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Registered Nurse (Signing bonus available) NICU / Detroit / 24 hours Rotating

Employer
Henry Ford Hospital
Location
Dearborn, Michigan
Closing date
May 15, 2022

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Discipline
Registered Nurse (RN)
Specialty
Neonatal ICU (NICU)
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Work Setting
Hospital / Medical Center
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Signing bonus eligible

At Henry Ford Hospital, all nurses strive to provide exceptional patient care every day. They are encouraged to participate in quality assurance activities, research and shared governance to make a difference in the care given to patients and families. Henry Ford Nursing uses evidence-based practice, professional practice standards and the Henry Ford Hospital Professional Nurse Practice Model to drive nursing practice.

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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit - P3

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is a 39-bed Level-III NICU where a multidisciplinary team cares for the hospital's smallest patients. These newborn patients present with conditions such as prematurity; respiratory distress; seizures; birth anomalies; and metabolic disorders. Medical care modalities include intubation and ventilator care, nitric oxide, nasal CPAP, therapeutic hypothermia, surgical approaches, use of donor breast milk and neonatal transport.

This highly collaborative interprofessional team includes neonatologists, neonatal nurse practitioners, registered nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists and case managers/social workers. The engaged nursing staff has an average nurse to patient ratio of 1:2. The hospital is Baby-Friendly designated with a dedicated lactation consultant team, including expertise with NICU moms and babies. The NICU shares the same suite as the Labor & Delivery Unit allowing the teams to work seamlessly and keep moms and babies close. The unit also has three overnight rooms to accommodate parents who may need to stay additional nights near baby.
  • Position: 24 hours per week, in 12/hr or 8/hr shifts
  • Shift: Variable; at least 50% off shift - details open to discussion
  • Benefits: Part-time benefit package

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing
  • Current Michigan RN license
  • NRP certification
  • Preferred 2 years Level III NICU experience
  • Strong commitment and desire to care for high risk neonatal population
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
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