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RN NICU Full Time Nights

Employer
Desert Regional Medical Center
Location
Reading Station, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Dec 7, 2023

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Discipline
Registered Nurse (RN)
Specialty
Neonatal ICU (NICU)
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Work Setting
Private Practice
Up to $25,000 Sign On Bonus available based on experience

Desert Regional Medical Center is a 385-bed acute-care hospital classified as a stroke receiving center and level 2 trauma facility with an innovative, patient centered and evidence-based Rehabilitation Services Department. ?Our compassionate team provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services, including acute care rehabilitation, joint replacement & spinal surgery, neurosurgery, ICU, Telemetry, step-down care, skilled nursing, as well as outpatient therapy, hand and lymphedema clinics.

GENERAL DUTIES:

The Clinical Nurse assumes principal responsibility for the total nursing care, assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation of each assigned patient. The staff nurse initiates teaching and educates the patient and family/or significant other to attain optimal health. Access to all Patient Health Information for treatment purposes only.

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC DUTIES:
  • Perform according to policy patient assessments, vital signs, obtain laboratory specimens, administer medications, feed infants orally or via gavage tubes the ordered formula or breast milk.
  • Insert and manage peripheral IV catheters and the ordered fluid infusions, manage arterial and central lines and the ordered fluids.
  • Enter classifications and assign patients in Optilink
  • Perform point of care testing as ordered or per protocol.
  • Attend deliveries and C/S as requested. Assume resource responsibility as assigned; participate in transport team as assigned.
  • Teach parents newborn care and how to administer medications.
  • Develop and implement and document to the plan of care.
  • Assist mothers with breastfeeding and maintain according to policy the storage of breast milk.
  • Manage patient on various ventilatory modes to include nasal cannulas, nasal CPAP, ventilators, high frequency ventilators

Document patient interventions and results.

Qualifications

**1 year recent level 3 NICU experience required**

Required:
  • Current CA Registered Nurse License
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) certification within 90 days of hire
  • Current American Heart Association BLS certification (maintain current at all times)
  • Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing (G70AD)
  • Associates degree in Nursing (G70AK)
  • Minimum one year prior NICU experience
  • Effective verbal and written skills to communicate with people on all levels and able to maintain positive working relationships with parents, families, and co-workers
  • Possess active listening skills
  • Compassionate and non judgmental care giver and advocate
  • Able to independently manage multiple priorities


Pay Range: $51.66 - $79.40

Individual wages are determined based upon a number of factors including, but not limited to, an individual's qualifications and experience

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