Job Description

Job Summary:
Registered Nurse needed for Newborn Nursery.
Responsibilities:
  • Provides patient care based on standards of care, standards of practice, protocols, and established policies and procedures.
  • Collaboratively plans and prepares patient/family for discharge incorporating support systems/resources necessary.
  • Appropriately prioritizes patient care (e.g. seeks assistance as needed from appropriate resources, reassigns personnel as necessary, recognizes need for emergency intervention, etc.)
  • Provides thorough, timely and accurate documentation of all pertinent data, therapeutic interventions and patient responses including assessment, care plan, patient goals and interventions according to established standards.
  • Proactively identifies risk to patient safety and identifies opportunities to reduce medical/health care errors (i.e. appropriate reporting of errors/incidents).
  • Safely administers medications and intravenous therapy in accordance with physician's orders, protocols, policies and procedures.
  • Assesses patient pain level upon admission and as necessary, utilizing the pain scale (e.g. numerical, FACES and functional goals.)
  • Reassesses effectiveness of pain control and notifies physicians as needed, as well as, documents assessment and patients' response to medication.
  • Readily accepts accountability for designated patient and effectively hands off patient as required.
  • Appropriately delegates and supervises nursing interventions performed by others.
Qualifications:
  • BSN preferred, MA RN License, BLS, and NRP required prior to the end of nursing orientation period..
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Minimum of 2 years and demonstrated clinical competence experience in a special care nursery, newborn nursery or NICU setting.

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