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Registered Nurse NICU - PRN

Registered Nurse NICU - PRN

Job Description

Department Description:
St. David's MedicalCenterhas a 65 bed level III NICU, the largest level III NICU in Central Texas.In addition to conventional ventilation, we have oscillator, high frequency and nitric oxide capabilities. We care for all infants requiring intensive care including extremely premature infants and all surgical cases (except major open-heart surgery).  We use a body cooling system that induces hypothermia to reduce brain damage.  We have the only cerebral function monitoring system in the city .  We have an active developmental team including SLPs, OTs, PTs, and staff dietitians. The NICU also includes a satellite pharmacy with specialized pharmacists and techs.  Our transport team is available 24/7 for any hospital requesting a transfer to our unit.  The all RN staff are NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program) certified and many are NCC (National Certification Credentialing) certified in their area of specialty. There is a Neonatologist in house 24/7. 


Position Description:

Under the direct supervision of the Charge Nurse, and according to hospital policies and procedures, the staff nurse assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care for assigned NICU patient.

Job Requirements

Education/Experience:
Required:

Graduate from an accredited school of nursing. Minimum of two years RN experience in a level III NICU
Preferred:
BSN

License/Certification:
Required:

Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Texas.
Preferred:
Current certifications:  BLS, NRP, Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must be able to demonstrate understanding of HCA's and St. David's 'Patients First' safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures.
  • Establishes priorities and makes independent decisions of a complex nature.  Interfaces directly with administration, physicians, public, staff, and all members of the health care team.  Represents unit and administration.  Regular and predictable attendance is required.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Per Diem
Job Type Nurse, Health Care
Education 2 Year Degree
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 06676-33537
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Registered Nurse NICU - PRN


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