NICU Registered Nurse Austin, TX
SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
St. David's North Austin Medical Center is a 378-bed multi-specialty, acute care HCA Healthcare facility located in Austin, Texas. The facility is a full-services hospital that provides leading-edge comprehensive medical care. North Austin Medical specializes in many innovative healthcare services, such as cardiovascular care, neuroscience & spine care, emergency & urgent care, and cancer care.
Unit Description: NICU Level II
This 12-bed nursery provides special care to neonates with gestational ages of 32 weeks to full-term. With a nurse-to-patient ratio of 1:3, staff in this unit attend to high-risk deliveries. Equipment used includes OxyCRG Monitor, Neo Blue Bili Light, Bili Blankets, IV and syringe pumps, CPAP and HFNC. All nurses on staff have Level 2 Nursery or NICU experience, and all are NRP-, CPR-, and STABLE-certified.
This position, under the supervision of the Supervisor or Charge Nurse coordinates and provides patient care. This care includes conducting initial and ongoing assessment of the patient and family, development of an individualized patient care plan, family-centered patient teaching, the identification of and correction of variances from the patient care plan and the facilitation of discharge planning and teaching. Patient census may include neonates requiring assistance with transitioning to extra-uterine life.
Education & Experience
Graduation from a NLN accredited school of nursing
One year experience in well-baby nursery
NICU: One year experience in Level 2 or 3 nursery.
Newborn: One year experience in acute care setting.
License & Certifications
Licensed in the state of Texas as RN
AHA BLS at time of hire
NRP w/in 6 months of hire.
If your compact license is from a state besides Texas, you will be required to obtain a TX Nursing License within 90 days after your start date.
Certification in area of specialty.