The NICU at University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital has staff with extensive specialized training and experience to provide stabilizing and life-saving care for sick newborns. Through teamwork and collaboration, we respectfully address the physical, emotional, cultural and spiritual needs of pediatric patients and their families. Our compassionate, innovative approach has repeatedly received national recognition.In 2020 the University of Minnesota Masonic Childrens Hospital was ranked on U.S. News & World Reports annual Best Childrens Hospitals list. This is the 13 th consecutive year that our hospital has received national honors from U.S. News & World Report.
Specialists with University of Minnesota Health are leaders in critical care research and technology. We offer our smallest patients the benefits of receiving care at our nationally recognized academic medical center. The NICU is recognized as a Level IV NICU the highest level of intensive care for neonates comprised of 3 units Small Baby, Med/Surg, and Intermediate Care with the opportunities to advance to higher level acuity.
We are a designated March of Dimes NICU Family Support program and have a Neuro NICU with specialized care for babies with neurologic conditions.
Level IV NICU
Neonatal Nurse Practitioners on Staff 24/7
NICU- Intermediate Care Unit (IMC)
Level II and III
Caring for premature babies 33 weeks and above.
Offer a variety of respiratory modalities; Conventional Ventilator, Stable Trachs, and HFNC.
RNs must become NRP certified.
1-3 patients per RN depending on stability of the baby
This position is responsible for assisting the Manager with department operations. This includes supervision of personnel and projects as delegated, including but not limited to human resources management, nursing practice, quality and safety, regulatory compliance, finance and other operational accountabilities.
Partners with Manager to supervise/manage day-to-day or shift-to-shift operations to ensure support of the mission, vision, values and goals of the organization.
Assists Manager to plan, manage, coordinate and evaluate patient care activities including staffing, resource management, quality and safety, regulatory compliance, and financial management.
Prioritizes assignments to assure timely, productive, and efficient use of resources.
Assists NM to manage equipment inventory and supply management within operational budget.
Collaborates with Nursing, Provider leadership and other stakeholders to implement and evaluate standards of practice.
Collects and analyzes quality data and utilizes process improvement methodology to insure deliver of safe and quality patient care.
Assists with department change and acts a change agent in of system change, procedure change and process changes.
Demonstrates skills/abilities in provision of patient care
Ensures unit protocols, benchmarks, and hospital procedures are initiated appropriately.
Assists Manager to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate the quality improvement initiatives.
Assists Manager with human resources management to achieve quality service and positive employee relations.
Ensures compliance with organizational policies and procedures.
Advocates for patient, family and staff needs.
Drives improvement activities that promote patient centered care and positive customer experience.
Assists Manager to ensure staff compliance in areas of job requirements, education and clinical competency.
Promotes a culture of high employee engagement, professional development, nursing education and research.
Bachelors degree in Nursing.
Three years nursing experience, at least one of which in a formal or informal (charge, lead, preceptor) leadership role. Knowledge of patient population served in area of responsibility.
Licensed Registered Nurse. Ability to obtain Minnesota nursing license at time of hire.
Masters degree in nursing, health care administration, business administration or related field
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