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Neonate Nurse Practitioner - NICU or Transport

Children's Nebraska
Omaha, Nebraska
Closing date
Dec 10, 2023

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Certified Nurse Practitioner (NP)
Neonatal ICU (NICU)
Position Type
Full Time
Work Setting
Private Practice
Schedule: Full Time, 12-hour shifts / 7-7 (rotating)

Children's Nebraska is hiring for Neonate Nurse Practitioners interested in working in the NICU or with our new Transport team!

We are a free-standing hospital that has dedicated over 75 years to helping children in our community. With a well-established collaborative team, we are ready to support you with onboarding and training opportunities.

Our level 4 transport team is the only team in Nebraska specializing in the care of neonatal patients, and we have one of the first Neuro-Neonatal Intensive Care Units in the region. Our transport position will be housed in the NICU and will be on stat for transport when needed.

The team transports patients to our new state of the art Hubbard Center for Children, which is a level 2 trauma center, consisting of a 20-room emergency department, 32-room cardiac care unit, 32-room pediatric intensive care unit, and 52-room neonatal intensive care unit.

We have received The Gold Standard of Nursing Excellence, Magnet Recognition 4 times, which is an honor achieved by only 2% of hospitals nationwide. Furthermore, the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems is proud to announce that Childrens Hospital Pediatric & Neonatal Transport was awarded accreditation on April 9, 2019.

Interested in learning more?

Check out the following videos on our YouTube page:

75 Years in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Meet members of our Transport team

Education Qualifications
  • Education as required by Department of Health and Human Services-Regulation and Licensure Credentialing Division as represented by APRN licensure in the State of Nebraska Required

Experience Qualifications
  • Minimum 3 years experience Critical Care Required and
  • Experience can be satisfied as a Critical Care RN, Critical Care APRN, or combination of both. Required and
  • Previous Advanced Practice Provider experience in neonatal Preferred

Skills and Abilities
  • Satisfy all relevant criteria and qualifications outlined in the Medical Staff Policy on Allied Health Professional, required to be credentialed.
  • Maintains practice agreement with service of specialty, and practices within framework of respective scope of practice.
  • Must be knowledgeable in billing regulation practices to include documentation requirements/CPT coding regulations.
  • Knowledge of physical, mental, developmental, emotional and social needs of the neonate, infant, toddler, pre-school, school age and adolescent patients
  • Maintains current knowledge and skill level in field through reading appropriate journals, networking, and attendance at conferences or seminars.
  • Must be able to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature, without loss of efficiency or composure, and be able to perform under stressful conditions when confronted with multiple requests, demonstrating prioritizing skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work effectively with multiple disciplines.
  • Ability to be self-directed, with minimum supervision, and detail oriented.

Licenses and Certifications
  • Current and valid unrestricted Nebraska state licensure (e.g., APRN, PA, RN) Required and
  • BCLS - Basic Life Support through the American Heart Association Required and
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support within 180 Days Required and
  • NRP - Neonatal Resuscitation within 180 Days Required and
  • Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Board Certified or (NICU or Transport)
  • CPNP-AC - Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care Required (Transport) and
  • DEA License within 30 Days Required
  • Satisfy all relevant criteria and qualifications outlined in the Medical Staff Policy on Allied Health Professional, required to be credentialed. Required and
  • Must have valid drivers license with an acceptable motor vehicle driving record Required and
  • Must be able to work in an environment which includes the use of ambulance, helicopter, and airplane patient transport vehicles that results in exposure to non-conventional motions, noise, vibration, fumes and extreme heat/cold. Required and
  • Transport Team: Due to the aircraft the Organization utilizes for both rotary and fixed wing, all Transport applicants must be 225 lbs or under at time of hire. Upon Hire Required

Childrens is the very best for kids and the very best for your career! At Childrens, we put YOU first so together, we can improve the life of every child!


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