For more than 130 years, St. Louis Children's Hospital has provided exceptional care for children in all 50 states and 80 countries around the world. With its academic partner, Washington University School of Medicine, Children's is consistently ranked among the nation's best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. A member of BJC Healthcare, St. Louis Children's Hospital follows one simple mission - to do what's right for kids. That mission comes to life through medical discovery, innovative therapies and compassionate care. In 2018, Children's expanded with a state-of-the-art, 12-story medical tower. To learn more, visit StLouisChildrens.org , Facebook , Twitter and Instagram .
Provides direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation within the guidelines of the standards of nursing care to critical neonatal patients who require a high level of clinical expertise.
ResponsibilitiesParticipates in activities that promote safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development and life long learning.Understands the unique learning needs of patients and families who are experiencing a life crisis. Educates patients and their families on disease process, management of illness/injury/treatment, support resources, infection prevention techniques, and essential daily tasks to prepare for discharge.Demonstrates expertise and critical thinking skills to assess and evaluate patient's physical, psychosocial and emotional needs of the most critical patients, including: - post-operative care - congenital diaphragmatic hernia - very low birth weight infants Evaluates patient's response to complex critical treatment modalities and modifies plan of care accordingly throughout the patient's stay.Provides care to acutely and critically ill neonates in a highly technical and ongoing monitoring environment. These infants are facing life-threatening problems which require extensive medication protocols and therapies. Educates families on infants' diagnoses, management, support resources, infection prevention techniques, and essential daily tasks to prepare for discharge.
Licenses & CertificationsRN
Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information
DegreeBachelor's Degree - Nursing
Licenses & CertificationsNeonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) CertificationBasic Life Support (BLS) CertificationCert/Lic in Area of Expertise
Additional Job InformationHoliday Rotation - Day/Night - 12 Hour Shift(s) - PRN Schedule - Weekend Rotation as Required by Department - Non-Benefit Eligible - Benefits Statement
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
- Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
- Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
- 401(k) plan
- Tuition Assistance
- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
- On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
- Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health CenterLegal Statement
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