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Registered Nurse - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) - Greenville

Employer
ECU Health
Location
Pitt County, North Carolina
Closing date
Jun 29, 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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Job Description

Vidant Health

About James and Connie Maynard Children's Hospital

The James and Connie Maynard Children's Hospital at Vidant Medical Center offers 197 beds and bassinets and an array of specialized services unequaled in eastern North Carolina. Our patient-and-family-centered care philosophy is more than a mantra; it's the guiding force of our efforts and has been for nearly 30 years. It is expressed in tangible ways throughout our recent 78,000-square-foot expansion.

Neonatal ICU

A 50-bed, level IV, intensive/intermediate care Beacon Gold and Silver unit designed to provide services for unstable/stable premature/term infants requiring specialized medical care from birth until discharge.

Minimum Requirements
  • Diploma in Nursing, Associates in Nursing or higher
  • A minimum of 5 years experience is required
  • Current NC RN license or licensure to practice in a participating Nurse Licensure Compact state Health Care Provider is required
  • Basic Life Support is required


Other Information

The population consists of variety of acute neonatal patients with multiple system issues that include the following:
  • Prematurity
  • Respiratory insufficiency, including ventilator patients
  • Complex fluid and medication management
  • Single and/or Multisystem injury complications
  • PPHN
  • Cardiac insufficiency and/or anomalies
  • CNS disorders
  • GU disorders
  • Genetic disorders
  • Hematological disorders
  • Metabolic disorders
  • Skin disorders
  • Surgical needs
  • Infectious diseases

Services also include patient education related to surgical procedures, disease processes, diagnostic procedures, trach care and home care post discharge. Work collaboratively with other disciplines such as Physical Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Lactation, Unit based Case Management and Social Work to facilitate transition to final destination.

NICU receives patients from internal as well as external sources. Nursing staff monitor their patients; we are not monitored by monitor techs. BLS is required upon hire; NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program) and PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support Course) are required to be obtained within one year.

Skills that will be utilized are continuous infusion medication management, pain management, wound management, wound drains, maintenance and use of arterial lines, central lines, epidurals, as well as tracheotomies, chest tubes, gastrostomy tubes, IV insertion skills, venous lab draws, arterial blood draws, titration of intravenous drips (i.e. inotropes, insulin, heparin, paralytics, and narcotics).

Other Information
  • Bonuses and relocation assistance available
  • Pay based on years of experience, education and equity
  • Shift differences
  • 401k, tuition reimbursement and other benefits


Grow your nursing career in eastern North Carolina.
Let your passion for nursing take your career further than you've ever imagined. Whether you are an experienced nurse or just out of nursing school, ECU Health is looking for dedicated nurses just like you to join the team. Here, we are committed to helping all nurses reach their potential, inspiring a professional spirit that creates outstanding care for patients and their families.

If you are looking to enjoy professional growth with an award-winning health system, we invite you to apply to one of our open positions. We promise to support you from the very beginning - starting with great compensation and benefits, a $15,000 bonus, relocation assistance, and mentorship opportunities.
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