NEONATAL NURSE PRACTITIONER (NNP) OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE AT SANFORD CHILDREN'S NICU
Sanford Health - South Division
February 26, 2018
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Sanford Health is seeking a NNP 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 NNP 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.
When students are providing patient care, treatment, and/or services as a part of their training, any/all employees may be asked to supervise the students.
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 SD or be an eligible graduate with an approved temporary permit as granted by the licensing board in the state of SD. Must have approval of appointment and requested scope of practice.
SALARY AND COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE: Benefit package including 401K, Health, Dental, Vision, Paid CME, Paid Vacation/PTO, Malpractice, Disability, No State Income Tax. Student loan repayment option available.
SANFORD HEALTH: 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.
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.
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