SUMMARY OF POSITION: Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to a designated group of patients.
Come join us in caring for the tiniest of patients in our state-of-the-art high-risk nursery. Bring your big heart to our youngest patients. Our NICU is the highest level neonatal intensive care unit in the region. This thirty-one bed Level III unit admits premature infants from a wide area in Pennsylvania. Opportunities for committee involvement are available and staff members participate in unit self-scheduling. Our unit care capabilities include: Regular Ventilatory Support or High Frequency Ventilation, Nitric Oxide Therapy, ECMO, Cardiac, Surgical, Renal, and Neurological. Certification is encouraged and financially rewarded.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Registered Nurse with license to practice professional nursing in the state of Pennsylvania required OR Registered Nurse from another state with a Temporary PA Practice Permit required. 6 months RN experience required.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Neonatal, pediatric or critical care experience.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*: Able to sit occasionally; stand constantly; walk frequently. Able to lift/carry 0-10 lbs frequently; 11-50 lbs occasionally. Able to push/pull 0-20 lbs frequently; 21-75 lbs occasionally. Able to climb occasionally; reach constantly. Able to use hand for simple/firm grasping.
*Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role.
If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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