Registered Nurse, Well Baby Nursery Anchor

Cumming Georgia
Jan 30, 2021
Feb 25, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Position Description
The Anchor Nurse coordinates daily activities and distribution of work in assigned nursery.  This position serves as a resource to Family Center Care nurse regarding the care of the infant. 
  • Provides primary care provider to border babies.
  • Responsible for observation of babies while in nursery.
  • Assists primary RN/Physicians in special procedures as needed (blood cultures, diagnostic workups, LP’s, etc.).
  • Serves as resource to primary RN/Physicians.
  • Collaborates with Charge Nurse throughout each shift.
  • Collaborates with primary FCC Team regarding work assignments (normal routine care is the responsibility of primary FCC Team).
  • Assists with admission and discharge process as needed.
  • Assures circumcision pre-op checklist is completed accurately.
  • Assists primary FCC Team with circumcisions.
  • Oversees circumcision babies immediately post-procedure.
  • Assures appropriate equipment and adequate supplies in nursery area.
  • Assures nursery area is compliant with Infection Control policies.
  • Verifies competency of unit staff – annually and ongoing.
  • Assists with orientation of new staff.
  • Participants in staff meetings and other hospital committees as needed.
  • Provides constructive feedback regarding competency of unit staff – annually and ongoing.
  • Demonstrates service excellence behaviors routinely in encounters with all customers, i.e., coworkers, patients, visitors, physicians, ancillary staff, etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and licensed as a RN in the State of Georgia in good standing without limitations.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ full-time experience as a RN post-orientation or post-residency training in Level I, II or III nursery; newborn; NICU and/or Mother/Baby units.
  •  Certified in Neonatal Resuscitation
  • Newborn admission assessment experience
  • Proof of annual continuing education credits and/or hours in newborn care; minimum of 16 hours/credits within the past 2 years.
  • Certified in American Heart Association’s Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS)

License/Certification Requirements: Yes

Work Hours: 7p-7a

Weekend Requirements: Yes

On-Call Requirements: Yes

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