Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 207891156
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We have a challenging opportunity for an experienced, highly motivated neonatal nurse practitioner to join our team of six NNPs and five neonatologists at Women's and Children's Hospital in Lafayette, Louisiana.
The unit is a 50-bed, Level-III regional NICU with 650 annual admissions and average daily census of 35+ infants.
Your responsibilities will include attending deliveries less than 35 weeks, high-risk deliveries, daily care in the NICU, nursery consults, antenatal consults and participation in staff development and outreach education.
The practice is supported by pediatric, medical and surgical subspecialists.
Located in South Central Louisiana, Lafayette is the state's fourth largest city and is a few short hours' drive to New Orleans. The region's legendary joie de vivre , or love of life, and Cajun and Creole culture are known around the globe, creating a unique environment for work and play. Local museums, community events, and festivals are responsible for providing the modern-day arts with a southern flair. In order to give students a more exciting and fulfilling educational experience, the Lafayette Parish school system offers Schools of Choice at the Elementary, Middle and High School levels. There are also over 25 private and parochial schools in and around Lafayette Parish to compliment the public school system. Whether you enjoy fast-paced urban living or a quieter country setting, Lafayette is a wonderful place to live. Louisiana property taxes are among the lowest in the nation and the cost of living is affordable.
The compensation and benefits referenced is for illustrative purposes only, and will be discussed during and after the interview process.
Effective November 1 st , 2021 Pediatrix will require all employees and new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they qualify for an approved medical and/or religious exemption.
*Must have a minimum of a Master's Degree in Nursing
Our clinicians enjoy a competitive compensation package with many locations offering sign on bonuses, relocation and tuition reimbursement.
*Our benefits include:
Health (various options), life, vision, dental and disability insurance
401(k) with annual matching program
Advanced and continuing medical education
Leadership training and advancement opportunities
Employee stock purchase plan at a 15% discount
Professional liability insurance
Support and payment for mandatory license/s and hospital credentialing
*These benefits are for full time employees, employees in other types of employment classifications may be eligible for some of these benefits.
Mednax, Inc. and its affiliated practices operating as PediatrixÂ® Medical Group (Pediatrix) are one of the nation's leading providers of highly specialized health care for women, babies and children. Since 1979, Pediatrix-affiliated clinicians have been committed to providing coordinated, compassionate and clinically excellent services across the continuum of care, both in hospital settings and office-based practices. Specialties including obstetrics, maternal-fetal medicine, and neonatology are complemented by 18 pediatric subspecialties and a newly expanded area of primary and urgent care clinics. The group's high-quality, evidence-based care is bolstered by investments in research, education, quality-improvement and safety initiatives.
Today through almost 8,000 employees in 38 states, dedicated teams including physicians, advanced practitioners, clinical leaders, business and operational experts work together every day to fulfill our mission to take great care of the patientÂ®. We invite you to join the PediatrixÂ® family and help shape the future of health care for women, babies and children.
Pediatrix is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.