NICU and PICU RNs Needed

Location: Ft. Lewis, WA
Date Posted: 12-11-2017
RN/NICU
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About Us:
 
Fidelity Partners is a leading national healthcare support services company specializing in the Medical Staffing, Executive Search, and Outplacement of medical professionals for both premier private sector clients and in support of our military and government clients. We are committed to the highest levels of professional and ethical service in the market today and work to cultivate long-term relationships. We have a reputation built on integrity, an expert knowledge of the medical industry and attention to individual client and employee needs. 
 
We are currently accepting qualified applications for a NICU and PICU  RNs to support one of our Government clients at Madigan Army Medical Center (Ft. Lewis, WA)
 
Summary: The Neonatal Intensive Care Registered Nurse shall provide services in accordance with established standards, principals and ethics of the profession at Madigan Army Medical Center (Ft Lewis) providing health care services to a diverse population.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position):
  • Provide comprehensive professional nursing care to critically ill nursing patients in the NICU The NICU RNs are responsible for infant(s) throughout tour of duty and have extensive knowledge and experience and have the skill for concentrated effort and self-motivation to carry out patient care requirements.
  • Responsible for caring for infants with a variety of respiratory support devices such as oscillators, vents, NO, CPAP, SIPAP, masal cannula and trach tubes.
  • Participate in the development and updating of patient care plan.
  • Monitor N fluids, blood and blood products, check rate, volume and insertion site. Perform Neonatal catheter care. Change fluid containers and tubing. Recognize potential problems and take corrective action.
  • Perform basic infant care procedures, lifting, turning, transporting and positioning. Providing personal hygiene care, changes linens, clothing and feeds infants to include NG/OG, PO, G-tube feedings.
  • Support, assist and instruct breast feeding Mothers to promote maximum nutritional needs based on Mothers' desire to breast feed, Set up or assist in setting up and use specialized equipment such as ventilator support oxygen delivery systems, drainage suction devices, hypothermic units and infusion pumps. Mix and administer prescribed a medication orally, intramuscularly, subcutaneously, intravenously, topically, etc., and knows which drugs shall alter the effects of another drug if administered concurrently prior to the administration of medication.
  • Serve as a resource person whom other critical care nurses and other health providers consult when particularly difficult problems in care of critically ill patients arise.
Non-Essential Duties:
  • Other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • NONE
Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)
  • A diploma, Associates, Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate in Nursing from a college or university accredited by National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).from a professional nursing program at the time the program was completed by the applicant.
  • Applicants must have active, current registration as a professional nurse in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
  • All Critical Care shall maintain a current Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ACLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) or Military raining Network (MTN) to be renewed every two years as required. Contract nurses employees may attend MAMC BLS and ACLS recertification courses if space is available and at the discretion of the department COR. Attendance is in a non-billable status only. Specialty certifications such as Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN), Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC) certification is highly desirable.
  • A minimum of one year experience in the past three years in the required specialty.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • A strong working knowledge and skills to use a variety of computer systems.
  • A strong working knowledge of the military health care system and computer documentation is highly desirable
  • Shall be able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate with all parties and other health care providers. In addition, if the position requires the use of computers, the contract HCPs shall be computer literate.
  • Shall have the required education, training, experience and documented current competence in the required specialty position description.
  • Shall possess sufficient initiative, interpersonal relationship skills and social sensitivity such that he/she can relate constructively to a variety of patients from diverse backgrounds.
Diversity:
  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.
Ethics:
  • Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
Physical Demands:
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
 
 
Work Environment :
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.
  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.
Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)
  • A diploma, Associates, Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate in Nursing from a college or university accredited by National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).from a professional nursing program at the time the program was completed by the applicant.
  • Applicants must have active, current registration as a professional nurse in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
  • All Critical Care shall maintain a current Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ACLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) or Military raining Network (MTN) to be renewed every two years as required. Contract nurses employees may attend MAMC BLS and ACLS recertification courses if space is available and at the discretion of the department COR. Attendance is in a non-billable status only. Specialty certifications such as Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN), Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC) certification is highly desirable.
  • A minimum of one year experience in the past three years in the required specialty.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • A strong working knowledge and skills to use a variety of computer systems.
  • A strong working knowledge of the military health care system and computer documentation is highly desirable
  • Shall be able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate with all parties and other health care providers. In addition, if the position requires the use of computers, the contract HCPs shall be computer literate.
  • Shall have the required education, training, experience and documented current competence in the required specialty position description.
  • Shall possess sufficient initiative, interpersonal relationship skills and social sensitivity such that he/she can relate constructively to a variety of patients from diverse backgrounds.
 
 
Application:
Interested candidates may apply at careers@fidelitypartners.org or fax resumes to 210-568-4518.
 
 
Thank you for providing us your candidacy request we will review your background and qualifications to determine a potential match for this opportunity, if we determine you are a good fit one of our executive recruiters will contact you as soon as possible to discuss next steps, if you are not we will retain your information in our database for future opportunity.

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Fidelity Partners
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