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RN NICU Children's Hospital

Location: 9981 S. HealthPark Drive, Fort Myers, FL
Department: Lee Health
Categories: Nursing
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 7:00 PM-7:30 AM
Schedule: Nights

Description:

Golisano Children's Hospital is seeking an experienced Registered Nurse for the NICU. Come be a part of our team caring for fragile little ones. The ideal candidate will have previous Level III NICU experience and demonstrate exceptional care and kindness for our patients and their families. This full time position is for 3rd shift, 7pm to 7am and comes with an extra $6 an hour shift differential.

IF YOU ARE A NEW GRAD RN PLEASE DO NOT APPLY TO THIS POSITION. FOLLOW THE LINK BELOW TO LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR NURSE RESIDENCY PROGRAM AT LEE HEALTH:

http://www.leehealth.org/nursing/education/edu_intern_home.asp


Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida Named in the Top 13 children’s hospitals by The Leapfrog Group for the THIRD year in a row! Did you know Golisano was voted the most beautiful hospital in the nation by Soliant?

Specializing in the care of critically ill children throughout the 7-county region, our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is a Level III facility that has been designated a Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Center by the Florida Department of Children's Medical Services, one of only 11 such centers in the state and the only one in our region.

The NICU is staffed by health care professionals who specialize in caring for infants with medical complications. Our dedicated team of board certified neonatologists, neonatal ICU nurses, nurse practitioners, respiratory and occupational therapists, dieticians, and other staff members are all experienced in caring for an ill infant’s special needs.

To learn more about our NICU program follow the link below:
http://www.leehealth.org/childrens-health/pediatric-neonatology/index.asp


If you would like to speak with the Recruiter, Jennifer Kuhn, please send an email to jennifer.kuhn@leehealth.org

The NICU RN is responsible for the safe delivery and documentation of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Perform responsibilities in five areas of nursing practice utilizing critical thinking, management, problem solving and differentiation of urgency in the role of: clinician, teacher, researcher, leadership and professional development. Responsible for directing and coordinating nursing care for patients based on established clinical nursing practice standards subscribed to by American Nursing Association and in accordance with the Florida Nurse Practice Act and other regulatory standards. Collaborate with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Support the organizations vision and mission. Use knowledge of patient's age and cultural diversity into the provision of patient care. Contribute to the provision of quality nursing care through excellence in customer service and performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care. The nurse practice is guided by the code of ethics for nurses with interpretative statements.

Requirements:

IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO INCLUDE A RESUME WITH YOUR APPLICATION

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
Experience: Two years preferred 
Qualified individuals will successfully complete the competency assessment. Training:

Proof of American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) and NRP current for a minimum of 90 days after hire date.