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Registered Nurse - NICU Location: Seattle, WA

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2020-05-02 17:29:25
Job Type: Full Time only

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The Registered Nurse is responsible for working in a team environment using a multidisciplinary approach, with a team of care providers, providing nursing care adapted to individual patient needs based on the nursing process, which includes assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. With passion, skill, creativity, respect, and a positive approach, the RN assumes accountability to peers, and functions as a strong team player in caring for patients.

In this position you will:

  • Check for proper function of NICU monitoring system, pumps, and other equipment
  • Assist as necessary with procedures (central line placement, chest tube insertion, x-rays, ultrasounds, intubations and extubations)
  • Assess ability of mother to care of infant and self once discharged and communicates family needs to appropriate care providers
  • Apply knowledge of breastfeeding
  • Assure safe transport of all patients
  • Maintain family centered care philosophy of respect, information sharing, and collaboration during transport process

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing degree/diploma upon hire
    • All Registered Nurses (RN) without a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) must obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or higher within 6 years of hire
    • A RN with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN
  • Active Washington state Registered Nurse (RN) license
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) from any authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA), American Red Cross (ARC) or Military Training Network (MTN)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) upon hire from American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)/American Heart Association (AHA)
  • Twelve (12) months acute care experience working with the patient population similar to department of hire or completion of the specialty residency located at that facility

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Nursing degree (BSN)
  • National certification in area of specialty


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