Registered Nurse - NICU- Full Time -Nights/Rotating
MercyOne

Dubuque, Iowa

Posted in Medical and Nursing


Job Info


Employment Type:
Full time
Shift:
Night Shift

Description:
Providing care for newborns admitted to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, including assessments, monitoring and administration of medication(s). Will be cross trained to care for postpartum moms and newborns, as well as care for patients in the Pediatric department.
Assigned to work every third weekend and holiday, this position is a rotating nights position that primarily will work 1800-0630. Will work closely with physicians, respiratory therapists and laboratory personnel to fulfill patient's plan of care. Must be willing to become certified in NRP in the first six months and PALS in the first year, in addition to Mandatory Reporter and BLS.
The Mercy registered nurse must hold an active license to practice nursing in the state of Iowa. A baccalaureate degree in nursing and certification by a nationally recognized nursing organization is preferred and strongly encouraged. An applicant must have a minimum of an associate's degree in nursing. The registered nurse continuously seeks opportunities to enhance his or her own professional nursing practice. Membership in an appropriate professional nursing organization is recommended.

Mercy Medical Center promotes excellence in nursing practice and a thriving professional practice environment, as evidenced by our designation as a Magnet Hospital. Consistent with the American Nurses Association's Nursing Social Policy Statement (2010), we support the definition of professional nursing and the essential features of contemporary nursing practice including:

  • Provision of a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing
  • Attention to the range of human experiences and responses to health, disease, and illness within the physical and social environments
  • Integration of objective data with knowledge gained from an appreciation of the patient's or group's subjective experience
  • Application of scientific knowledge to the processes of diagnosis and treatment through the use of judgment and critical thinking
  • Advancement of professional nursing knowledge through scholarly inquiry
  • Influence of social and public policy to promote social justice

Providing care for newborns admitted to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, including assessments, monitoring and administration of medication(s). Assigned to work every third weekend and holiday, this position is a rotating nights position that primarily will work 1800-0630. Will work closely with physicians, respiratory therapists and laboratory personnel to fulfill patient's plan of care. Must be willing to become certified in NRP and PALS.

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Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.



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