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UnityPoint Health Neonatology - Nurse Practitioner - Cedar Rapids, IA in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

UnityPoint Clinic is searching for a full-time experienced Board Certified/Board Eligible Neonatal Nurse Practitioner to join the St. Luke’s Cedar Rapids Neonatology team

St. Luke’s Hospital NICU provides care to term and preterm newborn infants in our advanced 22-bed AAP Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Our team includes four neonatologists and three nurse practitioners providing 24 x 7 in-house neonatology coverage for our free-standing Women’s and Children’s Health Center.

We provide care for non-surgical patients of all gestations and serve as a regional hub for affiliate institutions throughout northeastern Iowa. Our practice includes high-frequency ventilation (both Jet and Oscillator), inhaled Nitric Oxide, therapeutic hypothermia, and specialized transport services. We strive to collaboratively provide up-to-date, evidence-based, multi-disciplinary, family-centered, and developmentally appropriate care.

  • Salary based position; CME funds, PTO, Full benefits, Medical/Dental/Vision, 401K

  • Schedule is in 6-week blocks with an average of 36 scheduled hours per week; Two weeks scheduled hours are Two - 9 hour shifts and One - 24 hour shift. The remaining four weeks scheduled hours are One - 9 hour day shift and One - 24 hour shift.

  • One-weekend every 4 weeks. One-night shift per week. Approximately every 8th Friday night shift.

  • Remainder of shifts are self-scheduled.

  • Holidays are on a rotation.

  • Iowa Nurse Practitioner License

  • NCC Neonatal Nurse Practitioner certification (or eligibility), including maintenance

  • Current unrestricted RN licensure

  • Minimum 3 years NICU nursing clinical experience

  • Strong critical thinking and verbal/written communication skills

  • Current BLS and NRP certifications

Please contact Andrea Sims, Physician and Provider Recruiter, at 319-730-9513 or

Requisition ID: 2021-95262

Street: 1026 A Ave NE

Name: 9200 UnityPoint Clinic Affiliate

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 24 hour inpatient; Shifts vary

External Company Name: UnityPoint Health

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