Job: RN - NICU - PRN

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Job Description

Northwest Medical Center is a 300-bed hospital offering a full range of healthcare services including emergency services, accredited chest pain and heart failure programs, neurology and neurosurgery, outpatient imaging, a nationally accredited surgical weight loss program, total joint program, spine program and stroke center (recognized with Gold Seal designations by The Joint Commission), robotic surgery, GI lab, a free-standing women’s center, inpatient rehabilitation facility, wound care center, four urgent care facilities, and three ambulatory surgery centers. NMC also has several affiliated physician practices including Northwest Allied Physicians offering primary care and a wide range of specialists, Desert Cardiology of Tucson, Heart Center of Southern Arizona and Northwest Heart & Vascular. NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor - priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

The RN in the NICUat Northwest Medical Center, Women's Center evaluates assigned patients andplans, implements and documents nursing care.

The RN assistsphysicians during examinations and procedures, performs various patient testsand administers medications within the scope of practice of the registerednurse. The RN promotes patients' independence by establishing patient caregoals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications,and care needs. The NICU RN relies on experience and judgment to plan andaccomplish goals and performs a variety of tasks. Collaborates with otherdisciplines to provide optimal care. Either directly or indirectly reporting toa nursing supervisor, plans, directs, participates in and evaluates patientcare.



Qualifications

Qualifications:
Education:               

ADN or Diploma inNursing Program,  BSN preferred

Experience:               

Clinical experiencein area of expertise preferred.

Licenses/Certifications:       
Required:

Current Arizona RNlicense or compact state license

BLS certificationcard (CPR)- American Heart Association

NRP for Women'sCenter

(All new graduatenurses or nurses new to specialty area have 180 days in which to obtain ACLS,PALS or NRP, as required by unit)."

 

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