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
Caring for babies above 32 weeks
1-2 patients per RN depending on stability of the baby
RNs must become NRP certified.
The Nursing Manager manages nursing practice and patient care operations in collaboration with and accountable to the Nursing Director.This includes: nursing practice, quality and safety, regulatory compliance, finance and other operational accountabilities.
Manages day-to-day operations of assigned area(s) to ensure support of the mission, vision, values and goals of the organization.
Plans, manages, coordinates and evaluates patient care activities including staffing, resource management, quality and safety, regulatory compliance, and financial management.
Manages equipment inventory and supply management within operational budget.
Accountable for capacity management to promote patient flow.
Develops, implements, monitors and evaluates the quality improvement initiatives.
Responsible for 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.
Drive improvement activities that promote patient centered care and positive customer experience.
In partnership the Nursing Practice and Education team assure that evidence based/best practice clinical care is being delivered.
Ensures staff compliance in areas of job requirements, education and clinical competency.
Works with Nurse Director to establish goals and objectives.
Promotes a culture of high employee engagement, professional development, nursing education and research.
Partners with interprofessional team members across the continuum of care to achieve organizational outcomes.
Bachelors degree in Nursing. If Bachelors degree is not in nursing must have a Masters degree is nursing
Four Years nursing experience, at least two of which is in a formal or informal (charge, lead, preceptor) leadership role.
Licensed Registered Nurse. Ability to obtain Minnesota nursing license at time of hire.
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