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Registered Nurse:Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: FT Nites or D/N rotate

Seattle Children's Type Full time Posted 7/10/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/18/2014
WA - Washington (All) - Seattle Referral - n/a -    
 
Number of Openings:1
Requisition Number:14-7268
Job Title:Registered Nurse:Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: FT Nites or D/N rotate
Department:11020-Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
City:Seattle
State:Washington
Location:Hospital Main Campus
Secondary Location:
Union:WSNA
Work Status:Regular
Shift:Night Shift
FTE/Hours per pay period:0.9 FTE (72 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Hours Per Shift:12
Call Hours:varies
Work Days:Varies
Salary:In Accordance with Collective Bargaining Agreement
Job Description:

Seattle Children's has the only level IV NICU in the 5 state region and provides quaternary care to neonates up to 44 weeks gestational age. It is unique from a traditional NICU as many of the patients have congenital diagnoses requiring specialized pre-operative and post-operative surgical care. Critically ill neonates with complex medical issues are also cared for in this unit. The all RN staff works closely with respiratory therapists, nutritionists, social workers, pharmacists and physicians to provide specialized care including nitric oxide, ECMO/ECLS (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation/Extracorporeal Life Support) and infant ground transport.

One of the goals of the NICU is to provide afamily centered care environmentwhere parents are partners in care with our multidisciplinary team. The beautiful physical environment of mostly single rooms is comfortable and calming for the patients/families and maximizes developmental support for the infants.As an integral member of the Health Care Team, the RN functions within the Scope of Practice as defined by the State, the ANA Scope and Standards for Pediatric Nursing Practice, and adheres to Seattle Children’s policies/procedures and guidelines of care.   The RN is responsible for assessing,  planning, implementing and evaluating patient care in a collaborative method with the patient and patient’s family, significant others, and members of the health care team.   Assists in meeting Seattle Children’s strategic goals by incorporating the initiatives to support the strategic plans into the daily work, i.e. Continuous Performance Improvement (CPI), ART, etc. 

We are proud to be aMagnet hospitaland consistently rate in thetop 10 pediatric hospitalsnation-wide.We offer agenerous relocation bonusto qualified candidates interested in making the Seattle area their home.  It's a beautiful location with great schools and offers a wide variety of activities to enjoy. Contact Jill Cartwright RN for more information at 206 987 3505 

Requirements:Required: 
  • Two (2) years of current RN experience working in a level III/IV NICU setting is required.
  • CurrentWashington StateRN License or ability to obtain a license.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Nurses may be asked to work overtime occasionally
 Preferred:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.
  • CCRN or RNC- neonatal specialty certification