As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Nemours is actively seeking a full-time NNP to join our team at duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE. This position involves care of high-risk medical and surgical neonates in our newly expanded 32-bed state-of-the art Level IV NICU including exposure to ECMO patients.
As Delaware’s only Level IV NICU, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children provides care for the most critically ill infants. Our patients require a full spectrum of complex medical and surgical management, including the state’s only neonatal extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) center. At the heart of our neonatal care team, our NICU nurses provide care to neonates of varying diagnoses, including illnesses of the respiratory, cardiac, neurologic, gastrointestinal, renal/urologic, skeletal, and metabolic systems.
The NICU currently provides care for 28 patients in our state of the art, single-room design unit. Future planning for the unit includes implementation of a High Risk Delivery Center for neonates with known congenital anomalies.
Master degree (MSN), NNP required
Minimum of 2 years NNP experience. Other job experience may not be substituted for this requirement
Delivery room and NICU experience required
Transport experience preferred, this position will include air and ground transports
Active Delaware (or compact state) Registered Nurse Licensure Required
Active Delaware Advanced Practice Nurse Licensure, with or without prescriptive authority
Current National Certification (NCC)
Current certification in BLS and NRP. PALS certification preferred but will provide.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is a pediatric health system of hospitals and specialty clinics serving children and families throughout the Delaware Valley and Florida. Our dedicated professionals integrate medical care, research, health education, and prevention to help improve the lives of children every day.