Hunt Memorial Hospital District

Staff RN - NICU

US-TX-Greenville
1 week ago
Job ID
5652
# Positions
1
Hours/Days
12 hours/week 7a-7p

Overview

  Responsible for patient care in all areas of the Women's Center.

Responsibilities

 

JOB SPECIFIC CRITERIA for NICU

• Cares for infants transitioning to extra uterine life.      

• Provides age and culturally appropriatecare to patient.      

• Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.      

• Provides nutritional assessment & specialized feedings.      

• Changes dressings,   inserts catheters, starts IVs.      

• Provides arterial & intravenous therapy.      

• Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients, such as incubators and   ventilators.      

• Prepares and administers and records prescribed medications.      

• Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments.      

• Monitors vital signs and initiates corrective action whenever the patient displays adverse symptomatology, communicates patient’s condition to care team.      

• Assists treating physician during examination, treatment and procedures, which can include life-saving situations.      

• Instructs and educates patient’s family.      

• Participates in discharge planning.      

• Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate   format and on the appropriate forms.      

• Performs other position-related duties as   assigned, depending on assignment setting.      Completes required orientation as directed by facility.      

• Follows facility and OSHA   safety rules and procedures while on assignment.    

• Follows facility and GHR Unusual Occurrence   Protocol.     • Respects cultural and religious practices of patients.      

• Upholds HIPAA regulations.    

• Punctual and dependent for assigned/confirmed shifts. 

Qualifications

Required Licenses/Certifications: Appropriate CPR Certification, RN

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: None

Preferred Qualification: RNC, STABLE

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