This is a casual position with a possible end date of 7/31/2023
SCHEDULE:Varied, when covering traditional NNP, team shifts. 10 hour days; 14 hour nights. Sites are Main Campus, La Jolla, Chula Vista, San Diego, contract facility, Escondido, varied when covering shifts that cannot be covered by ALS RN: 12 hour day or night shifts: Rancho Springs, Encinitas, San Diego
FTE: Per Diem, hours will depend on the needs of the department
Location: Varied as per above
The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner delivers primary care to acute, critical, complex chronically ill and well neonates collaboratively with the Division of Neonatology. The Nurse Practitioner provides comprehensive: physical assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation for patients and their families. The Nurse Practitioner also provides acute resuscitation, on-going multidisciplinary medical management, transitional care to sub-acute and lower level neonatal units within the community, critical care consultations and evaluations, psychosocial support, and health education to infants/children and their families in the critical care arena. The Nurse Practitioner also functions as a clinical leader, educator, researcher and consultant in collaboration with physicians of numerous subspecialties, nurses, and all healthcare team members. The Nurse Practitioner supports the philosophies of the department of nursing, as well as the medical staff. The Nurse Practitioner responsibilities for coverage can include but not limited to: 7 days/week coverage, Holidays, weekends, night shifts. The Critical Care Nurse Practitioner also performs procedures under Standardized Procedures within the Critical Care Specialties per Medical Staff Privileges. (The NNP is a "Critical Care" NP, which is defined as:
a. Critical Care-level patient, typically defined as:
i. Neonatal patient
ii. PICU patient
iii. CVICU patient
b. "Critical Care" means the NP is clinically-supervised by an ICU-credentialed physician.
c. Credentialed in Med Staff with critical-care-defined competencies.
d. Generally, they are working in a unit that is a 24/7 operation. Schedules are not limited to Monday-Friday w/ limited or no holidays)
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (all due at time of hire unless otherwise noted):
Master's Degree in Nursing
License: Registered Nurse, State of California
License: Nurse Practitioner, State of California
License: Nurse Practitioner Furnishing, State of California
Certification: Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
Certification: National Neonatal NP
Certification: BLS for Healthcare Providers, issued by AHA
NP Furnishing number, State of CA, Controlled Substance II Privileges
Medicare Billing number (NPI- National Provider Identifier); upon hire but no later than 3 months after start of employment
Successfully complete the credentialing process through Medical Staff Services
Neonatal Resuscitation Program Instructor
Three years of experience as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Two years of experience of clinical nursing within the Neonatal ICU
Formal in-service education and/or lecturing skills
The expected hiring range for this position is $64.36 to $88.50.
Rady Children’s Hospital is committed to compensation that is externally competitive and internally equitable. We demonstrate this commitment by conducting regular market reviews to remain competitive with organizations of similar size in the nonprofit, healthcare sector. The range listed above does not represent the full salary range for the position but is the expected hiring range for qualified candidates. Compensation decisions consider a variety of factors including experience, education, licensure, unique skillsets, organizational need, and internal equity.