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Registered Nurse - NICU - Night

Company: WellSpan Health
Location: Ephrata
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - NICU - Night

Location: Ephrata Community Hospital, Ephrata, PA

Schedule: Full Time

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Full-time Night Shift

7pm to 7am

Every 3rd weekend

Rotating holidays

16-hours of on-call in a 6-week schedule

The NICU is a 5 bed level 3A NICU caring for premature and ill infant 28 week gestation and above. We are staffed with a Neonatologist 24 hours a day. We offer OT, PT, Speech and Nutrition services to the infants. We are looking for previous NICU experience, but willing to train a candidate without experience. We have an active shared decision making committee and have Nurse Directed rounds daily with the Care Team.

General Summary

Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate comprehensive care to persons with cancer and hematologic diagnoses and their families. Primary responsibilities include direct patient care, patient/family teaching, symptom management, counseling, and supportive role to assist the patients and their families in coping with and adjusting to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and hematologic diagnoses.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures, and protocols

Assesses treatment plans and evaluates patient care needs

Carries out physician orders; orders lab tests, x-rays, etc., as per provider's request. Notifies provider of any abnormal results

Prepares and administers prescribed IV medications and chemotherapy

Evaluates oncology patients and plans, implements, and documents nursing care

Assists physician(s) during examinations and procedures

Provides supportive care and administration of chemotherapy, blood components, fluid & electrolyte replacements, and other oncology treatments as prescribed

Ability to access and administer medication and/or chemotherapy for patients with implanted pumps and/or caths

Orders lab tests, x-rays, etc. as required per provider's orders; notify provider of abnormal results

Instructs and educates patients and families regarding medications, diet, procedures, etc

Assesses and coordinates patient's treatment plan needs with members of the healthcare team (i.e. Social Workers)

Changes dressings, cleans wounds, and monitors vital signs

Variation of duties may result based on the assigned customer care unit(s). This may include differences in the specific clinical skills required of the RN. Unit based skill lists outline expectations beyond the house wide RN requirements. SYS-NURS-L Nursing Education Requirements Policy outlines current certification(s) required for specific areas of nursing practice and is considered to be part of the job description.

Required for All Jobs:

Performs other related duties as identified.

WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a compliance program to support WellSpan's values and standards for professionalism, integrity, and ethics. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization and the performance expectations of the job, the department, and the compliance program.

WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a privacy program to safeguard the patient information and the business and operational information of the organization. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization to safeguard patient and business/operational information.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Physical Demands:

Standing - Frequently

Walking - Frequently

Sitting - Occasionally

Carrying/Lifting - Occasionally (50lbs)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (50lbs)

Kneeling/Crouching - Occasionally

Reaching - Occasionally

Talking - Frequently

Hearing - Frequently

Repetitive Motions - Occasionally

Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - Occasionally

Working Environment:

Occupational Hazards - Occasionally

Bloodborne Pathogen - Exposure


Minimum Education:

Diploma Program Required or

Associates Degree Required

Bachelors Degree Nursing (BSN) Preferred

Work Experience:

2 years Working as a NICU Registered Nurse required

2 years Hematology/oncology experience preferred


Licensed Registered Nurse Upon Hire Required or

Registered Nurse Multi State License Upon Hire Required and

Basic Life Support Upon Hire Required

Courses and Training:

Chemotherapy/Biotheraphy Provider card certification, through the Oncology Nursing Society. Upon Hire Required

OCN (Oncology Certified Nurse). Upon Hire Preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Must have the ability to start peripheral IVs and perform central line dressing changes.

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At WellSpan Health, we are committed to treating all applicants fairly and equitably, regardless of their job classification. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please reach out to us via email We will evaluate requests for accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Please note that we will only respond to inquiries related to reasonable accommodation from this email address. Rest assured, all requests for assistance or accommodation are handled confidentially, allowing applicants to share their needs openly and honestly with us.

WellSpan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy and intention of the System to maintain consistent and equal treatment toward applicants and employees of all job classifications without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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