Nurse Practitioner NICU (Per Diem) - Neonatology

St Joseph Medical Group

Location: US:PA:Reading
Work Type: PRN
FTE: 0.001
Shift: Varied
Hours: 7p - 7a
Recruiter: Please contact Esther Zechman at [email protected] for additional information.


The Penn State Health St. Joseph Neonatology team is looking for an experienced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner to join our team in a Level II NICU with well-baby and delivery room responsibilities. The Nurse Practitioner will manage and coordinate overnight care for the NICU patients. Following appropriate orientation, the NP is credentialed and works independently and in collaboration with the attending physicians, peers, and other members of the health care team to provide specialty care to critically ill patients. An in-house Respiratory Therapist is available for all deliveries and a backup Neonatologist is available during the night. The average number of deliveries a year is 1000-1500.


  • Master’s degree in Nursing
  • Currently licensed to practice as a Nurse Practitioner by State of employment
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Certification (NRP)
  • Two years of experience as an RN required.


  • NICU critical care experience
  • Two (2) year’s experience within their licensure
  • Neonatology Nurse Practitioner degree

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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