Rn - Special Care Nursery

Job Ref: 19971
Category: Nursing
Location:
Emerson Hospital, 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Concord, MA 01742

Department: Special Care Nursery
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Eve/Night shift
Hours: 7PM-7:30AM

Job Summary

The Registered Nurse is responsible for utilizing the nursing process to provide comprehensive care appropriate to neonates during high-risk deliveries and in a Level-2 nursery. Nursing care is provided in accordance with the stated philosophy and standards established by the Nursing Service Department, regulatory agencies and professional organizations. The Registered Nurse is accountable for the safety of nursing care they deliver or supervise.  The Registered Nurse is responsible to the patient and the family or significant others for the quality of direct and indirect nursing care delivered. Line responsibility to the Director, Obstetrical Nursing or designee.

Minimum Qualifications

§  Education

o   Graduate of professional accredited nursing school required.

§  Experience

o   Previous experience in special care nursing of newborns preferred.

§  Licensure and/or Certification

o   Currently licensed to practice professional nursing in Massachusetts required.

o   BLS healthcare provider required.

o   NRP required within 3 months of hire.

§  Skills

o   Basic nursing skills.

o   Communication skills.

o   Assessment skills.

o   Critical thinking skills.

o   Organizational skills.

o   Computer skills.

o   Must have the ability to read, write, and communicate in English.

o   Ability to maintain confidential information.