Travel Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse - (NICU RN)
- Sep 01, 2017
- Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
12950909 Job Description & Requirements
Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse - (NICU RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $31.00 - 34.00
The Registered Professional Nurse is responsible for identifying the patients's alterations in health, assessing the patient's human response to actual and potential health problems, implementing nursing interventions based on theoritical concepts from nursing and other arts and sciences to achieve outcomes for the patient that facilitate resolution of alterations in health and actual and potential health problems, determining the effectiveness of nursing by evaluating anticipated patient outcomes as needed to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Whenever possible, the patient, the family or those significant to the patient are an integral part of the assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation efforts of the Registered Nurse. The RN is responsible to supervise/direct care provided by Licensed Practical Nurses and Unlicensed Assistive Personnel. The RN is responsible to assign/delegate care to other qualifies members of the healthcare team. The RN coordinates care between other professional disciplines as needed.
The role of the neonatal intensive care nurse (NICU nurse) is to provide direct and specialized care for newborns needing close monitoring due to premature birth, birth defects, infection, or other medical conditions requiring surgery or therapy. Working in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with doctors and other healthcare professionals, the NICU RNs assist in developing and implementing a plan of care for high-risk newborns requiring high-technology care, including ventilators, incubators, or other special equipment or surgery.
About the Facility
Consistently recognized as one of America's best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, this not-for-profit, Florida-based medical facility specializes in tertiary care for critically ill patients. Thanks to its status as the primary teaching hospital for a major university's college of medicine, as well as its close affiliation with that college's health science center, nurses at this facility are empowered to work on the cutting edge of medical technology.
Known as "Tree City, USA" this Northern Florida university town is situated halfway between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Here you'll find sweetly scented dogwood trees, bountiful evergreens and tropical palms. Enjoy the thriving music scene and the many recreational attractions of this sunny city, including lazy rivers, lakes, natural springs and leafy parks.
Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:
- Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
- Medical plans with dental and vision
- Complimentary, high-quality private housing
- 401(k) and flex spending options
- Life insurance
- Accident and short-term disability coverage
- Free continuing education (CE) courses
- Travel allowances
- Guaranteed pay program
- Tuition discount program
- Referral bonuses
About the Company
Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation's top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.
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