Position Description

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Department Name NICU
Location Laredo, Texas
# of Openings 1
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The neonatal nurse practitioner (NNP) is a professional registered nurse with clinical experience in neonatal nursing who has received formal education with supervised clinical experience in the management of level III/IV neonates.

The NNP exercises independent judgment in assessment, diagnosis, initiation of delegated medical procedures, and evaluation which is consistent with state nurse practice laws, institutional guidelines, and the NNP’s education and experience.  The NICU nurse practitioner operates within the framework of Driscoll Children’s Hospital Mission Statement and Core Values.

The job assignment will require travel or relocation to Laredo, TX to provide on-site coverage in a partnering hospital for their neonatal care unit. Significant knowledge and experience within the neonatal service area. Current certification and license as an RN and Advanced Practitioner Nurse in the state of Texas.

Driscoll Health System is offering an exceptional bonus package for this position:

     $1,500 continuing education

     $20,000 sign-on bonus for first 2 years

     $20,000 sign-on bonus for additional 2 year commitment 

     DHS will pay for DEA










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