Dec 02, 2021

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner - NNP / Per Diem

  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles
  • United States

Job Description

Job Description

NATIONAL LEADERS IN PEDIATRIC CARE
Ranked No. 5 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) provides the best care in California.

Here world-class experts in medicine, education and research work together to deliver family-centered care half a million times each year. From primary to complex critical care, more than 350 programs and services are offered, each one specially designed for children.

The CHLA of the future is brighter than can be imagined. Investments in technology, research and innovation will create care that is personal, convenient and empowering. Our scientists will work with clinical experts to take laboratory discoveries and create treatments that are a perfect match for every patient. And together, CHLA team members will turn health care into health transformation.

Join a hospital where the work you do will matter—to you, to your colleagues, and above all, to our patients and families. The work will be challenging, but always rewarding.

It’s Work That Matters.


Overview

The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner II (NNP) is an advanced practice nurse who provides medical services to neonates, including diagnosis and comprehensive management of acute and chronic conditions. Service include, but are not limited to ordering, conducting, interpreting appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests, prescription of pharmacologic agents and treatments and non-pharmacologic therapies in a cost efficient manner. Works autonomously as well as in collaboration variety of NICU 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.

Qualifications: Masters of Science degree in Nursing from an NLN accredited graduate school. Graduate of an accredited Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing for 'hold out as Neonatal Nurse Practitioner', as defined in Section 1482, Nurse Practice Act, Business and professional Code. Current California Registered Nurse License and current certification as a NNP. National certification is preferred; eligible for Furnishing License preferred.

Minimum requirements: 2 years NNP experience required and experience in a Level III NICU strongly preferred. NCC eligible or certification required.

Founded in 1901, Children's Hospital Los Angeles is one of the nation's leading children's hospitals and is acknowledged worldwide for its leadership in pediatric and adolescent health. Children's Hospital Los Angeles is one of only 10 children's hospitals in the nation - and the only children's hospital on the West Coast - ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties in the U.S. News & World Report rankings and named to the magazine's 'Honor Roll' of children's hospitals. Children's Hospital Los Angeles is a premier teaching hospital and has been affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California since 1932.

EEO Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) is a leader in pediatric and adolescent health both here and across the globe. As a premier Magnet teaching hospital, you’ll find an environment that’s alive with learning, rooted in care and compassion, and home to thought leadership and unwavering support. CHLA is dedicated to creating hope and building healthier futures – for our patients, as well as for you and your career!

CHLA has been affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California since 1932.

At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, our work matters. And so do each and every one of our valued team members. Your race and ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation and ability make you uniquely you – and that is just who we are looking for! So, bring the best of yourself and contribute to our mission in your own unique way.

Diversity inspires innovation. Our experiences, perspectives and backgrounds allow us to better serve our patients. As an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate the differences of our team members.