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Neonatal Nurse Practitioner- School of Medicine, Pediatrics

Emory University
Northlake, GA
Closing date
Jul 18, 2024
OverviewEmory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

DescriptionThe Neonatal Nurse Practitioner work under supervision of an attending neonatologist and following established protocols, manages care for high risk newborns and their families in emergency and non-emergency situations.


  • Under supervision of an attending neonatologist and following established protocols, manages care for high-risk newborns and their families in emergency and non-emergency situations.
  • Collaborates with other health care professionals to identify and stabilize the high-risk infant and establish a care plan.
  • Assesses patient by obtaining comprehensive perinatal history.
  • Performs physical assessment of body systems and interprets findings. Identifies and assists with high-risk deliveries.
  • With required physician supervision, may perform or order diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for newborns.
  • Thoroughly documents all aspects of patient care using established charting procedure.
  • Serves as a consultant on the care of chronically ill infants or those with complex medical problems.
  • Assists with family education. Assists in outreach education activities by teaching classes.
  • Assists in staff orientation and serves as a preceptor.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

  • Completion of an accredited Neonatal Nurse Practitioner program or Physician Assistant program.
  • Currently licensed as an advanced practice provider in the state of Georgia by the Georgia Board of Nursing and certified as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or equivalent body or Certified as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
  • Physician Assistants may require at least one year of direct experience in neonatology. BLS and NRP certifications are required.

  • Master's prepared Neonatal Nurse Practitioner with APRN licensure in GA
  • Related experience preferred.
NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

Additional DetailsEmory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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