Neonatal NP Per Diem

Tampa, FL
University of South Florida
Posted 05/26/2024

Department: Pediatrics / 0-6119-000

College/Division: Morsani College of Medicine

Salary Plan: Temporary

Hiring Salary/Salary Range: Negotiable


USF Health's mission is to envision and implement the future of health. It is the partnership of the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, the College of Nursing, the College of Public Health, the Taneja College of Pharmacy, the School of Biomedical Sciences and the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, and the USF Physician's Group. USF is a global research university ranked 34th in federal research expenditures for public universities. For information regarding the USF Health, please visit our website at


The APRN will act following Florida Statutes for the Nurse Practitioners Act. The care and management of critically ill infants requiring hospitalization in a level IV neonatal intensive care unit. This NICU Nurse Practitioner will cover night and/or day shifts as assigned including weekend coverage.

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is based at Tampa General Hospital (TGH) in Tampa, FL. TGH is a 1,018-bed teaching hospital affiliated with the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. It is a private not-for-profit hospital and one of the most comprehensive medical facilities in west central Florida, serving a dozen counties with a population of over 4 million. In addition to being a level one trauma center, it has a level 3 NICU. The 82-bed Jennifer Leigh Muma NICU is a designated Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Center designated by the State of Florida to deliver the highest level of medical care to premature and sick infants, and to women with high-risk pregnancies. USF/TGH Neonatology also participates in the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative, a statewide initiative to improve maternal and infant health outcomes in Florida.


Clinical: Ongoing evaluation and management of neonates and infants requiring care in the neonatal intensive care unit, participation in multidisciplinary rounds, and coordination of care with ancillary staff and family.

Attendance at high-risk deliveries and immediate stabilization of critically ill neonates under the supervision of the attending Neonatologist.

Documentation of all orders, procedures, and progress notes on the patient's medical record.

Perform procedures necessary for the care of neonates and infants in the intensive care unit including - but not limited to - endotracheal intubation, umbilical line placement, PICC line placement, lumbar punctures, and peripheral arterial lines.

Teaching: Supervision of pediatric residents and participation in the teaching of pediatric residents, as well as NP, PA, and medical students.

Participation in Quality Assurance / Improvement. Other duties as assigned.

Responsible to a Chair or other appropriate higher-level administrator of a state university. Responsible for teaching, service, and related activities. May be responsible for research and/or academic advising and related activities. May represent the university, college/school, or department/unit on university and/or Statewide committees.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience):

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate field of specialization or equivalent qualifications based on professional experience and otherwise qualified to perform assigned duties. Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Instructor

Master's Degree in Nursing: ARNP training; Florida License. BLS/AED certification is required and must be maintained. Any equivalent combination of experience and education.


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