The NICU Registered Nurse, as the professional practitioner employed by Maxim Healthcare Services Inc., assumes responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care in the Neonatal intensive Care Unit. The nurse demonstrates the ability to make clinical judgments in an effective and efficient manner. The nurse will also demonstrate critical thinking and performance ability in the coordination of patient care in the NICU. Consistently performs according to nursing standards and is accountable in managing patient care and assisting others in the management of patient care.
We are currently looking for a Neonatal ICU nurse for a 4-6 week contract in the Pittsburgh area. Schedule includes full time rotating shifts and weekends. We are looking for candidates with NICU (level III), OB, and Pediatric experience. 1 year experience required.
If you are interested in learning more about the position we have available, please provide an updated copy of your resume and application. Someone will be touch to discuss the details of the opening.
Responsibilities include: Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care of the neonatal patient. Performs focused interview to identify specific patients needs. Assesses signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in patient's condition. Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information from health care members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses. Documents patient's plan of care using identified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursing interventions. Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient care requirements. Performs interventions according to identified priorities, and the hospital policies and patient care outcome standard. Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patient environment. Initiates and evaluates family education. Revises the plan of care according to evaluation, changes in medical plan of care, and effective/ineffective nursing interventions. Documents patient's response to nursing and other interventions. Uses clinical judgment in evaluation activities to meet patient care needs of an assigned unit/floor including establishing priorities. Monitors safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment. Participates in activities to facilitate good interpersonal communications with chosen facility. Supports professional practice by observing the following: Uses knowledge and practices in accordance with 1) the Nurse Practice Act; 2) Standards of Nursing Practice; 3) Standards of Patient Care; 4) Joint Commission, state and local laws; 5) Patient's Bill of Rights; and 6) Maxim Healthcare, nursing and client hospital policies. Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications include: Current Registered Nurse license for the state in which the nurse practices. Full command, verbal and written, of the English language. Current Health Certificate (if applicable). Current PPD or Chest X-Ray. One year NICU experience preferred. Current BLS NRP card per contract. Successful completion of screening tests for the clinical specialty area(s) in which the RN practices, with a score of 80% or greater. Maxim background screening.
Maxim employees are our greatest asset. We offer the following benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance 401k Program Competitive Pay Flexible Scheduling Direct Deposit Positive Work Environment and Internal Bonuses Travel Benefits (as applicable) 24 hour on- call service
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