Job Description & Requirements
Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse - (NICU RN)
In 2015, US News and World Report has ranked this 464 bed facility in the heart of Los Angeles as the #10 top ranking medical center! In 2013 was Voted America's Best Hospital for Patient Experience in 2012 by Women's Choice Awards! Even when we rank at the top of the industry we continue to make dramatic gains in a broad range of areas from treatment of hypertension and asthma to breast cancer screening - often reaching the top ten percent of all health care providers nationally. As one of the nations "Top Hospitals" with an "A" grade for Patient Safety, our dedicated physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals provide care to more than 25,000 patients admitted to our hospital and an additional 750,000 patients through our outpatient clinics.
-Total # of beds in the unit: 33. Average daily census is: 19. Nurse to patient ratios 1:1-1:2 and 1:3 for all shifts.
-No Ancillary Staff. Type of Patients: Neonates. care for all infants, float to PICU
-Specific Unit Requirements: attended labor delivery birth, knowledgeable in NRP, able to care for surgical patients, GI, Cardiac, Neuro, GU, knowledgeable in medication administration, computer skills a must.
Patient Care Delivery System: Team. Special Unit Procedures: PDA. Meds and drips administered: PGE, Dopamine, Dobutamine, Fentanyl, Amiodarone. Documentation System: Computerized. Supplemental Staff required to float when necessary. Scrubs can be any color, RN provides their own scrubs. FLOATING--- floats to PICU as needed.