The NICU Nurse will be responsible for the following duties: admission/discharge/transfers of infants, starting peripheral IV's and drawing blood, assist the physician/NNP with line placement, intubation, surfactant administration and chest tube placement. The NICU Nurse will also care for patient on C-Pap/Ventilator, perform I-Stats, administer TPN/Lipids and starts/monitors blood transfusions. She is knowledgeable of the physiology/treatment of varies conditions/disease processes related to the preemie babies.
The NICU Nurse is also responsible for educating the parents in preparation for discharge, care of the infant requiring head cooling, care of a dying neonate, and infants going thru withdrawal. The NICU Nurse nurse will round on the neonates Q1-2 hours and will utilize ""Aidet"" when discussing care/education with the parents. The NICU Nurse will provide the on-coming shift with hand off communication at the bedside.
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The NICU Nurse assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and documents nursing care of patients in accordance with organizational policies and in accordance with standards of professional nursing practice utilizing the framework for professional nursing practice and development. This position is accountable for the quality of nursing services delivered by self or others who are under their direction. This position utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skills necessary to assess data and plan, provide and evaluate care appropriate to the physical and developmental age of assigned patients.
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The NICU Nurse provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
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The NICU Nurse creates, develops and implements specialized clinical practice in the specific area of neonatology. This role serves as a clinical resource for the unit and acts as a liaison throughout the facility and in the community regarding services provided for this unique patient population.
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The role of the neonatal intensive care nurse (NICU Nurse) is to provide direct and specialized care for newborns needing close monitoring due to premature birth, birth defects, infection, or other medical conditions requiring surgery or therapy. Working in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with doctors and other healthcare professionals, the NICU Nurses assist in developing and implementing a plan of care for high-risk newborns requiring high-technology care, including ventilators, incubators, or other special equipment or surgery.
NICU Nurses perform life-sustaining care. Their duties include administering medications, monitoring vital signs and providing vital nutrients to newborns. Because most premature and sick newborns’ lungs are not fully developed, NICU Nurses must ensure that infants are breathing and maturing properly. These specialized nurses work with upper-level nurses and physicians and assist in treatment plans and examinations. They keep, maintain and update records of the patient’s care. In addition to medical care, NICU Nurses communicate with and educate parents on day-to-day operations as well as home-care procedures.
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We are looking for a NICU Nurse. If you are ready to transition into NICU and don't have experience, we offer an internship to prepare you.
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We are currently hiring a NICU Nurse.
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We are searching for an experienced NICU Nurse to join our family centered care team.
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