HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN), Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in Richmond, Virginia
We are seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) to join the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Johnston-Willis Hospital. *
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AtJohnston-Willis Hospital, we have been delivering top quality healthcare to Greater Richmond and the Tri-Cities area for more than 100 years, which means our patients can depend on our experience to provide the exceptional care they need. Our 292-bed hospital offers a full range of healthcare services, with specialties in addition to inpatient rehabilitation such as cancer care – through the Thomas Johns Cancer Hospital, our ER which is a state-authorized level III trauma center, and neuroscience, including our first-in-Richmond Gamma Knife Center.
For high-risk pregnancies and childbirths at Johnston-Willis Hospital, we maintain a20-bed Level IIINeonatal Intensive Care Unit(NICU),multiple maternal-fetal medicine specialists, and 24/7 Neonatologist coverage.
In addition to the NICU, ourMaternal Infant Unit includes a 24-bed Labor Delivery Recovery Postpartum (LDRP),with spacious rooms our patients remain in for the duration of their stay. We also have3 overflow Postpartum rooms, a Nursery, and 2 Obstetrics (OB) Operating Rooms (OR).
Johnston-Willis Hospital supports a positive work environment as evidenced by utilizingAWHONNstaffing guidelines. We support and encourage professional growth and development of our team members throughcontinuing education(Fetal Monitoring Class, OB Safety Drills, etc.), and ourclinical ladderprogram. For the community we offeroutreacheducation programs and classes such as Preparation for Labor, Labor Basics, Baby Basics, Breast-Feeding Classes and Support Group, Postpartum Support Group, Sibling Class, and Class for Multiples.
The Registered Nurse in the NICUwill perform care under the direction of the unit Nursing Leadership Team and the Director.
Demonstrates knowledge of pathophysiology for common neonatal disorders.
Performs clinical nursing duties for neonates and infants according to policy and procedures. Maintains patient individualized standards of care.
Performs neonatal assessment and provides appropriate interventions.
Recognizes and responds promptly and appropriately to acute changes in neonate/infant’s condition. Responds appropriately to emergency situations in NICU and other hospital departments.
Recognizes developmental stages of neonates and infants and provides appropriate support to maximize infant’s developmental outcome.
Provides support and teaching to the family unit.
Communicates effectively with all members of the health care team utilizing verbal and written skills.
Demonstrates effective leadership abilities in clinical situations.
Administers medication following policy and procedure demonstrating the 5 rights and knowledge of pharmacokinetics.
Diploma or Associates Degree from a professional nursing program (required)
BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program at an accredited school of Nursing (preferred) LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS:
Licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Virginia as a Registered Nurse (required)
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)
ACLS, PALS, and NRP certification (preferred) EXPERIENCE :
At least 1 year of experience in NICU (required)
2 years of NICU experience (preferred)
Job: *Nursing - Professional
Title: Registered Nurse (RN), Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Location: Virginia-Richmond-Johnston-Willis Hospital
Requisition ID: 00035-41727