Registered Nurse Neonatal ICU

المسمى الوظيفي

Neonatal nurse


Human resources


West Chester, Stati Uniti


إجمالي الأجر € سنويا

نوع الوظيفة


ساعات العمل

Full time

المسمى الوظيفي

Full job description


Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

General Summary Statement

Provides comprehensive, quality nursing care through application of the nursing process. Adheres to Nursing Policies and Procedures and Organizational Goals and Objectives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Clinical Practice

  • Provides age appropriate care for the population served. Gives consideration to growth & developmental phase of life, to age related factors such as thermal regulation, nutrition, medication administration, nutrition, safety and functional needs of the patient.
  • Uses appropriate resources for patients with special needs such as language barriers, sensory problems, altered cognition, cultural and religious needs.
  • Ensures attention to patient’s physical, spiritual and emotional well being.
  • Demonstrates competency in assessment skills (Includes admission and shift assessments).
  • Performs pain assessments and intervenes to optimally meet patient’s needs for comfort.
  • Plans clinical care based on patient’s needs and uses available resources.
  • Performs clinical care in accordance with policy and procedure.
  • Performs peripheral venipuncture and peripheral and central vascular access care according to policy & procedure.
  • Evaluates outcomes of nursing interventions and takes appropriate actions to move patient toward reaching goals of care.
  • Identifies situations that warrant patient rescue and takes appropriate action, e.g. Rapid Response or Code Blue/Pink.
  • Adheres to the 5 rights of medication administration and uses the Medication Administration Check (MAK) system per policy and procedure.
  • Integrates principles of infection control & infection prevention into practice.
  • Adheres to aseptic technique as appropriate.
  • Uses resources and references for reviewing policies and procedures, medications, and clinical information.
  • Prioritizes and organizes work effectively within assigned shift.
  • Assesses the NICU patient and family, plans and initiates care and evaluates the effectiveness of interventions, including but not limited to: Cardiopulmonary monitoring, Homodynamic monitoring, Pulse Oximetry, transcutaneous monitoring, Respiratory Support, Central Line/IV therapy (including medication administration), sedation, NG/OG/ND feedings, phototherapy, thermoregulation
  • Demonstrates competency and knowledge in Neonatal Care: Respiratory Distress, Apnea/Bradycardia, Hypothermia, Hypoglycemia, Sepsis, Infection Prevention, Kangaroo care, Breastfeeding, Developmental Care
  • Maintains patient safety through utilization of the newborn identification process, minimizes the infant’s separation from the family, promotes a sense of control for the family

Education Training and Experience

Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) is required.

A minimum of 1 year current NICU experience required. Training and specialty specific education programs are provided during orientation, and must be successfully completed as scheduled.

Basic computer skills: keyboard, mouse use. Ability to complete data entry on clinical documentation screens. Ability to use email and internet. Ability to successfully complete on the job training for CCH computer programs.Ability to practice critical thinking and organizational skills.Ability to speak, read, write and understand English.


Current Pennsylvania RN License.

CPR certification required.

NRP certification required, or must complete within 12 months of hire.


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