5,000 Sign-on Incentive Pay is being offered for RNs with at least 1 year of In Patient NICU experience with a two year commitment.
JOB OVERVIEW: The staff RN is a licensed professional who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated time frame. This individual provides safe, quality care to these patients utilizing the nursing process as the basis for clinical practice.
AREA OF ASSIGNMENT: NICU
HOURS OF WORK: .9 FTE and .75 FTE Nights shifts are open. Please apply online at www.valleymed.org/careers
UNIQUE PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS, ENVIRONMENT AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
Must be able to provide safe patient handling as defined in VMC’s Safe Patient Handling guidelines and policies to safely and appropriately transfer or move patients (or objects) of varying abilities, weights, and amounts of staff assistance. Must be able to lift from the floor to overhead levels and carry items at waist level weight up to 40 pounds. Requires ability to participate in team lifting. Must be able to operate patient lifting equipment and patient handling devices accurately and safely. Requires the ability to stoop, bend, reach, crouch, and squat. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time as required for patient care, moving patients or supplies to other units, hourly rounding, bedside shift report and other nursing duties. Requires full body range of motion including ability to reach from floor to overhead levels, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires corrected vision, hearing to normal range, and ability to distinguish colors.
Unit Specific Requirements:
Neonatal Intensive Care RN
Minimum of 6 months of experience in NICU
NRP within 3 months of hire.
Current licensure to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Washington.
A minimum of six months of experience in NICU unit
AHA BLS for healthcare providers required.
Successful completion of the pre-hire WorkSteps evaluation for RNs.
Additional Salary Information: Night shift differential is $4.00/hour on top of base wage. $5000 incentive pay is being offered for RNs with at least 1 year of In Patient NICU experience with a two year commitment.
Internal Number: 2018-0776
About UW Medicine / Valley Medical Center
Valley Medical Center is the largest nonprofit hospital between Seattle and Tacoma, serving over 600,000 residents.
Located in Renton, Washington, VMC offers medical, surgical and 24-hour emergency care as a Level III Trauma Center. VMC is a regional resource with recognized medical specialties in joint replacement and orthopedics, neuroscience, stroke and spine, sleep medicine, and childbirth and neonatal care, and provides specialized heart and vascular, and cancer treatment.
Valley Medical Center's state-of-the-art Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) provides special monitoring, treatment, technology (including ventilation), and staff for sick or premature infants.
Neonatal intensive care at Valley Medical Center offers neonatologists and nurse practitioners available around the clock. Staff also practice developmental care, which research attributes to more positive outcomes in the sickest infants. Valley Medical Center's NICU is set up so that families could room together with their infants.
VMC offers competitive compensation and top-tier healthcare and retirement benefits…because we believe a healthy team equals great patient care. At Valley Medical C...enter, we serve a critical role in helping maintain and improve the health of our community. We share common core values such as compassion, respect, trust and teamwork. And we have an honest passion for helping others, patients and staff alike. If this excites and motivates you, consider joining our team!