Full Time Nurse Practitioner Job Modesto, CA

$144k - $239.636k yearly


5 months ago

Posted by: Tenet Healthcare

Employer: Doctors Medical Center Of Modesto

Job Description

Tenet Healthcare is seeking to hire a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner to support newborn care at Doctors Medical Center. This role will function under the direct supervision of our Neonatologists. The ideal candidate will possess 1 year of clinical expertise in neonatal pathophysiology with supervised clinical experience. The provider in this role will exercise independent judgments in the assessment, diagnosis, and possible triage of newborns, initiation of specific delegated medical processes, and education for families.

Doctors Medical Center has a Level 3 NICU and a Level 2 Trauma Center, with a designated and specialized NICU transport team accepting a higher level of care transfers within an 80-mile radius. The facility averages 3600 deliveries per year. Our Level 3 NICU features 30 licensed beds separated into 3 pods, with a 4th pod of 15 beds as an intermediate care nursery. We use state-of-the-art Giraffe Omni beds. The unit has the capability of providing passive cooling for infants suffering from HIE, and we offer Nitric Oxide for the care of PPHN in extremely sick newborns. We serve a culturally diverse population and have a very stable physician group. Our Neonatologists are on call 24/7.

The neonatal nurse practitioner works 12 hrs shifts in collaboration with medical, nursing, and support services to provide family-centered care to high-risk infants in a manner consistent with the mission and vision of Doctors Medical Center.

We invite you to check out our beautiful unit and our team!


Reporting to the Director of Patient Care Services and NICU Medical Director, the Registered Nurse functions in an expanded role under the direct supervision of a Neonatologist. According to the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (June, 1990), the Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) is educationally prepared, according to nationally recognized standards, to assume the role through study and supervised practice beyond the level of basic nursing preparation. The APN is a RN with clinical expertise in neonatal nursing that has received graduate education with supervised clinical experience in the management of sick newborns and their families. The APN manages a caseload of neonatal patients with consultation, collaboration and general supervision from a Neonatologist. Utilizing the extensive knowledge of pathophysiology, pharmacology and physiology acquired, the APN exercises independent judgments in the assessment, diagnosis and initiation of certain delegated medical processes and procedures. As an advanced practice neonatal nurse the APN may function in the role of Clinical Nurse Specialist, and is additionally involved in education, consultation, and research at various levels. Maintain privileges through the Medical Staff Office.

Qualifications - External


Required:Master's Prepared Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner; Certified Neonatal Nurse Practitioner



CA RN License; CA NP License; BLS; NRP; Masters Degree; Board certified; specialized clinical, educational, and research prep in the area of maternal/ health.


$72.00 - $115.21
Wages are determined based upon a number of factors including, but not limited to, an employee's qualifications, experience and personal productivity.


Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.

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