Job ID: 289995992  |  Last Updated: 3/18/2023

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Pediatrix Medical Group
Austin, TX
Applicant Contact
Ron Jackson
(972) 800-2509
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description


Austin, TX Ranked #5 as Best Places to Live by US News!

Exceptional opportunity to join our outstanding Neonatology Group in Austin, TX!

We are seeking a neonatal nurse practitioner (NNP) to join our team of dedicated neonatologists, NNPs, and pediatricians to provide excellent care to the patients of Austin, Texas and its surrounding areas. Our team cares for infants at our state-of-the-art Level IV NICU at Dell Children's Medical Center, a leading provider of pediatric care in Central Texas. We also provide specialized care for infants requiring Level II and Level III NICU services at our multiple Ascension Seton Hospitals.
* Clinical responsibilities include prenatal and newborn consultations, attendance of high-risk deliveries and comprehensive management of neonates in the NICU and newborn nurseries throughout our multiple hospital units.
* Level I nursery and Level II, Level III and Level IV NICUs
* Scheduling includes 12- and 24-hour shifts
* Medical services include HFOV, nitric oxide, and total body cooling
* NICU supported by strong MFM program and pediatric sub-specialties
* Neonatologists remain in-house at the Level III and IV units
* Cohesive and collegial group with very low turnover
* Numerous opportunities for NNP development: education, mentoring, quality improvement, research, policy development, leadership
* Experienced providers and new graduates are welcome to apply

Our practice is quickly growing alongside the city of Austin, with these recent additions:
* Special Delivery Unit at Dell Children's Medical Center, one of the few delivery centers in the nation attached to a children's hospital
* Comprehensive Fetal Care Center
* Neonatal Fellowship Program established July 2022
* Partnership with UT Dell Medical School
* Rapidly expanding neonatal cardiac services
* Point of care ultrasound (POCUS) capabilities
* Network wide, data driven, interdisciplinary simulation program

Practice coverage spans multiple sites, but your specific sites would be determined at the time of your hiring. Sites include:
* Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas, Level IV unit, with private rooms for neonatal surgical services, cardiac services, advance imaging procedures, and many pediatric medical sub-specialties
* Ascension Seton Medical Center of Austin, Level III unit, with a brand new, state-of-the-art women and infant's tower under development
* Ascension Seton Hays, Level II unit
* Ascension Seton Williamson, Level II unit
* Ascension Seton Northwest Hospital, Level II unit
* Ascension Providence, Level II unit
* Cedar Park Regional Medical Center, Level II unit
* Ascension Seton Harker Heights, Level I nursery

Austin is the capital of Texas, the 11th-largest city in the United States, and has earned a reputation as one of the best places to live in the nation. Excellent schools and friendly communities make this a great place to raise a family. With a great climate nearly year-round (300 days of sunshine), there are plenty of opportunities to go outdoors for fitness, recreation and relaxation. Austin is world-famous for its live music scene and equally exciting happenings in the creative and performing arts which is why it's known as the "Live Music Capital of the World." With an A+ rating by, a thriving economy and no state income tax, it's no wonder Austin offers an unmatched quality of life for everyone.

*Must have a minimum of a Master's Degree in Nursing

The compensation and benefits referenced is for illustrative purposes only, and will be discussed during and after the interview process.

Effective November 1 st , 2021 Pediatrix will require all employees and new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they qualify for an approved medical and/or religious exemption.


Our clinicians enjoy a competitive compensation package with many locations offering sign on bonuses, relocation and tuition reimbursement.

*Our benefits include:
* Health (various options), life, vision, dental and disability insurance
* 401(k) with annual matching program
* Advanced and continuing medical education
* Leadership training and advancement opportunities
* Employee stock purchase plan at a 15% discount
* Professional liability insurance
* Support and payment for mandatory license/s and hospital credentialing

*These benefits are for full time employees, employees in other types of employment classifications may be eligible for some of these benefits.

Mednax, Inc. and its affiliated practices operating as Pediatrix Medical Group (Pediatrix) are one of the nation's leading providers of highly specialized health care for women, babies and children. Since 1979, Pediatrix-affiliated clinicians have been committed to providing coordinated, compassionate and clinically excellent services across the continuum of care, both in hospital settings and office-based practices. Specialties including obstetrics, maternal-fetal medicine, and neonatology are complemented by 18 pediatric subspecialties and a newly expanded area of primary and urgent care clinics. The group's high-quality, evidence-based care is bolstered by investments in research, education, quality-improvement and safety initiatives.

Today through almost 8,000 employees in 38 states, dedicated teams including physicians, advanced practitioners, clinical leaders, business and operational experts work together every day to fulfill our mission to take great care of the patient. We invite you to join the Pediatrix family and help shape the future of health care for women, babies and children.

Pediatrix is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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