Travel Nurse - RN - NICU - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Brick, NJ
Cynet Health
13 weeks
3x12 hr nights
estimated weekly gross
Job Details

Cynet Health is seeking an experienced NICU RN for an exciting Travel Nurse job in Brick, NJ.:

Discipline: RN
Specialty: NICU
Shift: 3x12 hr nights
Start: 07/15/2024 (may be flexible)
Hours: 36/week
Type: Travel
Duration: 13 weeks

Travel Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse job duties

While job duties may vary depending on the facility you work with, here are some common Travel NICU RN responsibilities:

  • Monitor and assess the vital signs and overall condition of neonates, identifying and responding to any changes promptly.
  • Administer medications, treatments, and intravenous fluids as prescribed by neonatologists, ensuring accurate documentation and adherence to protocols.
  • Provide specialized care for premature and critically ill newborns, including respiratory support, feeding assistance, and thermoregulation.
  • Develop and implement individualized care plans in collaboration with neonatologists, pediatricians, and other healthcare professionals.
  • Educate and support parents and families on the care of their newborns, including feeding, hygiene, and recognizing signs of distress.
  • Document neonates' medical histories, assessments, treatments, and progress accurately and promptly in electronic health records.
  • Operate and maintain specialized neonatal equipment, such as incubators, ventilators, and monitoring devices, ensuring proper function and safety.
  • Provide emotional support and reassurance to parents and families, helping them cope with the stress of having a critically ill newborn.
  • Assist with diagnostic tests and procedures, ensuring neonates' comfort and safety throughout the process.
  • Coordinate care and communication between different departments, such as radiology, surgery, and laboratory, to ensure comprehensive care for neonates.
  • Ensure a clean, safe, and organized environment by adhering to infection control protocols and safety guidelines.
  • Participate in ongoing professional development and continuing education to stay current with advancements in neonatal nursing and intensive care practices.
  • Ensure compliance with healthcare regulations, policies, and ethical standards in all aspects of neonatal care.
  • Maintain accurate and thorough documentation of all nursing interventions, neonates' responses, and any changes in condition.
  • Collaborate with social workers, lactation consultants, and other specialists to support the holistic care and well-being of neonates and their families.

Pay quotes are an estimate of gross weekly pay, including non-taxable reimbursements, based on available information and subject to confirmation.

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