Skip to Main Content

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening.  To apply for the position, please click the Apply for this Job link/button.

If you would like to bookmark this position for later review, click on the Bookmark link. To email this position to a friend, click on the Email to a Friend link.  If you would like to print a copy of this position for your records, click on the Print Preview link.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Job Category Medical
Posting Number 20172514
Position Status Active-Full-Time
Positions Supervised
Customer Service Statement

CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrate adherence to the Group’s Customer Service Standards designed to support the mission of USF Health: enhancing life by improving health through research, education and healthcare. Our commitment is to improve the full spectrum of health, from the environment, to the community, to the individual. Together, through talent and innovation, USF Health is developing real-world solutions to reach our shared value – making life better.

Position Summary

CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrate adherence to the group’s Customer Service Standards designed to support the mission of USF Health: enhancing life by improving health through research, education and healthcare. Our commitment is to improve the full spectrum of health, from the environment, to the community, to the individual. Together, through talent and innovation, USF Health is developing real-world solutions to reach our shared value – making life better.

The NNP will act in accordance to Florida Statutes for the Nurse Practitioners Act. The care and management of critically ill infants requiring hospitalization in a level III neonatal intensive care unit. This NICU Nurse Practitioner will primarily cover day and weekend shifts.

Position Requirements

• Educational Requirements: Master’s Degree in Nursing: ARNP training; Florida License. Any equivalent combination of experience and education. BLS and AED certification is required and must be maintained; demonstrated competency within 90 days required.

• Experience Requirements: 2-5 years; at least 2 years of experience evaluating pediatric patients (2 years’ experience assessing neonates preferred)

• Business Skill Requirements: NRP Certification, excellent communication skills, proficiency in common neonatal procedures.

Customer Service Performance Expectations: Courteous and helpful behavior towards patients, physicians, coworkers and external customers; professional and efficient verbal and written communications; accomplishing tasks through teamwork and initiative; and ensuring a timely and thorough response to complaints and/or critiques, and anticipating the needs of all you come in contact with.

  • Requirements reflect the minimum level necessary to be eligible for this position. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
Customer Service Performance

CUSTOMER SERVICE PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS: Courteous and helpful behavior towards patients, physicians, coworkers and external customers; professional and efficient verbal and written communications; accomplishing tasks through teamwork and initiative; and ensuring a timely and thorough response to complaints and/or critiques, and anticipating the needs of all you come in contact with.

Physical Demands

Ability to lift twenty (20) pounds. Moving, lifting or transferring of patients may involve lifting of up to fifty (50) pounds, as well as assist with weights of more than one-hundred (100) pounds. Ability to stand for extended periods. Fine motor skills. Visual acuity. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and stoop, stand and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach forward with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to, kneel, or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift or move 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Location TAMPA GENERAL-DAVIS
Department Name PEDIATRICS
Work Schedule Summary

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Percentage 30
Duties

Ongoing evaluation and management of neonates and infants requiring care in the neonatal intensive care unit, participation in multidisciplinary rounds, and coordination of care with ancillary staff and family.

Percentage 20
Duties

Attendance at high risk deliveries and immediate stabilization of critically ill neonates under the supervision of the attending Neonatologist.

Percentage 20
Duties

Documentation of all orders, procedures and progress notes on the patient’s medical record.

Percentage 15
Duties

Perform procedures necessary for the care of neonates and infants in the intensive care unit including endotracheal intubation, umbilical line placement, PICC line placement, lumbar punctures and peripheral arterial lines.

Percentage 10
Duties

Direct supervision of pediatric residents and participation in the teaching of pediatric residents and medical students.

Percentage 5
Duties

Participation in quality assurance and improvement activities.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your highest level of completed education?
    • High School/GED
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • PhD
  2. * Are you BLS/AED certified?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a current Florida Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) license?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience working in Pediatrics? If yes, how many years?
    • None
    • 0-1 year
    • 2-3 years
    • 4-6 years
    • 7 or more

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. License and Certification
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3