Sanford Health is seeking an APP for a full-time, exempt position in the NICU. A neonatal nurse practitioner is a registered nurse with preparation in a specialized education program in the area of neonatal intensive care. He/she functions independently in advanced nursing practice, and, under the direction of a physician consultant, provides medical care in both the acute and chronic care settings for neonates and infants. The practitioner provides direction for and supervises the clinical care of the other nursing staff in the Intensive Care Nursery.
The RN functions within the scope and standards of nursing practice as outlined in the South Dakota Nurse Practice Act and Administrative Rules. The Sanford Nursing Practice recognizes the Scope and Standards of Practice (2004) and the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements (2001) as published by the American Nurses Association as the foundation for nursing care delivery.
Required Experience Successful completion of a formal nurse practitioner program of study beyond the basic RN role specific to their specialty area of practice, graduating with a minimum of a Masters Degree. NPs who have obtained APRN licensure prior to 2000 will be grandfathered in. Current certification by NCC Certification Corporation as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner. Currently licensed as a Certified Nurse Practitioner in the state in which he/she will be practicing; or an eligible graduate with an approved temporary permit as granted by the licensing board in the state in which he/she will be practicing. Must have approval of appointment and requested scope of practice.
COMMUNITY: The City of Sioux Falls is one of the fastest growing areas in the Midwest, currently totaling over 180,000 in the greater Sioux Falls area. Sioux Falls, the largest city in the state, balances an excellent quality of life, a strong economy, and a safe, clean living environment. The cost of living is competitive with other leading cities in the region and South Dakota has no state income tax. Sioux Falls offers all the amenities of a community twice its size such as fine dining, shopping, arts, sports, and nightlife. South Dakota is known for its world class hunting and fishing along with national parks and a wide variety of landscapes to enjoy through its four seasons.
WEBSITES: Sanford Healthwww.sanfordhealth.org Sioux Falls Newspaperwww.argusleader.com Sioux Falls Chamber of Commercewww.siouxfalls.com Sioux Falls Public Schoolswww.sf.k12.sd.us Washington Pavilion of Arts and Sciencewww.washingtonpavilion.org
Contact Information:Todd Jacobsen, Sanford Health Physician PlacementPH: (605) 328-6954 or (866) 312-3907Email: Todd.firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Salary Information: SALARY and COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE: Benefit package including 401K, Health, Dental, Vision, Paid CME, Paid Vacation/PTO, Malpractice, Disability, No State Income Tax.
Sanford Health is the largest rural not-for-profit health care system in the nation and is dedicated to excellence in patient care, innovation and pioneering integrated care. Our model of integrated health provides care through physicians, hospitals, health plan, research and education. Our reputation of excellence is founded on our talented team of over 1,400 primary and specialty care physicians... located in 140 locations throughout Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana.