Based at our 32nd Avenue Campus in south Fargo
Level III NICU with in-house NICU transport team
10 licensed NICU beds with average census of 9; current NICU will be relocating to larger area within hospital and include private rooms with capability for 19 beds (early 2018 anticipated completion)
Ability to care for babies transitionally or acutely ill at 23 week gestation
Prefer ability to perform the following procedures: intubation, chest tube placement, umbilical line placement, PICC placement, peripheral arterial line placement, LP's
Responsibilities include Vermont Oxford Data input and interpretation
Experience preferred, but not required; will consider new graduates
Strong leadership skills desired
The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant utilizes advanced health assessment, knowledge, and decision making skills, the NP/PA works independently and in collaboration with physicians and other health care professionals. NP/PAs provide health care to individuals and families, emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention. They may care for patients as noted in age-related category and area of expertise. Position requires high level of customer service skills to establish and enhance positive relationships with patients, co-workers, and others.
Master’s or Doctorate degree in Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program from an accredited program/institution
Preference for trained and certified as a Neonatal Practitioner
Current licensure as a registered nurse in appropriate state (if NP)
Current licensure as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in appropriate state
Current certification in CPR
National certification, in applicable area
Successful completion of Essentia Health credentialing process prior to practice
Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.
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