As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
This position is 48 hours every two weeks, 7pm-7am/7am-7pm, every third weekend and holiday rotation.
As Delaware’s only Level IV NICU, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children provides care for the most critically ill infants. Our patients require a full spectrum of complex medical and surgical management, including the state’s only neonatal extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) center. At the heart of our neonatal care team, our NICU nurses provide care to neonates of varying diagnoses, including illnesses of the respiratory, cardiac, neurologic, gastrointestinal, renal/urologic, skeletal, and metabolic systems.
The NICU currently provides care for 22 patients in our state of the art, single-room design unit. Future planning for the unit includes the addition of 14 brand new beds in 2018, as well as implementation of a High Risk Delivery Unit for neonates with known congenital anomalies.
Previous Level III-IV NICU experience preferred
Bachelor of Nursing degree from an accredited school of nursing
Current Delaware State Board of Nursing Licensure
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.