Neonatal Nurse Practitioner - Women's Hospital

Cone Health Greensboro , NC 27395

Posted 3 months ago

LOCATION: Women's Hospital

CITY: Greensboro


Exempt: Yes | FTE: 0.9 (36 hours/week) | Schedule:

Rotating 10 hour days and 16 hour nights | On Call: NO


The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) coordinates, delegates and provides primary patient care to patients in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) under the supervision of the Neonatal Service physicians. Medical acts performed by the NNP will be those allowed by the rules and regulations governing nurse practitioners practicing in the NICU.


SN - Completion of a neonatal nurse practitioner education program approved by the state of North Carolina (certificate program or master's program)


Master's degree in a health related field: nursing, public health, child development

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered


2 years of NICU RN experience



Current valid NC State Board Registered Nurse License

Eligibility for approval by the North Carolina Board of Nursing/North Carolina Board of Medical Examiners

Certified as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner or eligible to obtain certification within one year of hire (National Certification Corporation)

AHA Health Care Provider BLS (CPR)



Applies advanced knowledge and clinical expertise to accomplish optimal patient outcomes. Conducts expert clinical assessments in uncomplicated, complex and crisis situations.

Directs multidisciplinary team in development and implementation of care of patients and families. Is an advocate for families.

Demonstrates accountability for/promotes own professional growth and development

Demonstrates integrity, commitment, competency and communication skills while serving as a coach and role model to others

Provides diagnosis and treatment to infants in the NICU in order to meet Hospital guidelines. Initiates and carries out medically acceptable emergency procedures if complications arise until the physician is notified for guidance and/or arrives to assist with management of the complication

Provides leadership for the development and maintenance of clinical standards, policies and procedures and quality improvement programs by assisting with unit and Hospital based teams/committees. Implements practice changes which improve efficiency and effectiveness of care based on evidence. Precepts NNP students and new NNPs based on approved guidelines and protocols


  • Maintain licensure/certification/registry/listing

  • Annual mandatory requirements (e.g., flu shot, education, employee health)

If you require assistance with our online job submission process, please contact:

Danielle LaMorte, MD

Cone Health Physician Recruitment Consultant

Cone Health is an equal opportunity employer.

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