Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioner
2 Year Degree
Connecticut Children's is seeking Advanced Practitioners to provide care to neonates in our busy family-centered NICUs and nurseries located in Hartford (Level IV), and throughout our Hartford Healthcare partner hospitals including the Hospital of Central Connecticut (level III), Midstate Medical Center (Level I), Windham Hospital (Level I) and Backus Hospital (Level I). In this role, you would be a key member of an inpatient medical team within our integrated academic model, caring for term and pre-term newborns in both the NICU and normal newborn nursery environments during the neonatal period.
Advanced Practitioner – Neonatology
Full or Part Time
Treat and evaluate patients with neonatal illnesses, prematurity and congenital anomalies and promote the health of the child and family.
Provide daily clinical care in the NICU/nurseries/Labor and Delivery in conjunction with the neonatologist
Analyze medical histories, diagnostic lab tests and x-ray results and perform physical examinations.
Perform and maintain competency in required procedures with supervision, including umbilical vessel catheterization, endotracheal intubation, thoracostomy tube placement, neonatal resuscitation, lumbar puncture, percutaneous inserted central catheter placement and circumcision as necessary for individual sites
Coordinate patient care with team members, other departments, community agencies and providers as necessary.
Practice preventive health care through patient and family education and child health advocacy.
We seek candidates with at least two years of experience in a Level III-IV NICU, but will consider new graduates on an individual basis. Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus. We will consider PAs, NNPs and APRNs with an interest in neonatal care.
Connecticut Children's offers excellent benefits including 403(b) with employer match, health and dental insurance choices, educational assistance, free onsite parking, paid time-off, support for Continuing Medical Education, and more. This position will work rotating 12 or 24 hour shifts, and Connecticut Children's provides generous shift differential pay.