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Registered Nurse - Special Care Nursery - PRN

Company: Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Employment Type:Part timeShift:Description:Saint Francis Hospital, a member of Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic, is looking for an experienced Registered Nurse to join the team in our Special Care Nursery!

Per Diem - Must submit at minimum 36 hours of availability in a 6-week period (24 hours on the weekend). Required to work one major holiday shift or two hard to fill shifts in a year.

The staff nurse is a registered professional nurse who plans and renders nursing care within an assigned nursing unit. He/she gives direct patient care and maintains clinical records reflecting the patient's condition, medication, treatment, examination, and progress according to the Delaware Nursing Practice Act and St. Francis Hospital's policies and procedures.Responsibilities include:

  • Adheres to hospital nursing practice standards, demonstrates appropriate assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient care.
  • Performs a comprehensive assessment of the neonate.
  • Displays an understanding of normal newborn transitional care including thermoregulation, glucose monitoring, and respiratory status.
  • Plans and delivers care to the newborn with complications.
  • Identifies patient needs based on objective data and follows through with appropriate documentation.
  • Implements appropriate Nursing actions to each patient needs identified.
  • Makes decisions that reflect both knowledge of facts and sound judgment.
  • Discusses with and includes parents about planned patient care and expected outcomes and documents same.
  • Identifies and appropriately utilizes multidisciplinary approach to facilitate delivery of patient care.
  • Instructs parents in follow-up care/activities in preparation for transfer/discharge. Evaluates the parents understanding of instructions. Gives written instructions and materials to parents. Documents understanding of instructions.
  • Charts precise and specific observation via Focus Charting on Flow Sheets.
  • Receives and gives a knowledgeable and concise patient report to others, as necessary to demonstrate awareness of patient's overall conditions.
  • Initiates Clinical Pathways/Plan of care on appropriate patient population on admission.Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor Degree in Nursing preferred; Active RN License in the state of Delaware
    • Must have at least 1-2 years' experience working in Special Care Nursery
    • BLS Required
    • Must obtain NRP certification within 6 months of employment.
    • RNC preferredWe offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits including:
      • Retirement Savings Program
      • Free Parking
      • And more!Our Commitment to Diversity and InclusionTrinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic, Wilmington , Registered Nurse - Special Care Nursery - PRN, Healthcare , Wilmington, Delaware

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