Advanced Practice Provider (NP or PA) - Neonatal

Job ID 2023-49811
Area of Interest
Advanced Practice Provider
Location Name
Hospital Main Campus
FTE/Hours per pay period
1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Work Status
Regional Neonatal APP
Day/Evening/Night Shift
Primary Location : City
Primary Location : State/Province
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We are searching for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our neonatal intensive care APP team- someone who works well in a fast-paced - high stress setting. In this position, you will provide critical care to neonates within in our regional program. Seattle Children’s provides NICU services across the Pacific Northwest in 7 institutions, ranging from Level II-IV. Neonatal APPs provide medical services for neonates with acute and chronic conditions, including independent and interdependent responsibilities in the assessment, diagnosis, initiation of treatment, procedures, and evaluation of outcomes. The APP is involved in education, consultation, research, and evaluation of clinical practice at various NICUs.

We are a highly specialized team that provides direct care and assumes responsibility for the clinical management of neonatal patients. Seattle Children’s main campus NICU is a Level IV NICU with 38 beds, including ECMO management. The unit is jointly staffed with in-house neonatologists, neonatal critical care fellows and advanced practice providers who equally share patient care responsibilities. Within the community, we have three Level III NICUs and three Level II NICUs the SCH Neonatal APP team provide cares in collaboration with Neonatologists.



• Nurse practitioners are required to have, at minimum, a Master’s Degree as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
• Physician Assistants-Certified (PA-C) are required to graduate from a nationally accredited physician assistant program.

Certification and Licensure:
• Neonatal nurse practitioner (NNP) required for nurse practitioners
• Physician Assistant Certified (PA-C) required for physician assistants
• NRP certification
• PALS certification required within 6 months of hire if working in Seattle Children’s Level IV NICU
• Licensure (ARNP or PA-C) in the state of WA
• DEA registration for the state of WA

Preferred for NNP:
- Experience in the neonatal nurse practitioner role.
- Experience in a Level III NICU as a registered nurse.


Preferred for PA-C:

- One year work experience in a neonatal intensive care unit, Level II or higher.
- Experience in the neonatal Physician Assistant role.
- Experience in a Level III NICU as a PA-C.

Min to Max Hourly Salary

$68.70 - $92.96 /hr

Min to Max Annual Salary

$142,902.00 - $193,347.00 /yr

Salary Information

This compensation range was calculated based on full-time employment (2080 hours worked per calendar year). Offers are determined by multiple factors including equity, skills, experience, and expertise, and may vary within the range provided.

The union pay ranges can be found on the Seattle Children’s website here: WSNA - UFCW

Seattle Children’s offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position.

Disclaimer for Out of State Applicants

This compensation range is specific to Seattle, positions located outside of Seattle may be compensated differently depending on various factors.

Benefits Information

Seattle Children’s offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 403(b), life insurance, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more. Click here for more information.

About Us

Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s –- to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE


Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.


In 2022, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation’s best children’s hospitals – for the 30th year in a row. For more than a decade, Seattle Children’s has been nationally ranked in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. We are honored to be the top-ranked pediatric hospital in Washington and the Pacific Northwest.


As a Magnet designated institution, and classified among America’s best large employers by Forbes, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it’s delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring manner, practicing the highest standards of quality and safety, or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community. The future starts here.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.


Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.


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