The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center (MMC), is recruiting for a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) for its Level III NICU. MMC is a 637-bed Academic Medical Center located in Portland Maine with expansive views of Maine’s breathtaking coast. MMC is the State’s only Level 1 Trauma Center, has achieved its third consecutive Magnet designation and named the first and pioneer practice setting recognized by The Honor Society of Nursing Sigma Theta Tau International’s Kappa Zeta-at-Large Chapter. With a long history of excellence in healthcare MMC is looking for a candidate that exhibits the behaviors of excellence, collaboration, innovation, respect, commitment to community and accountability in order to support MMC’s mission, vision, and values.
The world-class, 51-bed, Level III, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit admits nearly 1,000 infants and performs nearly 300 critical care neonatal transports each year and is the largest NICU in northern New England. The dynamic interdisciplinary professional healthcare team is dedicated to delivering the highest quality care for all newborns, ranging from healthy neonates to sick or premature newborns requiring close observation or intensive care.
The NNP will provide detailed and comprehensive assessment and treatment of neonatal patients within the framework of safe patient and family centered care. The scope of practice encompasses the development and recording of a plan for care in collaboration with family, multidisciplinary team members, and community resources for both chronic and episodic illnesses.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required