HCA, Hospital Corporation of America NICU Nurse - Full Time in Las Vegas, Nevada
Utilizing advanced digital technology and an accomplished medical staff,Southern Hills Hospitalprovides the communities of southwest Las Vegas with emergency and pediatric emergency services, behavioral health inpatient and outpatient programs for ages 55 and older, an accredited Chest Pain Center, a Certified Primary Stroke Center, OB-GYN and diagnostic imaging and surgical services. Southern Hills Hospital’s advanced care and superior service make for better outcomes and an exceptional patient experience.
The NICU RN provides direct nursing care to neonates and their families in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include: * Assesses, plans and implements care and interventions in addressing the problems of the neonate. * Carries out physician orders. * Assists physician during examination, treatment, and procedures. * Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs. * Provides nutritional assessment and care to the infant. * Promotes family centered nursing care for neonates. * Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care. * Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. * Instructs and educates patients and families. * Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team. * Provides age and culturally appropriate care. * Maintains a safe and therapeutic patient care environment for at risk infants. * Orients and mentors new staff members. * Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Current NV RN license
Appropriate to patient population and level of care.
Previous NICU experience preferred
Neonatal Resuscitation Program
Job: *Nursing - Professional
Title: NICU Nurse - Full Time
Location: Nevada-Las Vegas-Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center
Requisition ID: 08967-4155