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Neonatology Nurse Practitioner

Benefis Health System has an opportunity for an experienced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner to join Montana's most advanced Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Backed by state-of-the-art equipment, the highly experienced staff works as a team to provide expert care. Neonatologists work closely with Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, registered nurses and respiratory therapists, all of whom have specialized training to provide special attention to these extra-special infants. Nurses in NICU have not only years of experience in caring for special needs infants, but also years of experience on the same care-giving team.

Benefis NICU includes:

- 250 admissions per year (average daily census of 12 patients)
- 24 bed Level 3B, single patient rooms
- 24/7 "out of house" coverage by board certified neonatologists
- 1 Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
- Neonatal flight team consisting of NNP, RN, RT
- Nitric oxide therapy
- High risk perinatology services
- Pediatric cardiology, neurosurgery, and general pediatric surgery by specially trained surgeons
- Specialty clinics through the MT DPHHS including metabolic, endocrine, cystic fibrosis and genetics
- Retcam screening program
- Gentle ventilation techniques including HFOV and RAM CPAP
- Care for infants 23 weeks through post term
- High risk infant screening clinics
- Speech and physical therapy services as needed
- Participate in the Vermont Oxford Database as well as quality improvement collaboratives

This is your opportunity to be part of an exceptional health system in a state that is well known for its beautiful four seasons and outdoor lifestyle. Great Falls, Montana is a city of 60,000 population, with a draw of over 275,000 people in north central Montana. We experience very mild winters and enjoy blue skies over 300 days per year. Great Falls is a wonderful and safe place to raise a family, with nationally ranked public schools and an average commute of under 12 minutes, making the quality of life in Great Falls unsurpassed in the Rocky Mountain West. Additionally, the Missouri river, a blue-ribbon fly-fishing destination, runs through the middle of town. Outdoor activities include camping, hiking, horseback riding, water and snow skiing, rock and ice climbing, boating, white-water kayaking, off-road motor sports, upland bird, waterfowl, and big-game hunting. While enjoying the last best place, youll have the added benefit of working at Benefis Health System, one of the states most modern and progressive healthcare facilities. Our state-of-the-art facilities and cutting edge technologies make Benefis an exceptional working environment.

This opportunity is an employed position. We offer a nationally competitive compensation and our comprehensive benefits include paid vacation, retirement plan, CME, relocation assistance and malpractice.

Interested? Please contact our Provider Recruiter for more information:

Erica Martin, Provider Recruitment
Office: 406-731-8882
Benefis Health System has 565 total beds (349 acute care beds) at two campuses with 265 members on the medical staff representing 40 specialties. The vast primary and specialty care services provide healthcare to approximately 275,000 people in a service area covering 44,814 square miles - 15 counties in North central Montana. The level II ED trauma center (1 of 4 in the state) treats critical trauma victims injured in the community and across Montana and the Benefis mercy flight program provides over 1,100 annual aeromedical transports via both helicopter and airplane. Benefis is recognized for its exceptional work in quality care and state of the art facilities as one of the largest hospitals in Montana and the largest non-governmental employer in the Great Falls area.