The NICU at University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital has staff with extensive specialized training and experience to provide stabilizing and life-saving care for sick newborns. Through teamwork and collaboration, we respectfully address the physical, emotional, cultural and spiritual needs of pediatric patients and their families. Our compassionate, in Finish novative approach has repeatedly received national recognition. In 2021, three medical specialties at University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital were nationally ranked on U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Children's Hospitals list. It is our 14th year in a row on this premier national list, a recognition of the dedication and expertise of our world-class teams and our unique role as Minnesota's only academic children's hospital.Specialists with University of Minnesota Health are leaders in critical care research and technology. We offer our smallest patients the benefits of receiving care at our nationally recognized academic medical center. The NICU is recognized as a Level IV NICU — the highest level of intensive care for neonates.We are a designated March of Dimes NICU Family Support® program and have a Neuro NICU with specialized care for babies with neurologic conditions.NICU Level IV: 49 bedsProvides developmentally appropriate care to infants born 22 weeks and above 1-2 patients per RN depending on stability of the babyRNs must become NRP certified.Neonatal Nurse Practitioners on Staff 24/7This position will be working 72 hours every two weeks on the rotating day/night shift, 12 hour shifts and every third weekend. The position is eligible for benefits including loan repayment.
Provides care to patients with complex NICU needs. Performs advanced monitoring using current technologyCare of intubated patientsHigh Frequency ventilationSurgical patients with congenital anomaliesTotal Body Cooling (TBC)Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)Peritoneal Dialysis (PD)Care of intubated patients and patients with tracheostomiesCentral arterial lines/monitoringCentral and other venous lines
Required:1 year of RN experience OR at least 6 months of current employment at UMMCH as a NICU RNMN RN LicenseBLSPreferredBSN or BANCertification in related specialty. Additional Requirements:Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification within 6 months of hireAdvanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification within 6 months of hire