Job is located in Fresno, CA.
NEONATAL NURSE PRACTITIONER
Community Regional Medical Center is the flagship of Community Medical Centers’ three acute-care facilities, with 626 licensed beds and an academic affiliation with UC San Francisco Medical School. Located on a 58-acre campus in downtown Fresno, Community Regional has an 84-bed Level III NICU, 56,000-square-foot emergency department – one of the largest and busiest in California – and is home to the only comprehensive Burn and Level I Trauma centers between Sacramento and Los Angeles.
Community Regional Medical Center has the only perinatology program in the Central Valley and receives patients from 15 other area hospitals because of its expertise in handling high-risk pregnancies and deliveries. There is a neonatologist on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week, as well as a respiratory therapist and trained newborn care staff available to care for high-risk babies. We deliver more than 10,000 babies a year and operate the only birth center in the region designated to handle high-risk pregnancies.
NEONATAL NURSE PRACTITIONER
Under indirect supervision, provides primary care, assessment and evaluation to critically and/or chronically ill newborn infants. Serves in a teaching capacity and/or may supervise clinical staff in patient care activities.
Provides direct in-house assessment, evaluation and primary patient care to critically or chronically ill infants within CRMC (Level I, II, or III nurseries).
Provides direct patient management in collaboration with neonatologists; participates in daily rounds, patient assessments and care plan development.
Attends high risk deliveries requiring expertise in delivery room resuscitation and stabilization; counsels family prior to delivery regarding anticipated events.
Provides education, training, information and consultation services to physicians, registered nurses and other members of the clinical team.
Interprets, coordinates and implements new and existing institutional neonatal policies and procedures, objectives, performance improvement program, and safety, environmental and infection control standards.
Makes professional contacts with a variety of public, private and professional institutions/organizations; participates in outreach education.
LIFE IN CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
Away from work, you’ll enjoy a richly rewarding lifestyle here in California’s Central Valley. As the fifth largest city in California, Fresno is one of California's most affordable metropolitan areas offering big city amenities and small town charm, you’ll feel right at home with us. With more than 300 days of sunshine it is easy to enjoy an unlimited variety of outdoor activities. You’ll also be within a short drive of a wealth of exciting destinations, from Yosemite to Carmel, San Francisco to Los Angeles. Our location is the perfect spot to take in all that California has to offer.
Community Regional Medical Center is truly unrivaled in the region and measures up with top hospitals nationally. Located on a 58-acre campus in downtown Fresno, Community Regional is an academic-affiliated medical center with more than 600 beds. Its 56,000-square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in California, and it is home to the region's only comprehensive burn and Level 1 trauma centers.
Since completing a 340,000-square-foot, six-story trauma and critical care building in 2007, Community Regional has added a 52-bed Neuroscience Center of Excellence dedicated to brain and spine patients, a 50-bed cardiovascular unit with state-of-the-art monitoring equipment and private rooms, and a 84-bed Level III neonatal intensive care unit for the most fragile newborns.