Registered Nurse, Well Baby Nursery Anchor

Location
Canton, GA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 28, 2020
Closes
Jul 28, 2020
Specialty
OB / GYN
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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: 7a-7:30p

Weekend Requirements: Yes

On-Call Requirements: No

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