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As an Advanced Practice Provider, you'll play an integral role in our care teams by providing high-quality and cost-effective care to our patients. We welcome experienced practitioners and new graduates. Apply for more details about a sign on bonus!   




 We are seeking a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner to:

  • Practice alongside other Neonatal Nurse Practitioners and NICU Hospitalists to provide services at our two recently expanded locations: UnityPoint Health-Meriter, a 42-bed Level III NICU, and American Family Children’s Hospital, a 20-bed Level IV NICU expanding to 26 beds.
  • Attend high risk deliveries and provide medical management as a member of our multi-disciplinary group.
  • Provide transport for babies with C.H.E.T.A., our emergency response team. 
  • Perform routine clinical procedures independently including providing resuscitation and stabilization of newborn, endotracheal tube placement/intubation, PICC line insertion, umbilical catheter insertion (arterial/venous), peripheral arterial line insertion, chest tube insertion and removal, thoracentesis, lumber puncture, double or partial volume exchange transfusion and neonatal transport.


Master’s or Doctorate’s degree from accredited Nursing Program


Work Experience:

Preferred – Two (2) years of relevant NICU experience


Licenses and Certifications:

Active RN and APNP license in State of Wisconsin AND active board certification as an NP in Neonatal

NCC Certification as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner. Active DEA license or ability to apply for such license prior to or upon hire. CPR certification and advanced life support certifications if relevant to practice area (ACLS, PALS, NRP).


Physical Requirements:

Medium: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting/and or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.


Work Schedule:

The work schedule will be rotating shifts for days, nights, and weekends.  The day shift hours will be from 7:00 am - 5:30 pm or 7:00 am - 8:00 pm; night shift hours will be 7:30 pm - 8:30 am. Hours may vary based on operational needs of the department.



American Family Children’s Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin—also a Magnet®-designated facility—provides specialized care in a healing environment designed especially for pediatric patients and their families. American Family Children’s Hospital is a comprehensive pediatric medical and surgical center ranked among the top 50 children’s hospitals in six medical and surgical specialties, with nationally recognized pediatric specialists in a wide range of fields. It is also home to our Level One Pediatric Trauma Center and Level IV NICU, which cares for the tiniest patients throughout Wisconsin and beyond. 


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UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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