Job Description

Extended Job Title
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
523201 - Pediatrics Ama Genl

Position Description
Provides primary care as part of a health care team in an ambulatory setting in a particular discipline. Provides patient education and counseling as well as physical assessment. May participate in teaching programs for students and other student residents. Work is performed under usual clinic conditions and requires a high degree of contact with patients, families, and other clinic personnel and outside professionals. Some positions in the classification require travel to outreach clinics and home visits, and participation in educational efforts and special programs that occur outside of normal working hours.

Requisition ID

Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner providing care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of hospital.  Follows medical protocols and nursing protocols as directed by medical staff.  In addition to providing care in the NICU, attends deliveries as directed.

Provides care during 24 hour shifts and/or assigned day shifts as the second NNP.
Follows care directives of physicians and works with attending, resident physicians, and medical students when assigned.

Works with hospital nursing staff to provide comprehensive care to the unit.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
As assigned: Day shifts; 24 hour shifts; Weekend Shifts

Work Location

HSC - Amarillo

Pediatrics Ama Genl

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Business Professionals

Occasional Duties
May be assigned to various committees for quality control or other administrative requirements within the hospital and the department of Pediatrics.


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program; current RN license in the State of Texas or have the ability to transfer your license to Texas. Certification as a Nurse Practitioner in the appropriate nursing specialty from an approved certification program as recognized by the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners. Recognition by the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners as an Advance Practitioner.

Must have certification as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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