Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
The Neonatal Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (NNP) functions in an expanded nursing role in a collaborative practice agreement with and under the direction of the attending Neonatalogist. The CRNP provides direct and collaborative care to infants and their families in the delivery room, WBN, NICU, and other areas, e.g., Emergency Department in age appropriate population. In addition to all technical skills approved for RNs in the NICU, the NNP provides some expanded role services which have traditionally been the responsibility of the physician.
1.Education – Graduation from a school of nursing; M.S.N. preferred with specialty in Maternal-Infant Nursing or completion of a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner certificate program and BSN required. 2.Must pass National Certification as Neonatal Nurse Practitioner. 3.Registration – Current RN licensure in the State of Alabama. 4.Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner Licensure. 5.Experience – A minimum of (2) two years of experience in a Level III NICU, preferred. 6. Must be able to read, write legibly, speak, and comprehend English.
Internal Number: 10781
About DCH Health System
Under local ownership for almost 90 years, when the people of west Alabama need health care, they turn to the DCH Health System offering advance caring to west Alabama residents.
You could be part of the team of professionals at DCH Regional Medical Center, home to the region’s trauma center and a Cancer Center affiliated with MD Anderson Physician’s Network?. The team at Northport Medical Center offers a full range of services, as well as inpatient rehabilitation and psychiatric services. And Fayette Medical Center is among the top-rated rural hospitals in Alabama.
It’s a good feeling to know you’re caring for your neighbors throughout their lives. And this vibrant community provides plenty of activities to enrich your lives. Home to the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa and the surrounding communities beckon with sports, arts and outdoor activities.