POSITION INFORMATION: Provides technical and professional health care in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in collaboration with the neonatal health care team. Performs assessments, therapeutic planning and care, evaluation, counseling, collaboration, communication, and continuing education.
and Care. Obtains and documents
intrapartum and postpartum maternal history and identifies high risk factors
affecting the infant. Performs neonatal
assessments and differentiates between abnormal and normal physical and
psychosocial status of infants. Obtains and documents pertinent history, lab
values and diagnostic test results and systematically develops and documents
plan of care during stabilization, transport and beyond in collaboration
Planning. Develops and implements
therapeutic plan of care for safe transport and care in accordance with
protocol and under the ongoing direction of the extended health care team.
Stabilizes and resuscitates infants in the delivery room, during
transport, and in the NICU in collaboration with the healthcare team. Assists in and performs procedures as
indicated per protocol and under the supervision of established neonatal health
care team. Analyzes lab data, x-rays,
and other pertinent information and responds accordingly.
Evaluation. Evaluates neonatal patients and families,
effectiveness and appropriateness of medical care, and outcomes. May collect and present data and
Counseling. Provides counseling to the family concerning
their neonate, medical procedures, long-term effects, etc.
Collaboration. Collaborates with other healthcare
professionals to provide efficient quality patient care.
Communication. Communicates with physicians, referring and
accepting physicians, nurse practitioners, nursing staff, and families. Presents progress of neonate through both
written and oral reports.
Continuing Education. Plans and participates in the outreach
teaching and in-service education of nursing and medical staff. Maintains clinical competencies, appropriate
licensure's, flight safety and certification requirements, and stays abreast of
As Needed. Performs
various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
Experience: 24 months experience in a level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Certifications/ Licenses: Registered Nurse Licensure in the State of Oklahoma, BLS, and CPR certification, certification in Neonatal Resuscitation Program.
Equivalent/ Substitution: Will accept an Associate’s Degree in Nursing and 24 months professional nursing (RN) experience for a total of 48 months experience in a level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Preference: 12 months experience in a level 4 NICU