NICU

  • Crewe, Cheshire East

  • £35.00 - £38.00 per hour

  • Permanent

Job Description: NICU Nurse at Nutrix Medical in Crewe

Position: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Nurse

Location: Crewe, UK

Employer: Nutrix Medical


About Nutrix Medical: Nutrix Medical is a premier healthcare recruitment agency, committed to providing highly skilled medical professionals to healthcare institutions across the UK. We are dedicated to improving patient care by connecting exceptional healthcare providers with facilities that require their expertise.

Job Summary: We are seeking a compassionate and experienced Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Nurse to join our team in Crewe. The successful candidate will provide specialized nursing care to critically ill newborns, working closely with a multidisciplinary team to ensure the highest standards of care. This role demands a high level of clinical skill, emotional resilience, and the ability to work effectively under pressure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct patient care to neonates in the NICU, including monitoring vital signs, administering medications, and performing medical procedures.
  • Develop and implement individualized care plans for each patient, in collaboration with neonatologists and other healthcare professionals.
  • Assist with the stabilization and resuscitation of newborns, using advanced life support techniques.
  • Educate and support families, providing information on their baby’s condition, treatment plans, and expected outcomes.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed patient records, ensuring documentation is complete and up to date.
  • Operate and maintain specialized equipment such as incubators, ventilators, and intravenous pumps.
  • Administer and manage intravenous medications and nutritional support.
  • Ensure compliance with healthcare regulations and standards, maintaining a safe and clean environment.
  • Participate in ongoing professional development and training sessions to stay current with the latest practices and technologies in neonatal care.
  • Work collaboratively with other healthcare team members to provide holistic and comprehensive care.
  • Implement infection control practices to prevent the spread of illness within the NICU.

Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse (RN) with a valid NMC (Nursing and Midwifery Council) registration.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a NICU or similar critical care environment.
  • Certification in Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) preferred.
  • Strong clinical skills in neonatal nursing, including the use of advanced medical equipment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to support and educate families.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • High level of emotional resilience and the ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Commitment to providing compassionate, high-quality care to newborns and their families.
  • Proficiency in electronic health record (EHR) systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Additional certifications or training in neonatal nursing.
  • Experience with a variety of neonatal conditions and treatments.
  • Familiarity with the healthcare system in the Crewe region.

Working Conditions:

  • Full-time position with a flexible schedule, including night shifts and weekends.
  • Primary location in Crewe, with potential travel to other local healthcare facilities.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Supportive work environment with opportunities for professional growth and development.

 

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Equal Opportunity Employer: Nutrix Medical is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

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