As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Nemours is actively seeking NNP moonlighters to join our team at duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE. Flexible scheduling options with commitment to work approximately 2 shifts per month (8 or 12 hour shifts, day/night options). As a moonlighter, you will be working with other NNPs and Neonatal Fellows and Attending Neonatologists. You will not be required to manage our neonatal ECMO patients.
Position involves care of high-risk medical and surgical neonates in our newly expanded 32-bed state-of-the art Level IV NICU including exposure to ECMO patients, but not direct management of these patients.
Requirements: • Master degree (MSN), NNP required • Minimum of 2 years NNP experience. Other job experience may not be substituted for this requirement • Delivery room and NICU experience required • Transport experience preferred, this position will include air and ground transports • Active Delaware (or compact state) Registered Nurse Licensure Required • Active Delaware Advanced Practice Nurse Licensure, with or without prescriptive authority • Current National Certification (NCC) • Current certification in BLS and NRP. PALS certification preferred but will provide.
As Delaware’s only Level IV NICU, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children provides care for the most critically ill infants. Our patients require a full spectrum of complex medical and surgical management, including the state’s only neonatal extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) center. At the heart of our neonatal care team, our NICU nurses provide care to neonates of varying diagnoses, including illnesses of the respiratory, cardiac, neurologic, gastrointestinal, renal/urologic, skeletal, and metabolic systems. The NICU currently provides care for 32 patients in our state of the art, single-room design unit. Future planning for the unit includes implementation of a High Risk Delivery Center for neonates with known congenital anomalies.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.