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RN Fellowship: Neonatal Intensive Care
The Children's Hospital at Providence NICU, is offering experienced RNs the opportunity to learn and provide expert nursing care for sick or premature infants and their families.
As a NICU RN, you will be a valued member of the interdisciplinary care team and will assess, plan and ensure that our Level 2 and 3 infants receive quality care. Neonatal nurses can pursue further career opportunities through education, research, shared governance or advanced practice.
NICU is looking for nurses who demonstrate professional clinical judgment and skills, patient and family advocacy, compassionate caring practices, effective stress management skills, and enjoy a collaborative team approach.
12 weeks of specialized instruction and training will be provided covering neonatal resuscitation and stabilization, using classroom instruction, case presentations, web-based courses, and clinical experience. Essential components will include pharmacokinetics, infection control, neonatal pathophysiology, pain assessment and management.
Upon completion you will be competent to care for premature and sick newborns and prepare them and their family for discharge.
1 year experience in acute care ADN or BSN, a willingness to participate in shared governance, and to work nights. NICU RNs are encouraged to pursue specialty certification after 2 years of NICU experience. Participants will commit to working in NICU for 2 years following the completion of their program.
For more information
For more information contact Keri Silvey at (907) 212-5008.
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