Registered Nurse - NICU (SOCH)

Catholic Health System Lebanon, IN
* Registered Nurse – NICU (Sisters of Charity Hospital): The Registered Nurse in Special Care Nursery delivers direct patient care utilizing the Nursing Process to patients with obstetrical, neonatal or gynecologic health needs. He or she collaborates with other health professionals in coordinating patient are and provides direction to other non-licensed personnel within the department.

REPORTS TO: Charge Nurse I/Nurse Manager

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

SKILL AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: (minimum)

Educational Requirements:

* Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

* BSN strongly preferred

* Current New York state License

* Current BLS certification

* Meets and is current and competent with all New York State licensure requirements, not limited to Infection Control and Child Abuse mandatory reporting.

Experience Requirement:

* One (1) year RN experience or a Bachelor prepared Graduate Nurse who has successfully completed either a minimum of 120 hour clinical internship or the 8 Week Summer Paid Internship in Sisters Hospital Level III NICU is required. (Revised 7/16/12)

Knowledge, Skills, Ability:

* Demonstrated clinical ability

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

* Current Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) or within 6 months of hire.

* Current Neonatal Resuscitation Certification (NRP) or within 6 months of hire.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (TECHNICAL/PHYSICAL): Physical activity includes: balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, repetitive motions and heavy work.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions.

Environment

* Normal heat, light space, and safe working environment; typical of most office jobs.

* Occasional exposure to one or more mildly unpleasant physical conditions.

Physical Effort

ACTIVITY & STRENGTH: (MEDIUM)

Low Lift (floor to knuckle): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Mid Lift (knuckle to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

High Lift (shoulder and above): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Full Lift (floor to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Carry: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Push: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Pull: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Overall Strength Category: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Dictionary Of Occupational Titles

Constant (C) 67-100% Workday

Occasional - Frequent (F) 34-66% Workday

Occasional (O) 0-33% Workday

Not Present (N)

Activity - Job Demand

Walk – Frequent

Climb Stairs – Occasional

Stoop – Frequent

Kneel – Occasional

Crouch – Occasional

Reach (immediate) – Frequent

Reach (overhead) – Occasional

Handling – Frequent

Fingering - Frequent

Sitting – Occasional

Standing – Constant

Push Cart - Frequent

Pull Cart - Frequent

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