AirLife Neonatal Nurse Practitioner in Englewood, Colorado, United States
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AirLife Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

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Hourly Wage Estimate: $54.38 - $81.58 / hour
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Position Title:  Neonatal Practitioner
Employer: HCA - AirLife Denver

Shift: PRN

 Are you tired of the same 4 walls that you are working in? Think about joining AirLife Denver and seeing the sites……

AirLife NNP’s lead the neonatal team in providing state-of-the-art neonatal care. We transport by fixed wing, rotor wing and critical care ground ambulance throughout Colorado and the surrounding states. The team can be in 3 states in one shift. Transport not only requires critical thinking but also places personnel in varying situations with logistical challenges.


Join an innovative, highly functioning medical transport team that provides outstanding care to patients 5 kg and below. Look no further, this could be your next opportunity.


Here at HCA Healthcare, our everyday decisions are founded on compassion. Apply today and join a team that is dedicated to serving others in need.


We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At HCA/HealthONE, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

· Student Loan Repayment

· Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs

· Paid Personal Leave

· 401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)

· Identity Theft Protection discounts

· Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options

· Adoption Assistance

· Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP).



The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) is responsible for coordinating the care of and the transportation of neonates from referring facilities. Must be educated in flight and ambulance treatment modalities, altitude physiology, general aircraft and ambulance safety, and emergency procedures. Utilizes advanced nursing process for assessment, diagnosis, planning and implementation and evaluation of patient care. They must document patient response to interventions and outcomes. AirLife collaborates with physicians, and referral teams in the planning and delivery of care. Uses advanced knowledge of pathophysiology and technical skills to provide management of the neonate in referral centers and on transport, including lab/x-ray interpretation, intubation, line placement, thoracentesis, thoracotomy, and intraosseous access. Delegates appropriately to other team members. Demonstrates advanced leadership abilities through nursing judgment, decision making and problem solving skills. Acts as an advocate for clients/family members and the referral team. Maintains a professional demeanor through conduct, appearance and communication. Demonstrates knowledge of health care economics through cost effective utilization of resources. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.






· Demonstrates good organizational skills

· Displays appropriate judgment and problem solving skills

· Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers

· Provides safe and appropriate patient care within the Practice Privileges for HCA and AirLife 




· Graduate of accredited School of Nursing 

· Must have a current RN licensure and have graduated from a nurse practitioner program that grants master’s degree, post master’s certificate or doctorate degree



· Three years acute care / neonatal specialty nursing minimum 

· Prefer previous neonatal critical care transport experience

· Able to communicate and validate understanding of neonatal practice

· Able to articulate and demonstrate knowledge of critical care transport





· Current licensure in the State of Colorado as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse 

· Current State of Colorado RN licensure

· BLS, NRP and PALS certifications required at time of hire 

· Neonatal Pediatric Transport Certification (C-NPT) within 2 year of hire 

· Must maintain all certifications throughout employment





· Able to work independently and autonomously and complies with standards of practice, standards of care and regulatory requirements

· Submit to periodic Medical Control Review of care





· Based on experience and continuous assessment of progress by Specialty Team Manager/Chief Flight Nurse, Educators and Medical Director’s. Orientation ranges between 12-24 weeks

· Orientation includes formal department orientation of 1-2 days during first 2 weeks of didactic orientation 




· Must be able to work in highly dynamic environment with exposure to noise, vibration and weather extremes

· Must be able to wear Night Vision Goggles (NVG’s) and helmets for extended periods of time in flight (weight of each helmet is approximately 3.64 pounds with the additional weight of the NVG’s of 1.84 pounds)

· Must be able to lift up to 70 lbs

· Maximum weight of 250 lbs with flight gear related to transport at altitude

  As part of HCA Healthcare, we at HealthONE® serve the metro Denver area as the largest healthcare system, with more than 11,000 employees. Our eight hospitals work together to provide a higher level of care. In addition, our system includes seven freestanding emergency departments, numerous ambulatory surgery centers, seven CareNow urgent care centers and occupational medicine clinics, physician practices, medical imaging centers and AirLife Denver, which provides critical care air and ground transportation across a 10-state region. Beyond the new facilities and the workforce offerings, we also provided $7.7 million to local organizations to fund a variety of programs; and, as one of the top ten corporate philanthropists in the metro area, we at HealthONE contributed more than $1.5 million to charitable organizations in 2018 through cash and in-kind donations.


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    COVID-19 Vaccination

    In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role MAY require you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California). (For further clarification, please ask your recruiter.)

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