St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.The Neonatal Registered Nurse delivers nursing care for high risk neonates through the nursing process, plans, implements and documents the effects of care. Works cooperatively with ancillary, nursing and other patient-team personnel to maintain standards for professional nursing practice. These nursing functions are carried out according to the Pennsylvania Nurse Practice Act, hospital policy, the hospital mission statement and the philosophy of the Department of Nursing.
The intent of this job description is to provide a summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this position and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Provides care to high risk neonates requiring specialized care in the Neonatal Intensive care
Unit including neonates who require observation during the transition period after birth
2. Provides specialized care to neonates transitioning from the NICU who require intermediate
3. Maintains confidentiality of all information handled within the Network/Entity as well as the
proper release of information.
4. Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding issues of employee, patient and
environmental safety and follows appropriate reporting requirements.
5. Demonstrates/models the Network's core values and customer service standards of
performance (AIDET) in interactions with all internal and external customers.
6. Demonstrates Performance Improvement in the following areas as appropriate: Clinical
PHYSICIAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Sits up to 2 hours per day; 1 hour at a time. Stand for up to 8 hours per day; 4 hours at a time.
Walk 6 hours per day; 10 minutes at a time. Consistently lift, push and carry objects up to 10
lbs. Frequently lift, carry and push objects up to 75 lbs. Transport patients weighing up to 400
lbs. via wheelchair, bed and/or stretcher with assistance when appropriate. Consistently pull up
to 10 lbs. Frequently pull up to 250 lbs. with assistance when appropriate. Frequently stoop,
bend, crouch, kneel, and climb. Frequently reach above shoulder level. Occasional crawling.
Must be able to perceive attributes of an object through touch. Frequently finger and handle objects. Occasionally firmly grasp, twist and turn objects with hands and fingers. Must be able to hear as it relates to normal conversation, high and low frequencies. Must be able to see as it relates to general, near, far, color, and peripheral vision, depth perception, and visual monotony
(e.g., computer screen).
Current registered Nurse license to practice in the state of Pennsylvania or seeking Pennsylvania licensure through reciprocity.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
One year medical/surgical experience preferred prior to working in a specialty area. Individulaized orientation program to the Neonatal Intensive Care/Intermediate Nursery areas. Must have BLS completed within the orientation period.
Evidence of successful completion of a Neonatal Resuscitation course within 1 year of employment.
Basic computer skills
Day, middle or night shift varying hours based on the needs of the department.0.675 weekend registered nurse, 3 out of 4 weekends, Holidays per unit requirements. Nightshift 7pm-7am, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
Please complete your application using your full legal name andcurrent home address. Be sure toincludeemployment history forthe past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you areencouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications andlicenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!
St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posting ID: 594466529Posted: 2020-12-21