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Newborn Nursery Couplet Care RN, FT Nights

Employer
Ardent Health Services
Location
Amarillo, Texas
Closing date
Aug 7, 2022

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Discipline
Registered Nurse (RN)
Specialty
Mother and Baby/Postpartum
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Work Setting
Hospital / Medical Center
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Overview

*GN to experienced RN Sign-on Bonus Options $5,000 to $24,000, ask a Recruiter for details*

BSA Health System is an extensive hospital system providing clinical excellence to the Texas Panhandle and the tri-state area. BSA is acclaimed for its superior quality and customer service.

BSA Women's & Infant Center:
Includes Labor & Delivery, Couplet Care, Newborn Nursery, NICU, and Lactation. The department is comprised of 26 LDRP single-room birthing suites, 2 C-section surgical suites, 20 licensed nursery beds, and 20 licensed Level III NICU beds. New parents are supported with childbirth education plus a lactation nurse available 24 hours a day. Along with our excellent hospital based mother/baby services, BSA Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) fixed wing transportation team, available 24/7, flies to rural communities to transport babies by airplane from area hospitals to the Level III designated BSA NICU.

Responsibilities

The Newborn Nursery Registered Nurse is accountable for the health status and health needs of their patients based upon interpretation of health data and preventative health practices in collaboration with the patients and the interdisciplinary healthcare team members. The Newborn Nursery Staff RN cares for the newborn from delivery to discharge along with parent teaching on care of their newborn. Must be flexible and willing to float to other areas ie: NICU and Pedi.

Qualifications

Licenses and Certifications:
Current Texas RN license or eligible for issue or holds a TBON Graduate Nurse Permit
CPR certified from American Heart Association or American Red Cross required
NRP required within 6-months of hire


Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Previous Newborn Nursery, NICU Staff RN nursing experience preferred
Previous experience with delivery attendance, infants in transition, term infants and assisting with newborn emergency management preferred
Experience with equipment specific to Newborn Nursery: transport incubator, T-piece resuscitator, infant radiant warmer and incubator, infant cardiorespiratory monitors, phototherapy equipment, transcutaneous bilimeter, syringe infusion pumps, electric breast pumps
Assess, plan, evaluates, documents total nursing process
Organized, self-motivated with exceptional follow-through skills
Computer skills necessary; EMR EPIC documentation
Multi-task constantly and tolerate multiple interruptions
Clear and effective communication with patients, families, and other healthcare professionals
Compassionate customer service skills
Committed to customer service and family satisfaction
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