(SR) Clinical Nurse - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Location
Silver Spring, Maryland
Posted
Jun 05, 2017
Closes
Jan 26, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Position Purpose:We are acquiring talented, compassionate and experienced Neonatal Intensive Care RN's for future openings.  To make the best job fit, please indicate your shift preference

This 46-bed unit provides care for babies who are born early or have medical complications that require constant observation or care.  This Level 111B NICU features state of the art technology provided by a team of neonatologists, neonatal nurse practitioners, registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, social workers, case managers and lactation consultants.    Job Description Details:

General Summary:

Using the Quality Caring Model, demonstrates acceptable performance and applies the nursing process to plan and manage the care of routine patients, including patient and family education and continuum of care planning.  Effectively communicates fundamental patient/family information to health care team.  Identifies and communicates variances from patient goals.

This job description, performance appraisal and competency assessment applies to all Registered Nurses who have successfully met performance expectations for Registered Nurse.  The employee supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.

Minimum licensure/certification required (if applicable):

Current licensure by the Maryland State Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse.

BLS certified.

Additional Life Support training as applicable to unit requirements.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

Demonstration of acceptable performance in administering medications according to Holy Cross Hospital's standards within the probationary period.

Basic computer skills to include data entry and retrieval.

Reads, writes, speaks and comprehends English language.

Must have visual and auditory acuity.

Must have the ability to coordinate eyes and hands quickly and accurately.

Working Conditions:

May be required to lift up to 50 pounds as determined by the nature of the nursing unit. 

Must be able to push, pull and lift patients. 

Must be able to push, pull, lift and move patient care equipment, i.e., beds/stretchers. 

Must be able to bend body downward at the waist and be able to kneel. 

Must be able to utilize a computer for periods of time throughout the shift, dependant upon the specific position.

Reporting Relationship:

Directly supervised by and accountable to the Director, Nurse Manager or Assistant Nurse Manager for work direction. 

Assumes accountability and responsibility for the work direction of other Registered Nurses, Graduate Nurses, LPNs, Nursing Assistants, Health Unit Coordinators, and others as assigned.

Revision Date:  July 1, 2008

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