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ACI Federal Registered Nurse Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in McChord, Washington

Registered Nurse Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

About the Organization ACI Federal is a government contractor based in Fredericksburg, Virginia. ACI has employees nationwide specializing in healthcare, information technology and national security.

ACI currently provides staff to state and Federal government agencies in classified and non-classified positions and health care staffing.

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Job Opportunity: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurse

Overview : We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Registered Nurse to join our healthcare team. As a NICU RN, you will play a crucial role in providing comprehensive and compassionate care to critically ill neonatal patients.

Minimum Qualifications : Degree/Education: Associate Degree or Baccalaureate Degree from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Certifications: Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS), Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP-Advanced), and STABLE through American Heart Association (AHA), renewed biennially.

Experience: Minimum of one (1) year of qualifying experience in NICU. Licensure: Current, valid, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse in any U.S. jurisdiction.

Required Qualifications: Thorough knowledge of electronic fetal/uterine monitoring (placement, maintenance, and interpretation).

Job Responsibilities:

Clinical Duties : Coordinate patient care in collaboration with a diverse healthcare team. Perform critical care duties, including assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating age-specific nursing care across all ages. Provide comprehensive professional neonatal care to critically ill neonatal patients in the NICU. Compliance and Documentation: Ensure compliance with standards of care and practice in accordance with established policies, procedures, and guidelines. Perform physical exams, health histories, and maintain accurate patient documentation.

Patient Care: Administer medications, wound care, and other personalized interventions. Direct and supervise care provided by other healthcare professionals. Emergency Response: Recognize adverse signs and symptoms and react quickly in emergency situations. Serve as a member of the Neonatal Resuscitation Team, attending high-risk deliveries and initiating resuscitative measures.

Education and Research: Provide health promotions, counseling, and education. Conduct research to support improved practice and patient outcomes.

Specialized Equipment : Set up and use specialized equipment such as ventilators, oxygen delivery systems, and infusion pumps. Monitor IV fluids, blood, and blood products, taking corrective action as needed.

Infant Care: Perform basic infant care procedures, lifting, turning, transporting, and positioning. Support breastfeeding mothers and instruct on neonatal care.

Medication Administration: Mix and administer prescribed medication through various routes. Serve as a resource person for other critical care nurses and health providers.

Staffing and Scheduling: Work Schedule: 0700-1930, 1100-2330, and 1900-0730 for 12-hour shifts, Monday through Sunday, including weekends and holidays

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time

Position Registered Nurse

Position Requirements

Degree/Education: Associate Degree or Baccalaureate Degree from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Certifications: Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS), Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP-Advanced), and STABLE through American Heart Association (AHA), renewed biennially.

Experience: Minimum of one (1) year of qualifying experience in NICU.

Licensure : Current, valid, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse in any U.S. jurisdiction.

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