St. Joseph Health RN - NICU in Napa, California

We are looking for a Staff RN II - CNA (California Nurses Association) for NICU at Queen of the Valley!

Location: Queen of the Valley Medical Center - Napa, CA

Schedule: Per Diem / On Call

Shift: 12-hour Days

SUMMARY:

The Neonatal Intensive Care RN independently uses the nursing process to safely, therapeutically and efficiently care for a group of patients. Uses information from a variety of sources to assess, plan, implement, identify outcomes and evaluate patient’s plan of care.

FUNCTION:

  • Provides care to low and high-risk neonates and their families, using a developmentally appropriate, family-centered approach.

  • Assesses and care for newborn infants during their transition to extrauterine life, including provision of resuscitative measures as indicated.

  • Monitors and care for critically ill neonates utilizing advanced life support equipment.

  • Provides routine newborn care when appropriate, including hearing, bilirubin and metabolic screenings.

  • Provides assistance and education to parents / family regarding infant care, including anticipatory guidance regarding issues which may arise within the first few weeks at home.

  • Provides discharge education, including referrals to appropriate community agencies and resources specific to parenting.

  • Ensures compliance with infant security measures and patient safety precautions in the Maternity Center (e.g., monitoring of visitors, participation in Code Pink drills and alerts, application of identibands and security transmitters).

  • Completes charge forms for Intensive Care Nursery patients.

  • Makes referrals to appropriate intrafacility departments (e.g., Dietary, PT, OT, Social Services) as indicated.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience: Must have more than one (1) year of experience and meet the department specific competencies

License / Certification:

  • Current California RN license

  • Current BLS certification for Health Care Providers

  • Current NRP certification within three (3) months of hire or obtaining position.

PREFERRED POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BSN preferred

For 50 years, Queen of the Valley Medical Center has been the premiere medical facility in the Napa Valley.Our long history of providing high quality and caring service is founded on five core values: Compassion, Dignity, Integrity, Excellence and Justice. These central principles inspire us to reach out to those in need and to help heal the whole person-mind, body and spirit.Queen of the Valley Medical Center combines the region's most qualified physicians and staff with the most advanced technology available.Because we have such high standards of care, our programs have been recognized regionally and nationally for their demonstrated success of outcome and care which is par with university hospitals.Queen of the Valley Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.In addition to federal law requirements, Queen of the Valley Medical Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Queen of the Valley Medical Center