Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 96978
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 7pm - 7 am 36 hrs / week
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11011005030979-Nursing - LCH ECMO
Successful candidates will hold an RN or RCP license from an accredited school, have three years of acute care experience in their specialty. Preference given to candidates with Neonatal, Pediatric, or Adult Critical Care experience. Candidates will be required to earn and/or maintain ACLS, PALS, and NRP certifications. Schedule requires rotating weeknights, weekends, and call shifts.
Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) has taken the community to another level of service to provide care for the growing population of children in our region. At 247 beds, LCH is the largest children’s hospital between Atlanta and Washington DC. It serves high patient acuity as the flagship children’s hospital within the innovative Atrium Health and offers a full complement of over 125 pediatric subspecialists in over 30 different pediatric specialties. We have 4 pediatric hospitalist teams, a 20-bed PICU (including Cardiac ICU), an 85-bed Level IV NICU, and an inpatient pediatric rehabilitation facility. Levine Children’s also has Charlotte’s only Level 1 Trauma emergency room just for kids, staffed by doctors trained in pediatric emergency medicine. LCH has successfully ranked among the “Best Children’s Hospitals” in the nation by US News & World Report for over 15 consecutive years. Additionally, Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center and Levine Children’s Hospital have earned Magnet re-designation from The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®. Magnet designated health care organizations showcase excellence in nursing practice and patient outcomes.
Operates extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) equipment and performs ECMO therapy according to physician orders, provides care through skillful assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation and evaluation in accordance with facility and department policies, procedures, and/or protocols under the supervision of the ECMO team manager.
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing and pulling. Must be able to lift and support 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment and supplies. Must speak English in good, understandable terms. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell and touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient and/or conditions. Additional department specific physical requirements may be identified for unique responsibilities within the department by the nurse leader.
Education, Experience and Certifications
Graduate of an accredited Registered Nurse or Respiratory Therapy program is required with current licensure and certification as appropriate. Required to maintain active and unencumbered licensure from their respective State Board.
Must maintain current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, Pediatric Life Support and Neonatal Resuscitation Program certifications.
2 years of direct patient care experience in neonatal, pediatric or adult ICU setting is required.
For ECMO Specialist that are RTs, teammates must obtain State Board Endorsement for ECMO within 90 days of completion of ECMO orientation.
BSN/BSRT preferred but not required.