Salary determined by Human Resources and based on the candidate’s experience.
3 openings available.
Internal Number: H07902 and H08208
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of South Alabama / USA Health is seeking advanced practice providers to provide medical management of newborn infants, primarily those with emergent, acute and chronic illness, under the review and/or supervision of a neonatologist or designated M.D. Candidate will perform delivery room resuscitation of newborns including endotracheal intubation, positive pressure ventilation, calculation and/or administration of resuscitation medication, insertion of peripheral and central vascular lines, placement of needle or tube for evacuation of body spaces (relief), pneumothoraces, pericardial fluid or air, peritoneal fluid or air, or pleural fluid; manages medical problems of neonates and all common medical problems of pre and post operative neonates; manages mechanical ventilation in neonates; performs diagnostic procedures; conducts discharge preparation for neonates; provides care to normal newborn infants; administers injections and dispenses medication which may include controlled substances; participates in clinical research; serves as preceptor to clinical nurse practitioner students and residents in neonatal management; collects data for neonatal population database; provides parent education; regular and prompt attendance; ability to work schedule as defined and overtime as required; related duties as required.
Bachelors degree in nursing from an accredited institution as approved and accepted by the University of South Alabama, completion of an approved nurse practitioner training program, and licensure with the state of Alabama as a nurse practitioner and registered nurse; plans to sit for certification exam or have successfully passed exam.
About The University of South Alabama / USA Health
USA Health is Transforming Medicine™ along the Gulf Coast.? Beginning with the founding of the USA College of Medicine in 1973, USA Health stands as the only academic medical center along the upper Gulf Coast. It provides excellent healthcare to the region's diverse population at USA Health University Hospital and the renowned USA Health Children's & Women's hospital, one of only five freestanding hospitals in the country dedicated to the healthcare of children and women. Continuous research and technological advancements keep USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute at the forefront of cancer treatment and outcomes.
The University of South Alabama Health System helps people lead longer, better lives through its excellence in education, research and medical care. Each year, our team of 601 faculty and physicians, 289 residents and fellows, 165 advanced practitioners, and 1,340 nurses handle some 556,000 physician encounters. The?USA?Health system delivers 2,400 babies a year, more than any other regional hospital, and treats patients through some 72,000-emergency room visits annually. University Hospital is the region’s only Level I trauma center.
In addition to advanced and... innovative patient care at University hospitals and clinics, USA’s medical education programs provide first-class training experiences for the next generation of physicians and scientists. The?USA?Health System delivers excellence in care while improving the quality of life for residents across the Gulf Coast.
The?USA?Health System is managed by the?USA?HealthCare Management,?LLC.