Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 190313239
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Opportunity in Springfield, Missouri
Enjoy the beauty of the Ozark Mountains, midwestern hospitality, and a low cost of living!
Our well-established practice is seeking a neonatal nurse practitioner to join our practice at Mercy Kids Hospital in Springfield, Missouri.
State-of-the-art, 46-bed Level-III single patient room NICU
About 450 NICU admissions (~50 VLBW
We provide all aspects of neonatal care with the exception of ECMO and cardiac surgery
Close collaboration between our group that includes 5 board-certified neonatologists, nursing, therapy services, and hospital leadership
Awesome nursing staff that is actively engaged in patient care with skilled resource nurses who provide procedural and mentoring skills
NNPs provide in-house, 24-hour shift coverage using self-scheduling between the NNP group of five (7 shifts/month)
NNPs attend high-risk deliveries (no routine C/S coverage) and provide support to NICU nursing who attend lower-risk deliveries
Most pediatric sub-specialists are available on staff or through telehealth
Therapy services based in the NICU and available 7 days a week
In-house neonatal transport team comprised of members of NICU nursing and respiratory care staff
Medical Director with academic and private practice background interested in developing individuals based on career goals
Participation in quality improvement, evidence-based practice, and monthly team meetings are expected
Teaching opportunities are available (we have medical students on elective rotations)
We are developing a bedside ultrasound diagnostic program for 2023 and have interest in developing a medical follow-up clinic
Clinical research opportunities with mentorship are available (not required)
Individual neonatologist interests include nutrition, BPD care, neonatal abstinence syndrome, pulmonary hypertension, intestinal rehab, and hypothermic therapy
Leadership opportunities are available if that fits your career goals
Located in scenic southwest Missouri, Springfield is the third largest city in the state and provides a regional hub for daily life with large city amenities and small-town hospitality. One of the major factors attracting people to the Springfield area and the Ozarks is the low cost of living. We have 7 colleges (including Missouri State and Drury Universities), great public and private schools, world-class health care, and all the entertainment and cultural options of a big city-but with far less stress and an abundance of character and friendliness. We are centrally located in the United States with four well-defined seasons. Our airport is friendly and provides access to American, Allegient, Delta, and United airlines.
Springfield is home to the Springfield Cardinals, the AA feeder team for the St Louis Cardinals. We are home to many of the Route 66 attractions, the original Bass Pro Shop and the Wonders of Wildlife (ranked the #1 aquarium in the US), the Dickerson Park Zoo, traveling Broadway theater shows, and miles of bicycle and walking trails.
45 minutes to Branson, Table Rock Lake, and Silver Dollar City
1-2 hours to Eureka Springs, Arkansas, and Lake of the Ozarks
2-3 hours to Kansas City and St Louis with many locals making weekly trips to see their favorite sports teams or catch Amtrak for an adventure
The compensation and benefits referenced is for illustrative purposes only, and will be discussed during and after the interview process.
Effective November 1 st , 2021 Pediatrix will require all employees and new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they qualify for an approved medical and/or religious exemption.
*Must have a minimum of a Master's Degree in Nursing
Our clinicians enjoy a competitive compensation package with many locations offering sign on bonuses, relocation and tuition reimbursement.
*Our benefits include:
Health (various options), life, vision, dental and disability insurance
401(k) with annual matching program
Advanced and continuing medical education
Leadership training and advancement opportunities
Employee stock purchase plan at a 15% discount
Professional liability insurance
Support and payment for mandatory license/s and hospital credentialing
*These benefits are for full time employees, employees in other types of employment classifications may be eligible for some of these benefits.
Mednax, Inc. and its affiliated practices operating as PediatrixÂ® Medical Group (Pediatrix) are one of the nation's leading providers of highly specialized health care for women, babies and children. Since 1979, Pediatrix-affiliated clinicians have been committed to providing coordinated, compassionate and clinically excellent services across the continuum of care, both in hospital settings and office-based practices. Specialties including obstetrics, maternal-fetal medicine, and neonatology are complemented by 18 pediatric subspecialties and a newly expanded area of primary and urgent care clinics. The group's high-quality, evidence-based care is bolstered by investments in research, education, quality-improvement and safety initiatives.
Today through almost 8,000 employees in 38 states, dedicated teams including physicians, advanced practitioners, clinical leaders, business and operational experts work together every day to fulfill our mission to take great care of the patientÂ®. We invite you to join the PediatrixÂ® family and help shape the future of health care for women, babies and children.
Pediatrix is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
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.