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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (Neonatology)
Facility: Denver Health Main Campus, 777 Bannock St.  
Area of Interest: Advanced Care Provider Shift Type: Varies
Requisition ID: 52018 Language:
Employment Type: Full-Time Minimum: $
Experience Required: Not Indicated Mid-point: $
Education Required: Masters Degree Maximum: $
Certification/Licensure/Registrations Required:

Denver Health Medical Center is recruiting for a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner to join our Neonatology team.  Under general supervision, provides care of infants in the Level I (Well Baby) Nursery and Level II Nursery including admission and discharge assessments as well as on-going management and discharge planning. Functions as Advanced Care Provider support for residents and students. Provides teaching and procedural assistance for residents and students. Performs a range of minor procedures commonly performed in the Level I nursery and Level II nursery. Performs administrative support functions as required. Under general supervision, provides care of complex patients discharged from the neonatal intensive care unit, including well child care, coordination of care related to special needs, and ongoing management of chronic conditions. Functions as Advanced Care Provider support for residents and students. Performs administrative support functions as required.  The preferred candidate will have 2+ years of previous practice experience. 

Benefits of practicing at Denver Health include:

  • Robust benefits package including: health, dental, vision, 401a matching, etc.

  • CME allowance and time

  • University of Colorado School of Medicine and Health Sciences affiliations (resident/fellow/student teaching)

  • 600+ employed provider staff

  • Competitive salary

    Interested applicants should apply online.


Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited school of nursing and successful completion of an approved nurse practitioner program. Masters preferred. Experience: One year related clinical experience preferred. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of medical principals, procedures and community resources. Skill in eliciting history from patients, performing physical exams and formulating assessments of and treatment plans for patients. Ordering appropriate diagnostic studies to aid in diagnosis. Knowledge of appropriate administration and prescription of medications. Skill in utilizing the principles and practices of effective and persuasive communication to elicit information, negotiate problem resolution, and/or garner support for various programs or policies. Skill in obtaining information from patients, calming and reassuring patients and motivating patients to accept treatments. Ability to exercise initiative and judgment in selecting proper treatment. Ability to respond appropriately in emergency situations. Ability to prepare accurate reports. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments and the public. Certificate/License/Registration: Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers certification/CPR. Certification by a national certifying body approved by the Colorado Board of Nursing, Current registration with the Colorado Board of Nursing’s Advanced Practice Registry. Provisional or Full Prescriptive Authority, if eligible. Advance Practice Nurses without Provisional Prescriptive Authority must be actively working towards obtaining Provisional Prescriptive Authority within five years from date of hire. Advance Practice Nurses with Provisional Prescriptive Authority must be actively working towards Full Prescriptive Authority within five years after provisional authority is granted. Depending on the needs of the assigned area incumbents in this job title may be required to obtain additional certifications or training in one or more specialty areas. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.

All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.

Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.

As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.

Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.

We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

“Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.”

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