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Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Company: Pediatrix Medical Group
Location: Lexington
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Desirable Kentucky Location
Work/Life Balance
Cohesive, Team Oriented Group

Pediatrix is looking for an experienced or new graduate neonatal nurse practitioner to join our group practicing at Baptist Health Lexington Hospital in Lexington, KY. This is a community hospital regionally referred to as "The Baby Hospital."
As a valued member of our team, your responsibilities will include:

  • Coverage of a 32-bed, Level-III NICU
  • Well-baby coverage, as needed
  • Delivery room team leadership
  • Nursing staff education
  • Collaboration with on-site sub-specialty support, including maternal-fetal medicine, labor and delivery, general obstetrics, pediatric radiology, urology, ophthalmology, cardiology and genetics
  • Must have a minimum of a Master's Degree in Nursing

    About our practice:
    Our practice has served the Lexington community for nearly 50 years. We offer a friendly, family-oriented, supportive team environment committed to delivering evidence-based medicine.

    • Expanding NICU team currently consists of 4 physicians and when fully-staffed, 4 advanced practice nurses and PAs
    • Dedicated delivery room team includes a NICU nurse and respiratory therapist to attend routine C-sections and meconium deliveries
    • Second- and third-year fellows offer additional support and teaching opportunities
    • Supportive research environment with published and Magnet-recognized nursing staff

      Our group is well versed at different modalities and interfaces to provide CPAP/NIPPV, delivering a wide range of services with sub-specialty support, excluding ECMO and surgical services . We enjoy supportive relationships with hospital administration, the hospital foundation and community members.
      About Baptist Health Lexington:
      Baptist Health Lexington serves the Central and Eastern Kentucky regions with a growing average of 3,700 deliveries per year. Baptist Health Lexington is a major medical research and education center and provides a wide range of services, including maternal transfer and a full scope of pediatric sub-specialties. Recent awards include:

      • The Leapfrog Group: Grade A for hospital safety, 2019
      • Becker's Healthcare: 100 great hospitals in America, 2019
      • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Hospital Compare program: 4-star rating, 2019
      • Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award, 2018 & 2019

        Mednax Services, Inc. is a national medical group. Over the last 40 years, through our network of over 3,500 clinicians in 39 states and Puerto Rico, we have reshaped care delivery within women's and children's specialties and subspecialties. Our clinical teams care for the unique population of high-risk pregnancies and critically ill infants and children in both hospital and ambulatory clinical settings . Over the years, clinicians practicing as part of Pediatrix--- and Obstetrix--- Medical Groups have used evidence-based tools, continuous quality initiatives, clinical research, and telemedicine to enhance patient experience, outcomes and provide high-quality, cost-effective patient care. Our nationwide team of almost 8,000 employees, including physicians, advanced practitioners, clinical leaders, business and operational experts, work together every day to fulfill our mission to take great care of the patient--. We invite you to join the Mednax family and help shape the future of health care. Find additional information at .
        MEDNAX is an Equal Opportunity Employer
        All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

        Desirable Kentucky Location Work/Life Balanc...

Keywords: Pediatrix Medical Group, Lexington , Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Lexington, Kentucky

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