RN Women and Infants NICU
Posted on: November 19, 2021
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Our NICU is a 50-bed level 3 nursery that specializes in the care
of preterm and critically ill newborns. We are a regional referral
center for extremely premature infants born as early as 23 weeks'
gestation and provide care for babies with a variety of medical
conditions. Nurses are a critical component of our
multidisciplinary team, which also includes parents, providers,
developmental therapists, respiratory therapists, and others. Our
focus on family-centered care and quality patient outcomes helps
promote the best care for our patients and ensures our families
feel supported throughout their stay.
Provides direct patient care, at a proficient level, using the
nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards
of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the
Work Schedule: PRN Nights
Provides complex care in various stages of the obstetric and
neonatal progression of care which may include antepartum,
intrapartum, postpartum, well newborn, Special Care Nursery or
Neonatal Intensive Care.
Plans, implements, and evaluates patient care plans based on
patient assessment to optimize outcomes and maximize available
resources. Provides operative and postoperative care for the
Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as
appropriate. Collaborates as needed across disciplines to
coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge,
referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.
Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides
patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition,
and circumstances. Effectively delegates patient care to ancillary
personnel. May precept student nurses and new hires.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive
judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be
able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate
* Registered Nurse
* Basic Life Support
* Neonatal Resuscitation Program
- Other information:
Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited
Registered/Professional Nursing program if less than 3 years'
experience. Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Registered
Nurse (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider and any
relevant life support certification as determined at position
Minimum Experience: 6 months of Women and Infants nursing (RN)
experience (NICU) or completion of the UCHealth Fellowship
- BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red
Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before
start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of
hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either
the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for
the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional
Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be
through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
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The pay range for this position is: $31.50 - $48.83 / hour. Pay is
dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon
organizational and individual performance.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive
total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this
package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement
plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance
with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing
education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits
such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees
and their family members have full access to our Employee
Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits
and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In
addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending
upon their need.
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undue hardship on the organization. Associated topics: ambulatory,
asn, cardiothoracic, care, hospice, maternal, psychiatric,
recovery, registered nurse, tcu
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