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Our NICU is a 40- bed Level III nursery specializing in care for newborns, which includes the tiniest premature babies and critically ill neonatal infants with a variety of diagnoses and conditions, such as congenital heart disease, pulmonary hypertension, metabolic disorders and other congenital defects Some of the interventions we do include ECMO, CVVH, Peritoneal Dialysis and Therapeutic Hypothermia.
This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job.
The Clinical Nurse (CN) is an RN who provides hands-on care to patients, practicing in an evidence- based manner, within the Scope of Practice of the California Nursing Practice Act, regulatory requirements, standards of care, and hospital policies. Within that role, the CN performs all steps of the nursing process including assessing patients; interpreting data; planning, implementing, and evaluating care; coordinating care with other providers; and teaching the patient and family the knowledge and skills needed to manage their care and prevent complications . The CN partners with the patient’s family wherever possible, considering all aspects of care, to deliver family centered care. As a professional, monitors the quality of nursing care provided.
The Clinical Nurse is responsible for his/her own professional development, including licensure, Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, and maintaining current knowledge regarding the assigned patient population.
As a member of the nursing profession, the Clinical Nurse contributes to the profession of nursing through such activities as teaching others, sharing expertise in unit or hospital based committees, task forces, or councils; and/or professional publications and presentations.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Education: Graduate from an accredited nursing program. BSN preferred
Experience: Minimum 2 years of recent neonatal nursing experience in a level III NICU required.
Licensure/Certification: Current California RN License, Current AHA Healthcare Provider BLS and NRP certification.
Internal Number: 10805
About Stanford Children's Health | Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford
Stanford Children’s Health is the only health care system in the San Francisco Bay Area—and one of the few in the country—exclusively dedicated to pediatric and obstetric care. Our physicians and health care teams offer comprehensive clinical services, from treatments for rare and complex conditions to well-child care at more than 60 locations.
We’re honored to once again be ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. And, thanks to our academic affiliation with Stanford Medicine and Stanford University, we have access to some of the best innovative minds in medicine, science and research working to develop groundbreaking advances and new discoveries. Our new hospital expansion adds an additional 521,000 square feet to Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, allowing us to treat even more patients and advance our preeminent care.