Staff Position

Registered Nurse (RN) - NICU - Neonatal Intensive Care
Eastside Medical Center
Snellville, GA

$25-48/hour
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Description

Charge Nurse NICU Nights


We are cultivating a unit of changemakers! We are reshaping Piedmont Eastside's NICU with passion, optimism, and learning. If you would like an opportunity to positively impact the tiniest patients and their families, our unit just may be for you! Our level 3 NICU hosts 18 beds with low nurse to patient ratios. We offer flexible scheduling, a nurse residency program for new graduates, and an atmosphere which fosters teamwork and collaboration. Additionally, our unit offers career growth and development, as well as, a diverse work environment. RESPONSIBLE FOR: Coordinates the delivery of quality nursing care for patients from birth through the lifecycle, as well as operational issues during his/her shift. Provides clinical care as needed when census demands. Communicates patient care, departmental issues, and staff concerns to the appropriate leader(s). Serves as resource for guidance and assistance to the staff. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Coordinates delivery of quality nursing care to include facilitating patient flow in coordination with Bed Control, Patient Access, or Administrative Supervisor to include triage, admissions, discharges, and transfers. 2. Monitors patient care delivery, to include appropriate implementation of protocol, administration of medications, and treatment modalities. 3. Communicates patient flow/patient care issues to appropriate physician and/or clinical manager. 4. Coordinates issues of diversion, as appropriate. 5. Coordinates equitable distribution of staff assignments based on skill mix, staffing levels, patient diagnosis, volume, and acuity. Adjusts assignments as needed during the shift. 6. Fairly and equitably administers departmental and hospital policies. 7. Assists the clinical manager, as necessary, to ensure appropriate staffing levels and most efficient use of staffing plan. 8. Monitors census and appropriately anticipates the need to assume clinical role as needed. 9. Maintains a high level of clinical competency in administering nursing care to include accurate determination of patient's acuity and Implements appropriate medical response to include use of protocols/policies/pathways. 10. Promptly reports issues that cannot be resolved during the shift to clinical manager, with suggestions for resolution. 11. Ensures that system issues involving other departments, that can cause decreased quality of care or productivity, are reported to the clinical manager. 12. Promotes customer satisfaction by responding to service issues in a timely and effective manner. 13. Serves as a resource and a role model for the nursing and ancillary staff on the assigned unit. IND123 #GD MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: Graduate of a nursing program. MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: One year of nursing experience in a hospital setting required. MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW: Current License in the State of Georgia as a Registered Nurse or NLC/eNLC Multistate License. BLS certification required. ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Two or more years of nursing experience in a hospital setting preferred. Bachelor's degree preferred. Advanced certification in field of specialty, if applicable. Demonstrated clinical competency.

Pay

Average Georgia Staff Position Pay

$35.39/hour

The average salary for a NICU - Neonatal Intensive Care is 32% lower than the US average of $47.

Estimate based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.