Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
The Nurse Practitioner provides comprehensive direct patient care and scholarly practice, including obtaining comprehensive patient histories, performing complete physical examination, ordering and performing diagnostic testing and screening, diagnosing illness, prescribing both pharmacological and other treatments for patients, and providing health maintenance and promotion interventions such as patient and family education and counseling. Also, the NP assumes accountability for indirect care responsibilities, which support patient care including staff and student education, clinical research, program development, and quality improvement
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Experience required:
Completion of Nurse Practitioner Masters of Science in Nursing. Successful completion of a National Certification Exam, current registration through the Alabama board of Nursing and Board of Medical Examiners, and approval of the Huntsville Hospital credentialing board.
Must be a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner. Strong clinical background in Neonatal ICU nursing.
Internal Number: 2019-17120
About Huntsville Hospital Women and Children
Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children offers the most advanced pediatric health care in the region including pediatric emergency services, pediatric intensive care, level III neonatal intensive care and pediatric surgery. We are also home to one of only eight St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Affiliate Clinics in the nation.
We also provide specialized health care for women including women’s surgery, the F. Joseph Kelly Adult Intensive Care Unit, the Breast Center and our Maternity Services department, which welcomes more babies than any other hospital in Alabama. Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children is a member of Huntsville Hospital Health System.