Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurse (NICU RN)

The Execu|Search Group
Aug 13, 2017
Aug 14, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

About the Opportunity A healthcare facility in New York City is actively seeking a licensed Registered Nurse (RN) for a promising position with their growing Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). In this role, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurse (NICU RN) will be responsible for caring for newborns for the first 28 days of the babies' lives, the children's most vulnerable stage. Apply today! Company Description Healthcare Facility Job Description The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurse (NICU RN) will be responsible for: * Monitoring the condition of babies, checking for signs of distress, and administering medication, when necessary * Providing all kinds of basic care, like changing diapers and feeding babies * Acting as a support system for the parents and family of the newborn * Teaching new parents the basics of child care * Looking after infants in incubators or on ventilators Required Skills * 2+ years of experience in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in a Hospital setting * Bachelor's Degree in Nursing * Active NYS Registered Nurse (RN) license * Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification * BLS certification * Experience in caring for ill or premature newborns and severely ill babies * Patient oriented * Great interpersonal skills * Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) * Strong attention to detail * Highly organized