*Highland Hospital is seeking a Full Time Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner (APP) to join its Newborn / Special Care Nursery. Candidates for this role would work three (3), twelve (12) hour shifts per week (some days and some nights, maybe as much as 40% nights). Also will be a part of the teams holiday rotation.Some duties include but are not limited to:Responsible for direct newborn care including delivery room resuscitation and stabilization, daily care for infants in Special Care Nursery and/or Newborn Nursery. Collaboration with maternal health care providers, nursery staff at Highland and with a pediatrician or neonatologist as defined in the established practice protocols. Demonstrates confidence, reliability and clinical competence. Able to function independently. Assists with quality assessment and improvement activities.
- Education: Fulfilled the requirements to be a licensed PA or NP in NYS
- Experience (minimum required): Several years as a staff nurse or nurse practitioner in a level II or III nursery
- License/Certification Required: Licensed to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in NYS; Neonatal Resuscitation Program certification (provider or instructor)
- Skills (to include equipment, software, etc.): Neonatal resuscitation, neonatal intubation and airway management, umbilical line placement, thoracentesis, evaluation and management of newborn infants.
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