Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Opportunities available in the Melbourne, Florida area. AdventHealth for Children and AdventHealth Medical Group are looking for dynamic, innovative and energetic neonatal nurse practitioners at the Level 2 NICU at Holmes Regional Medical Center (HRMC) in Melbourne, Florida. The neonatal nurse practitioner in collaboration with the neonatologist will cover the 10 bed Level 2 NICU at HRMC along with the newborn service.

General Summary:

The APP, 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.

Schedule Details:

  • 24-hour shifts (8am-8am)

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
  • BLS, ACLS and PALS certification

Location Description:

The City of Melbourne is located in southern Brevard County, southeast of Orlando on Florida’s east coast. It sits astride the Indian River Lagoon, with a large portion of the City located on Florida’s mainland, and a portion located on a barrier island. The Indian River Lagoon separates the mainland from the beach side barrier island.