RN NICU $2207/ weekly

Omaha, Nebraska

Category: Nursing

Travel

Job ID: 794169

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $1253 / Week

Posted Date: 6/10/2024

Omaha, Nebraska

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Nursing

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Travel

Est. Pay: $1253 / Week

Job ID: 794169

Posted Date: 6/10/2024

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The Registered Nurse – NICU cares for newborn babies who aredelivered pre-term or at-term newborns who experience complications at the timeof birth. The Registered Nurse – NICU provides intensive around-the-clock care,including both medical needs and basic daily care activities. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement andevaluate patient care of the neonatal patient and coordinates with healthcareteam members
  • Cares for infants transitioning to extrauterine life
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care to patient
  • Provides nutritional assessment & specialized feedings
  • Changes dressings, inserts catheters, starts IVs
  • Provides arterial & intravenous therapy
  • Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients,such as incubators and ventilators
  • Assists NICU Physician during examination, treatment and procedures,which can include lifesaving measures
  • Participates in discharge planning
  • Assesses signs and symptoms indicating changes in patient’scondition, documents changes and informs physician/charge nurse
  • Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information fromhealth care members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses
  • Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient carerequirements
  • Performs interventions according to identified priorities,and the hospital policies and patient care outcome standard
  • Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patient/familyenvironment
  • Initiates and evaluates family education
  • Documents and revises the plan of care according toevaluation, changes in medical plan of care, and effective/ineffective nursinginterventions
  • Participates in activities to facilitate good interpersonalcommunications with facility • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current Registered Nurse license for the state in which thenurse practices
  • One year NICU experience required
  • NRP card per contract requirement
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency programwhen applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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