Job descritption:

NICU (Neonatal intensive care unit) involves responsible for the care and treatment of newborn infants suffering from illness or prematurity, as well as caring for their parents and guardians.


  • Has thorough knowledge of the pathophysiology and developmental growth of the neonate.
  • Conducts a complete assessment and reassessment of the neonate according to policy (patient acuity).
  • Delivers patient care based on neonate’s gestational age and stage of development.
  • Utilizes the nursing process in providing nursing care based on the identified needs/problems..
  • Understands and performs pain assessment and reassessment using age-appropriate tools.
  • Cares for the neonatal patient utilizing the NICU policies and procedures.
  • Participates in policy and procedure development and revisions.
  • Participates in unit based performance improvement initiatives.
  • Demonstrates and states use of and functions of NICU equipment.
  • Explains use and necessity of high-tech equipment to parents.
  • Actively participates in parent teaching in the care of the neonate and fostering family-centered care.
  • Assesses parent-infant interaction and makes appropriate referrals to support services when necessary.
  • Participation in multi-disciplinary meetings and parent conferences.
  • Aware of current trends in neonatal nursing.


  •  BSN prepared
  •  Two years experience in NICU
  • Competent in vent/tracheostomy and gastrostomy tubes, medication titration, and UA-lines.
  • Preferred: Board Certification

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