DO you have perinatal techs in your nursery... - page 2

would you advise a nursing student to try to find employment as one? I let my NA cert expire, but I can do a refresher course w/in the month in 2 weeks, and I've seen a few postings for these at a... Read More

  1. by   nervousnurse
    The NICU I used to work in sometimes let techs/aides float to our unit when we were realllly busy and understaffed---but only for feedings---and only on VERY stable babies. They wanted our NICU to go "all RN" (as they all do!) but they could NEVER hire or retain enough of them -especially on nights! So, LVN's like myself were cross-trained and I LOVED it!
  2. by   neonatalRN
    Cindy- I know this is late, but I am just reading this now. You work at Children's in St. Paul, don't you? I have been applying to your NICU for months now, and they keep telling me they can't hire me because I don't have a BSN, even though I have a BS in Biology and an ADN.

    Heidi (now an RN!)