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Registered Nurse - NICU - Days - Cedar Park, TX - NICU - Neonatal Intensive Care

Company: Cedar Park Regional Medical Center
Location: Cedar Park
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - NICU - Days - Cedar Park, TXJob Description

As a Registered Nurse (RN) at Cedar Park Regional Medical Center, you'll play a vital role in doing what you do best - providing quality care to our patients. Our nurses enjoy a robust benefits package including health insurance, flexible scheduling, 100% licensure/certification reimbursement, Tuition Reimbursement, and up to $20K for student loan payments.Located minutes from downtown Austin, Cedar Park Regional Medical Center is a level IV Designated Trauma Center with more than 600 healthcare professionals working together to provide inpatient, outpatient, surgical and emergency care for Cedar Park and the greater Austin region.--Position Overview--Our labor and delivery staff have specialized experience in childbirth support and newborn care. The Women's Services unit is composed of 6 labor rooms, 2 ante partum rooms, 18 postpartum rooms, 3 triage beds and 8 NICU bassinets. We also have a certified lactation consultant on-staff to assist when needed.--We are currently seeking an experienced--NICU Registered Nurse (RN) to join our team! This is a full time--day shift position.--Responsibilities--

  • Based on nursing assessment, collaborates to create, modify and re-prioritize patient plan of care as necessary
  • Recognizes and reports changes in the patient's clinical condition.-- Identifies actual and potential health problems and their implications based on observed data/signs
  • Recognizes implications of abnormal diagnostic tests and follows through (lab, NST, OCT, US, x-rays/scans, vital signs)
  • Proficient at Gestational/Age Maturity Rating Scale, Neonatal Abstinence Scoring, breast/bottle feeding, Glucose Protocol, bathing and daily care, oxygen setup, discharge teaching/planning, circumcision care/teaching and PKU
  • Promptly identifies and interprets subtle and early indicators of crisis situation and intervenes (e.g. recognizes patient changes when precipitous delivery is imminent and prepares for deliver)
  • Proficient with equipment specific to nursery, radiant warmers, incubators, Bili lights, bili blankets, Spacelabs and Dinemapp vital signs machines, scales and pulse oximeters
  • Demonstrates competency to manage all areas of emergency nursing involving different body systems within age specific criteria
  • Responds to additional unit needs during crisis and coordinates neonatal transport
  • Documents findings and communicates all pertinent information to interdisciplinary team members as appropriate
  • Provides education to patients/families/significant others, incorporating age-specific criteria and assessment of readiness to learn
  • Performs Point of Care procedures in a timely manner according to established policy and procedure.-- Documents required information and complies with all Point of Care quality control standards
  • Delegates appropriately to non-licensed staff in accordance with job descriptions, license requirements, and standards of practice
  • Participates in developing other staff and affiliating students
  • Demonstrates willingness to Cross-train and/or assist other areas of the hospital accepting assignments within competency level, as needed
  • Other duties as assigned--Qualifications--
    • Minimum of an Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) from an accredited RN program. Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred
    • Current license as a Registered Nurse in Texas, or licensure from a state within the Nursing Compact
    • Current American Heart Association (AHA) approved Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required upon hire. Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification required within 90 days of hire
    • Minimum 2 years of NICU experience required--What we offer--
      • Competitive Pay + Shift Differentials
      • Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
      • Matching 401(k)
      • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
      • Extended Illness Bank (EIB)
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • RN Loan Repayment Program
      • Clinical Ladder Program
      • Employee Referral Bonus Program
      • Opportunities for career advancement
      • Rewards and recognition programs
      • Additional perks and discounts--INDTEX--

Keywords: Cedar Park Regional Medical Center, Cedar Park , Registered Nurse - NICU - Days - Cedar Park, TX - NICU - Neonatal Intensive Care, Healthcare , Cedar Park, Texas

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