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Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) Monroe Carell Jr Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt-$10,000 Sign On

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center
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Nashville, Tennessee
Closing date
May 18, 2022

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Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) Monroe Carell Jr Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt-$10,000 Sign On - 2115182

**Job** : Advanced Practice Nurse/Clinical Nurse Specialist/Nurse Practitioner

**Primary Location** : TN-Nashville-Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

**Organization** : In-Patient Nrs Practnrs 30 209059

**Shift:** : Variable

**Description**

**Your Role:**

The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner works in collaboration with a multidisciplinary health care team to provide healthcare in the acute care and critical care settings independently. Functions as an intensivist responsible for the day to day management of critically ill and convalescing infants from admission to discharge.

**KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:**

+ Obtains and documents a health history for a neonate. Performs and documents complete, system-focused, or symptom-specific physical examination, assessment and plan of care.

+ Provides neonatal healthcare services for critically ill and complex patients. Manages patient's overall care, identifying expected outcomes for diagnoses.

+ Orders, performs, interprets and collects data using appropriate assessment techniques, relevant supporting diagnostic information and diagnostic procedures where indicated.

+ Forms differential diagnoses and treats acute and chronic conditions in the neonatal population.

+ Prescribes therapeutic interventions both pharmacologic, non-pharmacologic and surgical, needed to achieve expected outcomes.

+ Performs delivery room service and neonatal transport services, initiates appropriate referrals and consultations, and provides consultation services as requested within scope of practice.

+ Facilitates the patient's transition between and within health care settings, such as admitting, transferring, and discharging patients

+ The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.

**Position Shift:**

+ Variable Shifts

**Sign On Requirements:**

+ **$10,000 (taxable)**

+ **The sign-on bonus is not applicable to current VUMC staff or former staff who have worked for VUMC in the past one year.**

+ **Must have 2 years of NICU experience as a NP**

**Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:**

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity - of culture, thinking, learning and leading - is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. **Vanderbilt's** mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.

**Our Nursing Philosophy:**

We believe highly skilled and specialized nursing care is essential to Vanderbilt University Medical Center's mission of quality in patient care, education and research. We believe nursing is an applied art and science focused on helping people, families and communities reach excellent health and well-being.

**Achieve the Remarkable:**

Learn more about VUMC Nursing:

+ **Nursing Careers** : http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/index.html

+ **Benefits** : http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/benefits.html

+ **Our Nursing Philosophy** : http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/philosophy.html

+ **Our Nursing Leadership** : http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/leadership.html

+ **Shared Governance** : http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/shared-governance.html

+ **Education & Professional Development** : http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/professional-development.html

+ **Life In Nashville** : http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/nashville.html

+ **VUMC Nursing** : http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/root/vumc.php?site=vanderbilt-nursing

Qualifications

**Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):**

+ Advanced Practice Certification in Neonatal or Pediatric Acute Care Required

+ Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Required

+ Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Within 3 months

**Additional Qualification Information:**

+ Certificate of Fitness to Prescribe (Required within 3 months of hire).Eligible for NPI and DEA (which will be required within 3 months of hire)

**Basic Qualifications**

**Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):**

+ Advanced Practice Certification in Neonatal or Pediatric Acute Care Required

+ Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Required

+ Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Within 3 months

**Additional Qualification Information:**

+ Certificate of Fitness to Prescribe (Required within 3 months of hire).Eligible for NPI and DEA (which will be required within 3 months of hire)

**Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:**

+ Heavy Work category requiring exertion of 50 to 100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 20 to 50 lbs. of force frequently and/or up to 10 to 20 lbs. of force continually to move objects.

**Movement**

+ Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position

+ Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position

+ Occasional: Lifting over 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects from one level to another, includes upward pulling over 35 lbs, with help of coworkers or assistive device

+ Occasional: Lifting over 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects from one level to another, includes upward pulling over 35 lbs, with help of coworkers or assistive device

+ Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.

+ Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.

+ Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles

+ Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles

+ Occasional: Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.

+ Occasional: Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.

+ Occasional: Kneeling:Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.

+ Occasional: Kneeling:Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.

+ Occasional: Crouching/Squatting: Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.

+ Occasional: Crouching/Squatting: Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.

+ Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.

+ Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.

+ Frequent: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.

+ Frequent: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.

+ Frequent: Walking: Moving about on foot.

+ Frequent: Walking: Moving about on foot.

+ Frequent: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another

+ Frequent: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another

+ Frequent: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.

+ Frequent: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.

+ Frequent: Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching or maneuvering self, patient and equipment simultaneously while working in large and small spaces

+ Frequent: Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching or maneuvering self, patient and equipment simultaneously while working in large and small spaces

+ Frequent: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.

+ Frequent: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.

+ Frequent: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.

+ Frequent: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.

+ Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.

+ Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.

**Sensory**

+ Frequent: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.

+ Frequent: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.

+ Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information

+ Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information

+ Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.

+ Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.

+ Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.

+ Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.

+ Continuous: Feeling: Ability to perceive size, shape, temperature, texture by touch with fingertips.

+ Continuous: Feeling: Ability to perceive size, shape, temperature, texture by touch with fingertips.

**Environmental Conditions**

+ Occasional: Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.

+ Occasional: Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.

+ Frequent: Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contagious illnesses.

+ Frequent: Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contagious illnesses.

**Req ID:** 2115182

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