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Description of Position Offered

Position Neonatology Nurse Practitioner
Credentials RN, NNP Credential
Starting Date ASAP

Contact Information

Name Kathy Platt
Title Recruiter
Organization Hudson Valley Newborn / HealthQuest
City Hudson Valley
State NY
EMAIL kplatt@health-quest.org
Phone 845-475-9608


Hudson Valley Newborn, located in the Mid-Hudson Valley Region of New York, just 75 minutes north of New York City, has an outstanding opportunity for an experienced, board certified Nurse Practitioner with neonatal/newborn experience to join its established Neonatology Program of 3 physicians and 6 mid-level providers that cover 2 hospitals.

Vassar Brothers Medical Center - Poughkeepsie, NY (365-bed hospital,15-bed Level III NICU) - Vassar has the only Level III NICU between Albany and Westchester, equipped to handle all babies 23 weeks and up, caring for all medical complications except cardiology and advanced pediatric surgery.

Northern Dutchess Hospital - Rhinebeck, NY (68-bed hospital, Level I nursery)


-24 hour shifts

-Quarterly scheduling

-Close collaboration with neonatologists

-Excellent nursing staff

-Stable group with low turn-over / high retention rates

-Freedom to work independently, with excellent physician support

-Opportunity to work very closely with families.

-All mid-levels have the opportunity to rotate through three hospitals to cross-train and maintain skills


The ideal candidate is Master's prepared with at least 2 years of neonatal/newborn experience as a neonatal, pediatric or family medicine nurse practitioner. Candidate should have prior work experience in a NICU / Level III nursery setting. Most common diagnoses are prematurity, respiratory distress, sepsis evaluation, hypoglycemia. For the Northern Sector at Northern Dutchess Hospital, the provider will work in the newborn nursery, assist in deliveries, and perform consults.


?ompetitive compensation, based on experience

?omprehensive benefits package

?enerous Allowances for CMEs/Professional Dues and Expenses

Northern Dutchess Hospital is part of Health Quest, a three-hospital system and multi-specialty practice with locations in Dutchess, Ulster, and Putnam Counties.Our not-for-profit system is consistently ranked as one of New York State's most successful Health Systems. Our hospitals include Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, and Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel. Our physician practice group includes more than 200 primary care and specialist practitioners.

The beauty of the Hudson Valley is unsurpassed. From hiking, biking, and boating to cafes, local farmers markets, and art galleries, there are endless ways to spend your leisure time. Excellent housing and outstanding schools can be found throughout the area, with easy access to New York City. The Mid-Hudson Valley is also home to many fine colleges and universities, including Vassar College, Marist College, SUNY New Paltz, and Bard College, with ongoing cultural, recreational and educational opportunities. Our vibrant cities and picturesque villages interweave culture, history and recreation in one of the country's most livable locations.

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This entry was posted on 05-07-2017.
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