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Registered Nurse - NICU - Greenville

Job ID: 950049
Facility: Vidant Medical Center
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Aug 25, 2022

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About James and Connie Maynard Children's Hospital

The James and Connie Maynard Children’s Hospital, located on the campus of ECU Health Medical Center, is designed to care for children of all ages, from newborns to teenagers. The 198-bed Level II pediatric trauma center provides highly specialized services including neonatal and pediatric intensive care units, kids immunosuppressed specialty unit, specialty care nursery, 24/7 children’s emergency department, pediatric radiology, pediatric surgery, and more. The Children’s Hospital is a designated Children’s Miracle Network hospital, placing it among the nation’s top children’s facilities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Diploma in Nursing, Associates in Nursing or higher
  • Current NC RN license or licensure to practice in a participating Nurse Licensure Compact state Health Care Provider is required
  • Basic Life Support is required
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities required:  (i.e. supervision, computers, etc.) 

Other Information

The population consists of variety of acute neonatal patients with multiple system issues that include the following: 

  • Prematurity
  • Respiratory insufficiency, including ventilator patients
  • Complex fluid and medication management
  • Single and/or Multisystem injury complications
  • PPHN
  • Cardiac insufficiency and/or anomalies
  • CNS disorders
  • GU disorders
  • Genetic disorders
  • Hematological disorders
  • Metabolic disorders
  • Skin disorders
  • Surgical needs
  • Infectious diseases

Services also include patient education related to surgical procedures, disease processes, diagnostic procedures, trach care and home care post discharge. Work collaboratively with other disciplines such as Physical Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Lactation, Unit based Case Management and Social Work to facilitate transition to final destination.

NICU receives patients from internal as well as external sources.  Nursing staff monitor their patients; we are not monitored by monitor techs.  BLS is required upon hire; NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program) and PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support Course) are required to be obtained within one year.

Skills that will be utilized are continuous infusion medication management, pain management, wound management, wound drains, maintenance and use of arterial lines, central lines, epidurals, as well as tracheotomies, chest tubes, gastrostomy tubes, IV insertion skills, venous lab draws, arterial blood draws, titration of intravenous drips (i.e. inotropes, insulin, heparin, paralytics, and narcotics). 

 

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Deb Villani, Talent Acquisition Consultant

Email: [email protected]

Tel: (252) 341-7462

   

 

 

 

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