Registered Nurse NICU, NMC Royal Womens Hospital Abu Dhabi

NMC Healthcare is presently hiring suitably qualified candidate for the job role of a Registered Nurse NICU. The successful aspirant will serve at NMC Royal Womens Hospital located in Abu Dhabi, UAE. NMC announced this job vacancy on 26 October 2023 and is receiving applications from all those candidates who are interested.

 Purpose of A Registered Nurse NICU

To provide compassionate and skilled healthcare to patients, promoting their well being and recovery.

Duties of A Registered Nurse NICU

  • Provides direct care and related duties in the critical care.
  • Maintains current knowledge of critical care nursing practice and standards.
  • Plans, implements and evaluates nursing care given to assigned neonate in an effective and organized manner.
  • Responsible for assessment and reassessment of patients.
  • Perform the Appropriateness review of medications before preparing and administering medications as required.
  • Responsible for continuous care for infant in receiving articles like warmer, suction, oxygen & AMBU bag, ET tubes etc ready.
  • Responsible for receiving the infant from the labor room / operating room when required.
  • Demonstrates in depth knowledge of newborn safety, newborn identification policy, hypoglycemic protocol, visitation policy, immunization schedule and breast feeding.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to care for neonates born at risk.
  • Demonstrates complete skill in performing immediate new born care procedures like insertion of nasogastric / orogastric tube, gastric lavage, aspiration, administration of Inj. vitamin K, IV cannulation and check for anal patency.
  • Performs new born assessment including anthropometric measurements.
  • Performs aseptic venipuncture, initiates IV, and cares for infant with peripheral, umbilical central IV.
  • Responsible for initial assessment and stabilization of the new born in the neonatal intensive care unit, placing the infant on continuous hemodynamic monitoring, maintaining thermoregulation, performing capillary glucose monitoring, and carrying out Doctors orders within her scope of practice.

What You’ll Do More?

  • Demonstrates in depth knowledge in the care of infant under phototherapy.
  • Assists with umbilical catherization and collection of specimens, bloods for diagnostic testing.
  • Assesses and documents vital signs at specified frequency as per hospital policy.
  • Ability to set up peripheral cannulation, CPAP, hood oxygen & nasal prong.
  • Assists with intubations by preparing for the procedure.
  • Performs or assists with feedings and encourages breast feeding.
  • Performs baby bath, cord care and eye care meticulously for the infants.
  • Performs new born screening test including audiometry.
  • Prepares, administers and documents all neonatal medication as per hospital policies.
  • Performs a wide range of nursing procedures with attention to accuracy, patient safety and comfort, including those requiring strict aseptic technique.
  • Assists with transfer of new born / infant within the health care facilities and serves as transport nurse for new born / infant during ambulance transport.
  • Provides health education to the infant’s parents about care of infant at home including breast feeding and immunization.
  • Competent in neonatal resuscitation and performs when needed.
  • Responsible for completing all the details on the birth notification form, labor and delivery register.

Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing.
  • 2-3 years of experience a in similar role.

Registered Nurse, NMC Royal Womens Hospital Abu Dhabi UAE

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