Clinical Nurse II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
at Northbay Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/10/2019

Job Description

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Clinical Nurse II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Part Time, 0.75; Shift Hours: 1900-0730 Weekend and Holiday rotation required

NorthBay Medical Center
Fairfield, CA

Job Summary:

  1. As the Clinical Nurse (RN) you have the responsibility, accountability, and the authority to deliver safe, effective, quality, excellent nursing care according to the philosophy and goals/objectives of the Department of Nursing. 
  2. Utilizing  Jean Watson’s Theory of Caring,  Relationship Based Care, and NorthBay’s professional nursing practice model you will assess, plan, implement and evaluate care for all patients assigned to your care.
  3. You will provide transitional care to normal newborns directly after birth and provides care to newborns 0-28 days of age who are born prematurely or who have significant health problems. 
  4. Also you may take care of newborns greater than 28 days of age who remain hospitalized due to health problems.
  5. As an RN, you make determinations regarding the progress of the patient toward goals and utilizes a therapeutic professional relationship with the patient/family and interdisciplinary team to facilitate the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of health. 
  6. You will be expected to assist the provider at high risk deliveries.  and for supporting the neonatal transport function.
  7. Care is provided according to the specific physiologic, developmental and psycho-social needs of the patient. 
  8. It is expected that you will support the mission, vision, values and expectation of excellence of the organization. 
  9. In all interactions you will consistently demonstrate and role model The NorthBay Way (a set of value-based behaviors that are to be  by all employees that work at NorthBay Healthcare). The NorthBay Way principles consist of Caring, Communication, Collaboration, and Competence.
  10. Performs all physical duties of the job.  Requires lifting, bending, pushing, pulling, sitting, standing, walking, kneeling, twisting, reaching, and fine motor skills.  

Education:

  1. Graduate from an accredited school of professional registered nursing, BSN highly preferred.
  2. BSN is required by January 1, 2020 (excludes those employees grandfathered as outlined in March 2014 letter).

Licensure and Certifications:

  1. Valid, current and unencumbered RN license by the State of California.
  2. Current AHA or AHA equivalent BLS. 
  3. Neonatal Resuscitation Certification required within 4 months of hire.
  4. STABLE required within 1 year of hire

Experience, Knowledge, and Skills:

  1. Six months of acute care Registered Nurse (RN) experience required.
  2. One year experience in NICU or OB specialty preferred.
  3. Demonstrates skills in the following areas including but not limited to: advanced newborn assessment, neonatal resuscitation, transitioning a newborn from intra to extra uterine life, safe utilization of medications, respiratory management of the infant to include ventilator support and nasal CPAP, transportation of the sick neonate, newborn hearing screening, CHD screening, trans-cutaneous bilirubin screening developmental interventions and breastfeeding.
  4. Proficient written, verbal, and electronic communication skills in the English language. 
  5. 20 hours of breastfeeding education that meets the Baby- friendly/ WHO/Unicef curriculum requirements within 6 months of hire (original certificate of completion no further than 2 years from the date of hire).

Other: 

  1. Beginning June 1, 2019, all clinical nurses in the Patient Care Services Department will be required to wear Graphite (Dk Gray) colored scrubs per the dress code policy.


Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Part-Time
  • Location: Fairfield, CA
  • Job Type: Health Care
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 11/10/2019

About Us

At NorthBay Healthcare, we are committed to upholding the health, wellness, and vitality of the California community members throughout Solano County and beyond. Tracing our roots back to 1960, we are the area’s only locally-based, locally-managed non-profit healthcare organization. Our presence as a leader in innovative healthcare solutions is made possible by a talented team of professionals who enjoy making a difference as well as a living. We call it “The NorthBay Way.” The principles that lead our work include:

  • Caring– be friendly, be helpful; treat others in the way they want to be treated. Be compassionate; demonstrate genuine concern for the well-being of others. Affirm the worth and potential of others, and encourage caring behaviors.
  • Collaborationhonor promises and commitments; work in a spirit of cooperation. Establish and maintain healthy interpersonal relationships. Appreciate and use the knowledge and experience of others; fully support decisions once they are made. Be fair, be equitable, and be aware in all actions affecting others.
  • Communication be consistent; earn and maintain the trust of others. Listen first; strive to understand events as they have meaning to others. Provide frequent, direct, and truthful communications. Ensure a clear and compelling purpose for the work that needs to be done. Show appreciation, recognize results, and celebrate accomplishments.
  • Competence – take personal responsibility for uncompromising levels of service, quality, and safety. Be accountable for problems that cross your path: do whatever it takes to do the right thing. Manage resources with prudence and responsibility; encourage innovation and risk-taking in others. Engage in lifelong learning to grow more skilled, professionally and personally.

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