Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Position Highlights:

UW Health Northern Illinois seeks an experienced neonatal nurse practitioner (NNP) to join our 24-bed Level III NICU team in the UW Health SwedishAmerican Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Rockford, Illinois.

Our Level III NICU is staffed 24/7 by a Neonatologist and Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, who are part of a multidisciplinary team of caregivers providing excellent and cost-effective care to our smallest patients.

In this autonomous position, you will enjoy a collaborative practice which includes rounding to discuss and establish plan of care; performance of invasive procedures within the NNP scope of practice; attendance at high-risk deliveries, transport and opportunities to participate in quality improvement initiatives and staff education.

Your clinical support includes the following:

• Team of six neonatologists and six NNPs.
• Over a dozen pediatric sub-specialists from UW Health are located in this beautiful facility and are available for consultation and collaboration.
• Maternal Fetal Medicine collaboration
• 24-hour in-house OB hospitalist

Support and benefits:

As a UW Health SwedishAmerican Hospital Advanced Practice Provider, you will join our team of 111 APPs who enjoy the following support and benefits:

• Transformation Nursing Leadership with Magnet® Recognition, Shared Governance and Professional Practice Models, and Full Practice Authority Committee.
• Professional Nurse Internship and Ambulatory Nurse Residency Programs.
• Highly-competitive salary commensurate with experience.
• Comprehensive family-friendly benefits including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, onsite childcare and sick childcare, generous vacation, and retirement program.

About the Greater Rockford Area:

Rockford and northern Illinois offer world-class attractions, outstanding recreation opportunities and beautiful parks — all at a cost of living significantly below those of most metropolitan areas. And for a quick visit, Chicago, Milwaukee and Madison are each just 90 minutes away or less. The Greater Rockford area offers superb cultural, recreational and outdoor amenities along with an eclectic arts community of theater, symphony, museums and dance. With an award-winning park district, Rockford also offers unrivaled outdoor recreation, markets and ethnic festivals plus Golf Digest-ranked golf courses, endless bike trails and extensive indoor and outdoor sports centers. In addition, we have excellent private, parochial and public school options including the renaissance Gifted Academy with graduates ranked in the top 5% nationally.

Contact Information:

For more information on how you can advance your career with UW Health Northern Illinois, or to submit your CV and cover letter for consideration, please contact Abbe Castrogiovanni at or call (779) 696-7193.