University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) and Northwest Hospital (NWH) have an exciting opportunity to join our neonatal intensive care team as as experienced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) or Physician Assistant (PA). The NNP/PA will provide exceptional advanced practice medical care to high risk and normal newborns and their families at both University of Washington Medical Center and Northwest Hospital. This advanced practice role operates under the parameters of clinical practice and continuity of care; nursing leaders; and resident education and support at UWMC. The provider may function independently or under the direct supervision of the attending neonatologist, with the capability to bill for services rendered specific to their role. They may train new NNPs & PAs as needed and will enhance professional development and retention of NNPs & PAs.
Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
Positions are 80% or 90% nights, or day/night rotation, 12 hour shifts. Requirements and preferred experience and skills: Current, valid Washington State license as Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) or Physician Assistant-Certified (PA-C) upon employment. Current Washington State Prescriptive Authority License. If ARNP, Current NCC certification as a neonatal nurse practitioner. National board certification (ANA or NAPNAP). If PA-C, must have completed a NICU PA Fellowship program. Current Certification in Neonatal Resuscitation Education & Experience. Master’s degree from an accredited program. 3 years experience as NNP or PA in Level III NICU and delivery room experience is strongly preferred. Active Drug Enforcement Authority registration. Experienced NNP applicants who would prefer to work only at NW Campus will be considered.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.