Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse
Plan, supervise and ensure that quality care is given to neonatal patients
Attend high-risk deliveries
Perform all functions of a medical surgical nurse while managing resources during multiple admissions and discharges
Work primarily in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)
Responsible for using highly specialized equipment
Provide psychological, social and educational support to parents and family membersCareer Tasks
Care for the tiniest patients.
The smallest patients oftentimes need the greatest amount of care. Responsible for the most critically ill newborns, Neonatal Intensive Care Nurses provide complete and intensive care until they are well enough to be discharged to their families. A career for those with a great deal of skill and compassion, they’re also relied upon for aeromedical evacuation missions and natural disaster relief to apply their training and expertise to people in need of all ages and sizes.46NXNICU,baby nurse,baby,pediatric,baby nurse,baby nurse,baby nurse
Qualifications SummaryMinimum EducationBachelor’s or master’s degree in nursing from a school accredited by the NLN or CCNEQualifications
- Knowledge of principles and practices of nursing is mandatory.
- Minimum of 12 months full-time nursing practice
- Encouraged to use six of those months practicing specific specialty
- Completion of 5.5-week Commissioned Officer training course
- Must be between the ages of 18 and 47
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Military Training Location
Maxwell AFB AL
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