Kettering Health Network

RN - NICU - Kettering Medical Center (Nights)

5 months ago
Requisition ID
2017-5869
Job Category
Nursing
Job Type
Full-Time
Shift
Third Shift
# of Openings
1

Overview

Department Summary

Kettering Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is a Level III, 25 bed intensive care unit focused on the care of pre-term babies at any gestation. The staff is dedicated to the care of babies with all diagnoses except those coming out of surgery or in need of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. The NICU at Kettering Medical Center prides itself on the ability to provide loving, individualized care to each patient and family. As a leader in healthcare, Kettering Medical Center has consistently been recognized as a Top 100 Hospital in the nation by Truven Health Analytics as the staff continues to provide the best care to individuals in the community.

Responsibilities & Requirements

Responsibilities

 

The Registered Nurse for the NICU is responsible for:

  • Providing nursing care to patients in all settings in collaboration with other health care providers
  • Utilizing organizational resources to act as a patient advocate for the delivery of safe care including delegation of care and participation in performance and practice improvement activities
  • The delivery of nursing care within the Kettering Health Network’s missions, vision, values, and philosophies.
  • His/Her own professional development and practice within the scope of care defined by law
  • The care and management of 1 to 3 patients per shift depending upon acuity

Qualifications

 

  • Prior NICU (Level III) experience strongly preferred
  • Current RN license in the state of Ohio
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (ACEN or CCNE), if they are a new graduate nurse
  • BLS Certification required upon hire
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred (must be completed within 5 years of hire)
  • NRP required, may be obtained upon hire (within first 3-6 months)
  • Neonatal certification preferred
  • An RN refresher course may be required for nurses who are returning to the acute care setting after five or more years

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