RN - NICU PRN
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POST DATE 5/5/2020
END DATE 7/2/2020
Northwest Texas Healthcare System
PROVISION OF SERVICES/CARE STANDARDS
Develops, implements, and evaluates an age-appropriate plan of care utilizing the nursing process, clinical skills, and patient education. Maintains professional behavior when dealing with issues or conflicts, utilizing appropriate resources, as needed. Provides an environment conducive to safety for patients, families, visitors, and employees. The RN will assess risks to patient safety and implement the appropriate precautions. The RN will comply with appropriate and approved standards, as outlined by the organization and accrediting agencies. The RN will comply with safety and injury prevention standards to minimize risk to self, co-workers, patients, and visitors. The concepts of the patient centered care delivery model will provide the foundation for all nursing care.
Provides safe, competent nursing care for patients in accordance with facility policies, standards, and philosophy. Provides professional leadership and support to the healthcare team. The concepts of Patient Centered Care will provide the foundation for all nursing care. Demonstrates Service Excellence standards at all times.
Northwest Texas Healthcare System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit:
* NRP or BLS until NSP is obtained.
* NRP within 6 months of hire and maintain certification throughout employment
* STABLE within 12 months of hire; repeat renewal class every 2 years until 10 years' experience.
* Class may be taken anytime within the year of expiration.
* 90% score on neonatal medication exam - employees will have two chances to pass with remediation material available
Physical and Sensory Requirements:
* Ability to read and write in English
* Ability to communicate with patients, families, staff, physicians, support agencies, vendors, and others.
* Ability to remain calm during stressful situations
* Ability to respond to pages
* Ability to evaluate and interpret information and make independent decisions.
* Ability to repeatedly twist, squat and stoop.
* Bending, lifting (minimum of 25 pounds), grasping, fine hand coordination, pushing, and pulling.
* Exposure to infectious organisms, agents, and toxic chemicals
* On call shift coverage as required by department.
MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, AND WORK AIDS USED:
* Paging system
* Facsimile machine
* Invasive and non-invasive monitoring devices
* IV regulatory devices
* Pyxis Medication Dispensing Units
* Others specific to area