Neonatal Nurse

Peyton Caudle

Summary

Neonatal nurses work with pediatricians and physicians to provide care to newborn babies. As a neonatal nurse, they monitor vital signs, order diagnostic tests and make initial readings of those results.

Education

To become a Neonatal Nurse requires a master's degree and certification as a Certified Neonatal Nurse Practitioner.

  • East Carolina University
  • South Carolina University
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Salary

A Neonatal Nurses salary is median annual wage of $65,950 or a median hourly wage of $31.71.
Day in the Life: NICU