Physician Assistant and/or Nurse Practitioner NICU Opportunity in Waterbury, Connecticut
Fantastic FT Neonatal Intensive Care Opportunity for Physician Assistant and/or Nurse Practitioner
We seek an experienced Pediatric PA or NP to join a group of seasoned PA’s for a full-time position with Alliance Medical Group at Waterbury Hospital working in the Special Care Nursery and Newborn Nursery. Coverage is 24/7, 365 days per year. Primary responsibilities will be:
- Attending high risk deliveries
- Admitting infants to SCN nursery and participating in management of them through daily rounds, procedures.
- Coverage of well babies in Well Baby Nursery for admissions and daily notes
- Attendance at Pediatric Codes and traumas in the ED
Our nursery is managed by neonatology attendings from the Yale Medical Group who are stationed at Waterbury Hospital.
A candidate should be comfortable with the following procedures:
- Umbilical artery and vein catheterization
- IV placement
- Lumbar punctures
- Urinary catheterization
Coverage of a level III 8-bed NICU and well nursery. Attendance of high-risk deliveries and c-sections with resuscitation and stabilization of the newborn as needed. Should feel comfortable being the sole provider in-house with physician back up from home.
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner or Certified Physician Assistant with a minimum of two years experience working in a NICU. Candidature should hold a current unrestricted license in CT with a DEA license. NRP certification required, PALS certification a plus.
Ability to evaluate, analyze medical histories, perform physical exams, order and interpret diagnostic lab tests and x-rays. Experience in UVC/UAC placement, intubation, venous access, and arterial draws required.
Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc. is the parent company of Alliance Medical Group (AMG) and the Waterbury Hospital, together comprising Waterbury HEALTH.
Our medical group is the largest hospital-affiliated, multi-specialty practice in the Greater Waterbury area, with more than 100 physicians and healthcare providers.
Waterbury Hospital is a 357- bed facility, with a level II trauma designation, which offers state-of-the-art care for the more than 350,000 people living our broader service area.
As a comprehensive network of care Waterbury HEALTH maintains clinical and academic affiliations with, Yale University School of Medicine, The University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Frank H. Netter School of Medicine and Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.
Employing more than 2,000 with a medical staff close to 700 providers. its affiliate partners include the Heart Center of Greater Waterbury, Cardiology Associates of Greater Waterbury, The Harold Leever Cancer Center and Access Rehabilitation Network.
Waterbury HEALTH is set among quintessential New England towns in the rolling hills of Northwestern Connecticut. We are located along the I-84 corridor, our surrounding communities’ offer wonderful lifestyle options and amenities providing easy access to New York and Boston, Connecticut’s Gold Coast and the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts.
Prospect Medical offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:
- Competitive Base Salary
- Fully-integrated Electronic Medical Record
- Paid Malpractice Insurance
- Comprehensive Health Insurance
- Paid Days Off
- CME Paid Days Off
- CME Expense coverage
- Optional dental and Vision plans
- Life Insurance, Short- term and Long-term Disability Insurance