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RN - NICU at HCA Healthcare

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Type: Full Time
Location: Anchorage, Alaska

Job Description:

Job Code: 01406-5740

Full-time

Days (rotating weekends)

Come be a part of what makes us great! Alaska Regional Hospital was born in 1963 as Anchorage Presbyterian Hospital, located at 8th and L Street downtown. This predecessor to Alaska Regional was a joint venture between local physicians and the Presbyterian Church. In 1976 the hospital moved to its present location on DeBarr Road, and is now a 250-bed licensed and accredited facility.

For more than 50 years Alaska Regional has been fulfilling the medical needs of Alaskans, continually improving the scope of services and skills available within the state. In 1994, Alaska Regional joined with HCA, giving Alaskans access to the advanced medical resources of one of the nation s largest healthcare providers.

With more than 1,000 employees and a medical staff of over 550 independent practitioners, Alaska Regional offers a broad spectrum of health services to the community. The hospital is the designated Shriners clinic facility in Alaska, and free immunization clinics are held monthly for area schoolchildren. Other services include free prostate cancer screenings, health education seminars, community health fairs and support groups for cancer and stroke survivors. Alaska Regional is the only non-military hospital in the state with its own landing strip, allowing the hospital s LifeFlight Air Ambulance to transport critical care patients from the plane directly the 24-hour Emergency Department. Alaska Regional even offers free valet parking to patients and visitors.

The hospital has consistently been accredited by The Joint Commission, the nation s leading healthcare monitoring organization.

Alaska Regional is dedicated to supporting local events and organizations that promote healthcare and public safety in the state. Some of these include the Cancer Society, Muscular Dystrophy Association, American Heart Association, Blood Bank of Alaska, Abused Women s Aid in Crisis and many others.

Alaska Regional is proud of its ongoing commitment to providing the highest quality healthcare in Alaska. From starting lives to saving lives, one generation to the next.

POSITION SUMMARY:

A Neonatal Registered Nurse (RN) who renders individualized comprehensive nursing care to meet Neonatal patients physical, psychological, spiritual, social, cultural and educational needs. The Neonatal RN provides the best possible preventative, supportive, and rehabilitative nursing care to meet the needs of Neonatal patients and family based upon the nursing process and in accordance with hospital policy and procedure; coordinates functions with physicians and other departments of the hospital in a spirit that fosters positive working relationships.

LICENSE REQUIRED: REGISTERED NURSE STATE OF ALASKA

BLS, NRP Required

EMPLOYEE HEALTH: CURRENT : PPD Immunizations Fit Test

POPULATION(S) SERVED:

POPULATION SERVED: NICU

Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served:

The Neonatal patient population may include care of the neonate , babies

for routine care, babies exhibiting withdrawal from mothers with addiction,

Respiratory illnesses, hyperbiliuremia.

All Populations

q Patient with Communication Needs

q Patient at the End of Life

q Patient in Isolation

q Precautions

q Patient in Custody

AGE OF PATIENTS SERVED:

SKILLS:

Performs age specific neonate assessments

Assesses age specific safety issues for neonates

Performs venipuncture properly for neonate

Provides supportive communication and interaction with infant s families.

Infant (Newborn -1 year)

q Child/Pediatric (1-12 years)

q Adolescence (13-18 yrs)

q Adult (19-65 yrs)

q Geriatric (66 + yrs)

POSITION (MINIMUM) REQUIREMENT CHECKLIST

EDUCATION:

q Less than high school

q High school or GED

q Vocational/Technical

2 year/Associate Degree

q 4 year/Bachelor Degree

q Post Graduate Degree

Knowledge of State of

Alaska law, Nurse Practice Act, Federal/CMS regulations and Joint Commission standards

Knowledge of specialty equipment and tools:

EXPERIENCE:

2 years experience acute care work history preferred.

Last Edited: 07/13/2018

Diversity is valued and actively promoted in the workforce at all levels. We strive to celebrate cultural and other differences and consider them strengths of the organization.

We are committed to:

Providing an inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with fairness, dignity and respect.
Recruiting and retaining a diverse staff reflective of the patients and communities we serve.
Equal employment opportunities are provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected category in accordance to applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves or absence, compensation and training.