Neonatal Nurse Practitioner/Experienced NICU Physician Assistant - Nemours Delaware Valley Campus
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 5864
Nemours Children's Health, Delaware Valley is seeking a neonatal nurse practitioner or experienced NICU physician assistant to join our APP team. You will be working collaboratively with our NICU providers delivering care in our Level IV NICU. This position includes Neonatal Transport, and delivery room attendance in our Advanced Delivery Unit.
As Delaware's only Level IV NICU, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children provides care for the most critically ill infants. Our NICU is the state's only neonatal extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) center and our team cares for both medically and surgically complex patients with varying diagnoses, including respiratory, cardiac, neurologic, gastrointestinal, renal/urologic, skeletal, and metabolic disorders.
The NICU team currently provides care for up to 32 patients in our state of the art, single-room design unit, as well as attending deliveries in our High Risk Delivery Center for neonates with known congenital anomalies.
Master degree (MSN), or Physician Assistant license required
Minimum of 2 years NNP or NICU PA experience. Other job experience may not be substituted for this requirement
Delivery room and NICU experience required
Transport experience preferred, this position will include air and ground transports
Active Delaware (or compact state) Registered Nurse Licensure Required
Active Delaware Advanced Practice Nurse Licensure, with or without prescriptive authority
Current National Certification (NCC)
Current certification in BLS and NRP. PALS certification preferred but will provide
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.