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 seeking a NNP/Physician Assistant to join our team in Bryn Mawr, PA.
This full-time NNP/Physician Assistant in an expanded collaborative role by planning and providing comprehensive, complete management of a primary caseload of critically ill infants and their families. Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills in all phases of practice. The physician assistant must be able to work independently and as part of multidisciplinary team.
As the birthplace of the Nemours healthcare system, the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del. honors our legacy of delivering exceptional care to the children of the Delaware Valley and beyond. Ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and honored with the ANCC’s Magnet Designation for excellence in nursing practice, we offer intensive and acute inpatient and outpatient services covering more than 30 pediatric specialties.
Nemours duPont Pediatrics allows us to reach more children across the region through community-based physician services and collaborative partnerships with health and hospital systems. Nemours collaborates with Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Main Line Health System, to provide a robust community based pediatric program in the western suburbs of Philadelphia. Bryn Mawr Hospital is ranked 6th best hospital in the Philadelphia region and the 12th best hospital in the state of Pennsylvania.
Manages and provides care for the patient requiring neonatal intensive care utilizing collaborative consultation with team members, under the direction and supervision (but not necessarily the direct attendance) of an attending neonatologist.
Receives a distressed neonate in the Delivery Room and initiates appropriate intervention.
Performs a complete newborn physical examination and assessment of gestational age, discriminating between normal and abnormal findings.
Conducts parent interviews and takes family history.
Collaborates with neonatologists concerning pertinent historical events, physical findings, diagnostic and therapeutic measures initiated on all admissions.
Orders appropriate laboratory tests and procedures.
Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures necessary and appropriate for the care of the patient.
Reviews and provides general care items involved in neonatal care, such as temperature stabilization, hyperalimentation therapy, feeding management, and phototherapy.
Participates in daily rounds in NICU
Master's Degree Required
Minimum of 2 years NNP/Physician Assistant experience. Other job experience may not be substituted for this requirement
Graduate of a Physician Assistant program accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation
Clear and active license as a Physician Assistant in the State of Pennsylvania or Active Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner License
Active Delaware (or compact state) Registered Nurse Licensure Required
Active Delaware (or compact state) Advanced Practice Nurse Licensure, with or without prescriptive authority
Current National Certification via NCC and NRP Certification
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.