Boston , MA 02298
Excellent Care to Patients and Families The Best Staff In the Safest Environment
Nursing at Brigham and Women's Hospital is known for theirexcellent clinical practice and for keeping patients and their families at thecenter of all they do. We understand that great care is shaped by relationshipswith patients and their families. That's why we're committed to knowing our patientson a deeper level not just as patients, but as individuals to ensure thatthey, and their families, feel known and cared for.
As BWH, we proudly work together with a spirit of inquiryand a deep commitment to providing the highest quality, evidence-informed andtheory-guided care in an inclusive environment. We work each day toachieve our vision to provide excellent care to patients andfamilies, with the best staff, in the safest environment.
Just as wehave been able to reinvent health care, we have also transformed health carecareers. Whether measured in terms of lives saved, awards earned, or thepersonal satisfaction of stretching your talents a career with BWH is unlikeany other in the health care field. Here you'll find a workplace wherecollaboration and teamwork are the norm, not the exception physicians,nurses, technicians, staff and management form a close-knit bond, based onmutual respect and devotion to our patients. If you want an enormouslyfulfilling career, there's no better place to be.
The Nurse Practitioner willbe responsible for:
Providing care for patients in the NICU
Care of the critically or intensively ill neonate in the neonatal ICU setting, including attendance at high risk deliveries with the NICU team, admission of the ill neonate to both the level III and level II setting, and ongoing care in the NICU/SCN setting.
The NNP shall work with multidisciplinary team to review history and daily patient data, round with multidisciplinary team to make management plans, perform appropriate procedures (including but not limited to: endotrachealintubation, needle thoracentesis, thoracostomy, paracentesis, umbilical lineplacement, PICC line placement, peripheral arterial access, lumbar puncture,bladder catheterization).
The NNP shall maintain appropriate licensure and maintenanceof certification.
Other duties as assigned.
To qualify you musthave:
Education: Masters' Degree in Nursing required. Satisfactory completion of an approved formal education program which has as its objective the preparation of professional nurses to practice as nurse practitioners.
Experience: At least 2 years experience in the care of ill and critically ill newborn both in the delivery room and the ICU setting.
Other: Membership in professional organizations is recommended and certification in a specialty area is encouraged.
Board certification as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner required.