General Summary:

The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, under the supervision of Physicians is responsible for:

  • The NNP is responsible for providing care for NICU and newborn patients within the scope of licensure and within the supervising physician's scope of practice.
  • Evaluate patients, develop treatment plans, order and interpret labs, x-rays and other diagnostic studies per specialty guidelines and under the guidance of the Neonatologist
  • Perform procedures such as intubation, lumbar puncture, umbilical lines, PICC lines and chest tube placement, and circumcisions.
  • Communicate effectively with parents, other specialists and among NICU team members.
  • Providing education and support to patients’ families
  • Dispensing medications under collaborative agreement with a supervising physician

Opportunities available at:

Well- baby and level 2 NICU coverage

  • 24-hour shifts AdventHealth Ocala
  • 24-hour shifts Holmes Regional Medical Center

Level 2 NICU coverage

  • 16-hour night shifts AdventHealth Altamonte

Well- baby and level 1 NICU coverage:

  • 24-hour restricted/unrestricted shifts AdventHealth Wesley Chapel & AdventHealth Zephyrhills

Level 4 NICU

  • AdventHealth Orlando

PRN opportunities available across Central Florida

Required Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Nursing with Neonatal Certification (required)
  • 1-2 years of experience in the NICU as an RN (highly preferred)
  • 1-2 years of experience in the NICU as a Neonatal APRN (preferred but not required)

Required Licensure and Certification:

  • Must hold a valid Florida APRN License with Neonatal certification
  • Certification through ANCC, or other nationally recognized certifying body
  • NRP certification