RNs NICU for Military Hospital in Bethesda, MD
|Title:||RNs NICU for Military Hospital in Bethesda, MD|
|Location:||WRNMMC, Bethesda, MD|
|Work Status:||Part Time|
|Scheduled Work Hours:||Days and Nights, FLEXIBLE|
DescriptionRegistered Nurse (NICU RN)
|Title:||Registered Nurse (NICU RN)|
|Work Status:||Full Time|
|Scheduled Work Hours:||12 Hour Rotating Shifts|
Registered Nurse (RN – NICU)
Job Summary/ Description of Responsibility
The NICU RN will provide care to normal and high-risk newborn patients that are in accordance with the Standards of Nursing care and the policies and procedures of the clinic. The responsibilities will include but is not limited to administering and monitoring oxygen therapy, ventilator support, and intensive pulmonary care techniques as needed, responding appropriately to rapid changes in patient status; administer specific medications at designated times and in designated manner; receive report and count narcotics with nurse going off duty; perform documentation duties on unit and in patient record which are timely, accurate, and concise; perform complex medication and intravenous (IV) administration to include blood products and Total Parental Nutrition (TPN), IV push and continuous IV medication infusion.
- Graduated from an accredited nursing school and successfully passed NCLEX exam.
- Possess at least two years of concurrent full-time Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) experience within the last three years.
- Possess and maintain qualifications and skills of Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care nurse proficiency.
- Possess verifiable experience with neonates requiring artificial ventilatory support, complex medication management, enteral and parenteral nutrition, intravenous fluid management via peripheral (intravenous and arterial) and central lines (i.e., umbilical catheters, peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC), Broviac, etc), and continuous monitoring.
- Possess and maintain certification in Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers (BLS-HCP) through the American Heart Association, Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS); American Red Cross CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) for the Professional Rescuer; or equivalent.
- Be available to work 12 hour shift rotations.
Competitive benefits include:
- Major Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
- Life Insurance
- Short Term Disability
- Accidental Death & Disability
- Critical Illness
- Paid holidays
- PTO Time
- 24/7 on-call access