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Registered Nurse - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) - Greenville

Job ID: 950049
Facility: Vidant Medical Center
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Jul 18, 2022

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About James and Connie Maynard Children's Hospital

At the James and Connie Maynard Children’s Hospital, located at ECU Health Medical Center in Greenville, we are committed to caring for the kids of eastern North Carolina. As the region’s only Children’s Hospital, this hospital within a hospital has a total 197 beds and bassinets, including a Level IV NICU, quaternary PICU with ECMO capabilities, a dedicated Pediatric Emergency Department, and a specialized critical-care transport team.  Using the latest technologies and highly trained personnel, our child-centered clinical care is unrivaled.  The facilities and pediatric services are strategically designed to meet the unique needs of children — involving families from start to finish.  Our team at Maynard Children’s Hospital is committed to transforming the future of eastern North Carolina, one child at a time.

Neonatal ICU

A 50-bed, level IV, intensive/intermediate care Beacon Gold and Silver unit designed to provide services for unstable/stable premature/term infants requiring specialized medical care from birth until discharge.

 

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 Vidant 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:

Deborah Villani
Talent Acquisition Consultant
Cell Phone: 252.341.7462
Email:
[email protected]

 

 

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