RN, Well Baby Nursery

Atlanta, Georgia
Competitive
May 19, 2022
May 29, 2022
106498833
OB / GYN
Permanent
Full Time
Position Description

The Anchor Nurse coordinates daily activities and distribution of work in the 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 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

1. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and licensed as an RN in the State of Georgia in good standing without limitations.
2. Minimum of 2 years’ full-time experience as an RN post-orientation or post-residency training in Level I, II, or III nursery; newborn; NICU and/or Mother/Baby units.
3. Certified in Neonatal Resuscitation
4. Newborn admission assessment experience
5. Proof of annual continuing education credits and/or hours in newborn care; minimum of 16 hours/credits within the past 2 years.
6. Certified in American Heart Association’s Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS).
7. Please refer to the specific clinical unit for additional education, competencies and/or certifications required as a condition of employment.



License/Certification Requirements: Yes

Work Hours: 7a-7p

Weekend Requirements: Yes

On-Call Requirements: No