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NICU Registered Nurse

Company: Texas Nursing Services
Location: Lewisville
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary:The Registered Nurse - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit - RN NICU provides direct nursing care to patients and their families in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include:--- Assesses, plans and implements care and interventions in addressing the problems of the neonate--- Carries out physician orders--- Assists physician during examination, treatment, and procedures--- Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs--- Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care--- Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems ---- Instructs and educates patients and families--- Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team--- Provides age and culturally appropriate care--- Maintains a safe and therapeutic patient care environment for at risk infants--- Orients and mentors new staff members--- Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required -Licensure/ Certification/Registration:TX RN license or RN Compact State LicenseCurrent certification as a BLS and NRP Healthcare Provider -Education:Associates Degree in Nursing required; must enroll within 6 months of hire in a BSN program and obtain BSN within 36 monthsExperience:Minimum 2 of years of RECENT experience in a Level III NICU Acute Care Hospital Setting -Experience with 23 Weekers -(How old the premies are - 23 weekers are usually intubated and 28 weekers are "grower and feeders".)NEEDED TO COMPLETE 1 YEAR OF INTERNSHIP -Salary Range: - -Up to $15k sign-on bonus - -$3,000 Relo - -Shift Differentials: 3.15 for nights and stack on 4.30 for night weekend.Powered by JazzHR

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