Neonatal Nurse Practitioner - New Grads Encouraged to Apply!
Job ID: 2023-39015 Type: Practitioner - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner # of Openings: 1 Category: Advanced Practice Provider LAWCHL
New Grads Encouraged to Apply! Increased Compensation!
We have a wonderful opportunity for a highly motivated neonatal nurse practitioner to join our team of NNPs and five neonatologists at Womenâ™s and Childrenâ™s Hospital in Lafayette, Louisiana.
The unit is a 50-bed, Level-III regional NICU with 650 annual admissions and average daily census of 35+ infants.
The practice is supported by pediatric, medical and surgical subspecialists.
About the Area
Located in South Central Louisiana, Lafayette is the stateâ™s fourth largest city and is a few short hoursâ™ drive to New Orleans. The regionâ™s legendary joie de vivre, or love of life, and Cajun and Creole culture are known around the globe, creating a unique environment for work and play. Local museums, community events, and festivals are responsible for providing the modernday arts with a southern flair. In order to give students a more exciting and fulfilling educational experience, the Lafayette Parish school system offers Schools of Choice at the Elementary, Middle and High School levels. There are also over 25 private and parochial schools in and around Lafayette Parish to compliment the public school system. Whether you enjoy fast-paced urban living or a quieter country setting, Lafayette is a wonderful place to live. Louisiana property taxes are among the lowest in the nation and the cost of living is affordable.
Your responsibilities will include attending deliveries less than 35 weeks, high-risk deliveries, daily care in the NICU, nursery consults, antenatal consults and participation in staff development and outreach education.
Must have a minimum of a Master's Degree in Nursing
Pediatrix Medical Group offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits including health (choice of two PPO options), life, vision, dental and disability insurance; 401(k); annual CME/CNE allowance; relocation assistance; employee stock purchase plan; stability in an organization with more than 35 years of health care industry experience; opportunities to participate in clinical quality improvement initiatives and clinical research; professional liability insurance; and assistance with mandatory hospital credentialing and state licensing, and reimbursement of associated fees. To view a complete listing of all opportunities or for more information on Pediatrix, please visit mednax.com/careers.