Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Platinum Business Corporation – San Diego, CA
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Job Description

Platinum Business Corporation, a government contracting company, is hiring full and part time Neonatal Nurse Practitioners for Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA . Naval Medical Center San Diego is a large teaching facility with an average level 3B NICU census of 25 neonates.


Duties and Responsibilities include:
-Provide comprehensive medical assessment, examination, consultation, diagnosis, and treatment plan for neonates, under the direction of a staff Pediatrician.
-Provide medical management of neonates in the Nursery and Level II Nursery and other areas to include neonatal resuscitation, conventional ventilation, stabilize and maintain Level III care prior to transport, prescription of medications (including controlled substances), to treat neonatal medical disorders, under direction of a staff Pediatrician.

-Request and interpret laboratory tests, electrocardiograms, and radiographic procedures, and other tests as needed under the direction of staff Pediatricians.

-Perform procedures including sedation, endothracheal intubation, routine phlebotomy, arterial phlebotomy, percutaneous central venous line placement, umbilical line placement, lumbar puncture, suprapubic bladder taps, bladder catherization, needle thoracentesis, chest tube placement, circumcision as deemed appropriate under the supervision of the staff Pediatrician.

-Attend routine and high-risk deliveries as a member of the Resuscitation Team and perform Neonatal Resuscitation.

-Provide medical care to neonates awaiting transport to other facilities and from other higher level of care NICUs, under direction of a staff Pediatrician.

-Provide outpatient care for routine well baby appointments, NICU follow-up appointments.

-Provide instruction to students and resident physicians rotating through the nursery at NMC San Diego, CA.

Qualifications:

Qualfied applicants must: -Possess a Master’s, Post-Master’s or Doctorate degree from an advanced practice nursing program accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

-Possess current unrestricted license to practice as an Advance Practice Nurse in one of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.

-Possess and maintain current DEA, BLS and professional certification.


For consideration, please fax resume to 877-213-1510, or email to emooring@platinumcorporation.com. EOE