Kadlec RN - Neonatal Intensive Care in Richland, Washington
Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse to join our growing Neonatal Intensive Care team located in Richland, Washington!
Shift Details: Full time, 0.9. 12 hour variable shifts (primarily nights). Shifts include weekends.
About our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit :
The only Level III NICU in the region, our NICU is supported by three Neonatologists and eight Neonatal Nurse Practitioners. Our staff and providers participate in evidence-based quality improvement practices, including reduced antibiotic utilization by > 40 in 2018 and working to implement neonatal cooling therapy later this year. A $10 million renovation was completed, including an expansion of the NICU space from 3,000 to 15,000 square feet, private rooms, and the number of bassinets from 17 to 27. Our unit also includes an observation area, lactation room, space to accommodate the most advanced technology, and for families to gather. We work with Sacred Heart Medical Center and Seattle Children’s Hospital to provide the most up to date care for babies in our community, allowing them to stay closer to home.
Nursing degree/diploma upon hire required.
All Registered Nurses without a Bachelor's of Nursing (BSN) degree or higher must obtain a BSN within 3 years from date of hire required. A RN with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN.
Active Washington State RN licensure required.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) – (BLS Provider) within 90 days of hire.
Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) must be from American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)/American Heart Association (AHA) within 90 days of hire.
Level III NICU nursing experience or higher required.
Bachelors of Nursing degree (BSN) preferred.
Certification in related specialty area preferred.
Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
As a Registered Nurse you provide professional, comprehensive nursing care for patients in an acute care environment. You are also accountable for the delivery of coordinated, safe, compassionate, therapeutic, evidence-based quality care to patients and families, based on individual physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, and appropriate care strategies throughout the lifespan.
Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate patient’s care to achieve patient goals and to optimize outcomes.
Effectively advocate for ethical and holistic care to promote the autonomy, dignity, rights, values and beliefs of those we serve.
Foster a learning environment for patient/families, nursing, and other members of the healthcare team including students.
Align practice with safety and quality. Be accountable for safety, identify and correct problems.
Engage in ongoing professional development; promote a culture of inquiry that explores, integrates and disseminates research and evidence based practice.
Lead and coordinate teams, delegate, coordinate care and collaborate with others as equal members of the inter-professional care team to integrate nursing knowledge.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —
Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.
Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare to the region by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec is proud to be part of Planetree (Planetree.org) and continues to be recognized nationally as a “Best in Class Employer”. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here: https://kadlec.jobs/about-us/
Job Category: NICU/PICU Nursing
Req ID: 257909