Duties & Responsibilities of the Job
An RN in this position must have the ability to make clinical judgments and utilize critical thinking in an effective and efficient manner with supervision. The NICU Registered Nurse (RN) is expected to perform according to nursing standards and is accountable for managing patient care and assisting others in the management of patient care.
In addition, the NICU nurse provides direct and specialized care for newborns needing close monitoring because of premature birth, birth defects, infection or other medical conditions requiring surgery or therapy. The NICU nurse works in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with doctors and other healthcare professionals. They also assist in developing and implementing a plan of care for high-risk newborns requiring high-technology care, including ventilators, incubators or other special equipment or surgery.
Requirements of the Job:
The qualifications required for this position include the following:
- Two years of recent experience in an Acute Care NICU setting
- Active RN License
- BLS, PALS & NRP Certifications
- Degree from accredited nursing program
MedPro offers an array of benefits, including:
- The MedPro Experience program – we embrace and celebrate all our healthcare professionals!
- Immediate access to the industry’s best recruiters and healthcare facilities
- Flexible scheduling around your needs
- Private housing or housing allowance
- Group health insurance benefits from Aetna
- Company-paid life and disability insurance
- Full travel reimbursement
- Licensure assistance and reimbursement
- Matching 401(k)
- Referral Bonus
Albany is located in southwest Georgia on the banks of the Flint River. The city has a population of about 80,000. It is surrounded by rich farmland, including pecan groves and pine trees.
The city is about 150 miles south of Atlanta, and 90 miles north of Tallahassee, Florida. It has hot, humid summers and mild to cool winters.
Healthcare, education and the Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany are the largest employers. Manufacturing, retail trade and transportation are also key elements of the area’s economy. The top employers in the city, excluding governmental entities, include Albany State University, AT&T, Miller Brewing Company, Pfizer and Procter& Gamble.
Institutions of higher education in the city, in addition to Albany State, include Albany Technical College and Troy University.
The city has also produced many notable people, including musician Ray Charles, celebrity chef Paula Deen, big band leader Harry James and former White House Chief of Staff Hamilton Jordan.
If you are interested in this position or other travel nursing jobs, contact MedPro Healthcare Staffing. At MedPro we do everything we can to make sure you get the job, working with you throughout the job search process. We will learn about your skills and experience to find a job that matches your talents and personality. We have an extensive network of healthcare employers.
We offer an array of services, including the MedPro Experience, and MedPro University, our unique professional development program for employees. If you are looking for some of the best travel nursing jobs, call MedPro today at 1-800-866-8108 or apply below.
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