Dignity Health RN NICU in SANTA MARIA, California


Marian Regional Medical Center , located in Santa Maria, CA, is nationally ranked among the top 10% in the nation for safety core measures in Cardiac Services and has the only comprehensive Cancer treatment and resource program from Los Angeles to San Francisco. In April 2012, Marian opened its doors to a brand new state-of-the-art facility which houses the latest technology to support excellent physicians and caregivers who deliver compassionate care each and every day. Marian's new hospital includes 191 beds, expanded and enhanced Emergency Department, Critical Care Unit, NICU and women's services.

Marian is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA and French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is recognized for the highest quality hospitals, physicians from the top medical schools in the country, primary care offices to ensure access for all patients, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and a comprehensive home health service; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community's access to health care.


About This Position

In keeping with the Marian Medical Center health care philosophy, the Registered Nurse manages quality patient care through the nursing process. Coordinates plan of care with the health care team. Assumes leadership role for unit personnel to prepare and assist them with their responsibilities. Employees are responsible for completion of unit competency assessments, annual safety review, CPR, and renewal of license by maintaining continuing education units as required by hospital policy. Employees must successfully pass clinical math exam prior to orientation to unit.

Work within a team model of patient-care delivery. Proficient basic nursing skills and specialty skills. Knowledge of the nursing process and the ability to apply these principles appropriately. Caring, compassionate attitude toward others. Relates with patients/visitors empathetically and tactfully. Organize and prioritize work efficiently. Clear, effective written and oral English skills, and objective active-listening skills. Delegate appropriate patient care tasks, duties, etc. to other team members. Willingness to actively participate in process improvement activities. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with others across all departments. Reacts calmly and efficiently in emergencies.

Collaborates and provides leadership with patient-care team. Maintains effective relationships with coworkers and medical staff. Applies the nursing process in the provision of care to the full compliment in gestational ages and pathophysiological and psychosocial complexities in the NICU environment. Demonstrated competence in the understanding and use of various technologies in the critical care environment. Competence in attending deliveries and internal transports. Demonstrates experience with advanced skill practice in the placement of Umbilical line, PICC lines and needle thoracentesis and intubation. In addition to these major responsibilities, the Registered Nurse may be assigned other duties.



RN Selection Criteria

  • Registered Nurse with a minimum of 4 years of experience at a Community or Regional Level Newborn ICU work experience.

  • Greater than 5 years of experience preferred.

  • Other candidates to be considered on an individual basis and attributes.

  • Minimum requirement:

  • Associates degree and other specialty specific training, NICU certification.

  • BLS, NRP National certification in NICU, Stable, transport certification.

  • Current California Registered Nurse license.

  • Current approved health care provider.

  • Preferred: BSN, NICU certification and/or Masters degree.

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Job ID 2018-51733

Employment Type Full Time

Department Neonatal ICU

Hours / Pay Period 72

Facility Marian Regional Medical Center

Shift Night


State/Province CA

Standard Hours nights