The NNP is a member of the health care team who works in collaboration with licensed physicians to provide comprehensive health care services to NICU patients and families. The NNP will engage in independent decision making about health care needs; managing the care of NICU patients hospitalized with complex acute health problems. Diagnose, prescribe medications and interventions, order and interpret laboratory and diagnostic tests, coordinate the interdisciplinary health care team, plan and coordinate patients’ discharge, rehabilitation, home health care and follow-up; ensuring continuity of care within the hospital setting. The NNP will also perform procedures within their scope and realm of their collaboration agreement with their physician partner.
- Sign on bonuses
- Positive work environment is fostered by the supportive relationship with the Neonatologists.
- Neonatal care at Fairview Health Services utilizes 60 Neonatal Nurse Practitioners.
- Provide services at 5 metropolitan and suburban hospitals including: M Health University of Minnesota Children’s Hospital, M Health Fairview Southdale Hospital, M Health Fairview Ridges Hospital, Maple Grove Hospital, and North Memorial Hospital.
- NNPs are available in the hospital 24 hours a day 7 days a week to assist physicians and midwives in delivery room resuscitation/stabilization procedures, and assessment and ongoing management of infants in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit/Special Care Nursery.
- NNPs are also part of the team to transport neonates from greater Minnesota communities.
- Scheduled hours are flexible, with some weekend hours included.