Neonatal Nurse Practitioner for scenic Chattanooga, TN
Erlanger Health System
October 10, 2018
Full Time - Entry Level
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Children's Hospital at Erlanger is accepting applications for a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner in Chattanooga, TN. The position requires an experienced practitioner with exceptional clinical skills who is also committed to joining a growing, multi-disciplinary team within our pediatric department.
The Highest Level of Care for the Region’s Smallest Patients
Children’s Hospital at Erlanger is home to the region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit – the highest level of care available for critically ill newborns. Children's Hospital at Erlanger is one of four Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Centers in the state of Tennessee -- we are a regional NICU with comprehensive services to treat all medical and surgical problems of newborns.
Education, Training, & Experience
Master degree in Nursing (MSN) from a nationally accredited program
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner National Certification
2 years of experience as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner preferred
Neonatology Program Overview
Newly updated, 58-bed NICU providing around-the-clock Level IV neonatal care
"Care by Parent” room lets parents care for their child with peace of mind, knowing that the child's vital signs are being monitored at the nursing station
Perform state-of-the-art neonatal procedures including intubation, umbilical arterial and venous catheter placement, percutaneous intravenous catheter placement, lumbar puncture, thoracentesis, peripheral arterial line placement
The regions only NICU which provides air as well as ground emergency transport from other area hospitals with a dedicated transport team consisting of an NICU registered nurse, a respiratory therapist and a neonatal nurse practitioner
Over 1000 NICU admissions & 5,500 births per year
Average 15 shifts per month, day and night shifts available
Outpatient clinical responsibilities
Benefits of Working at Erlanger Health System
Excellent Compensation & Benefits Package
Sign-On Bonus & Relocation Available
Malpractice Coverage Provided
Clinical Research Opportunities Available
Clinical Affiliation- Vanderbilt University
Largest Employed Medical Group in Chattanooga
NO State Income Tax and Low Cost of Living
100 miles to Atlanta, 130 miles to Nashville
Chattanooga “The Scenic City”
Chattanooga, the 4th largest city in the state, a top 25 place to visit in 2018, is located in Southeast Tennessee near the border of Georgia. The city has received national recognition for the renaissance of its beautiful downtown and redevelopment of its riverfront. Most striking, though, is the city’s civic life. A phrase that comes up constantly is “The Chattanooga Way”: a reference to a cooperative get-it-done attitude.
About Erlanger Health System
Erlanger Health System is a multi-hospital system with six hospitals based in Chattanooga, and is the tristate region's only Level I Trauma Center, providing the highest level of trauma care for adults. Erlanger also serves as the region's only academic teaching hospital, affiliated with the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga. With a history that dates back more than a century, Erlanger is the 7th largest public hospital in the U.S., and recognized as one of the nation's finest public hospitals and a leader in healthcare.