Registered Nurse, Newborn Admission Team

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Nursing



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Position Description
  • Provides age-appropriate care to newborn babies (low to moderate risk newborns).
  • Provides resuscitation as needed according to Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) guidelines.
  • Demonstrates competency in clinical practice; self-directed in goal-setting in management of complex patients and families; utilizes the nursing process and is skilled at adapting care to rapidly changing patient conditions.
  • Provides safe, competent patient care; is knowledgeable of current patient care guidelines; communicates with peers, colleagues, providers and others.
  • Independently implements the nursing process for patients and families; integrates unit- and service-wide evidence-based practice resources into clinical practice.
  • Self-sufficient, competent and safe in the operation of unit-based patient care technology; efficiently operates the organization’s computerized information systems; continuously develops personal practice competencies, skills and knowledge.
  • Delegates care where appropriate.
  • Serves as a preceptor for new employees and students.
  • Creates personal goals for lifelong learning and professional growth.
  • Conducts self-assessment of performance and identifies own learning needs
  • Identifies ethical issues in practice and takes appropriate action.
  • Refers to, consults with, and makes provision for continuity of care with other health care providers.
  • Uses evidence-based guidelines and policies to guide professional practice.
  • Participates in established quality improvement studies and/or activities for patient safety and quality measures; assists in continual readiness activities.
Position Requirements
  1. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and licensed as an RN in the State of Georgia in good standing without limitations.
  2. Minimum of two (2) years of full-time experience as a Mother Baby, Labor & Delivery or NICU RN post-orientation or post-residency training.
  3. Certified in American Heart Association’s Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS)
  4. Maintains certification in Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP)
  5. Maintains certification as a Certified Breastfeeding Counselor (CBC).
  6. Obtains STABLE certification within two (2) years of assuming role, if not certified.

Preferred Requirements:
Experience attending deliveries.

License/Certification Requirements: Yes

Work Hours: 7p-7a

Weekend Requirements: Yes

On-Call Requirements: No



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