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RN - Registered Nurse - Pediatrics to NICU Career Path

Company: Sanford Health
Location: Fargo
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Create Your Career with Us

As one of the largest not-for-profit health systems in the United States, Sanford Health is always looking to innovate and grow. Grow with us by joining our team of over 18,000 nurses. Our workplace culture focuses on treating patients and co-workers like family. You ll work with people who value your advancement and help you find your niche.

Facility: Sanford Medical Center Fargo

Location: Fargo, ND

Address: 5270 22nd Ave S, Fargo, ND 58104, USA

Shift: 12 Hours - Rotating Shifts

Job Schedule: Full time

Weekly Hours: 36. 00

Starting Rate: $30.00

Pay Info: $12,000 sign on bonus with two year commitment.

Department Details

This position will start in our pediatric unit with the intention of moving to a RN role with NICU after one year of service. Our NICU offers:

A 40-bed Level IV NICU. The nurse ground/air transport team that functions out of NICU brings in approximately 30% of the infants admitted to the NICU. Conditions of the infants can include prematurity, sepsis, respiratory distress, surgical emergencies, birth-related trauma and other medical conditions.

RNs,Neonatal Nurse Practitioners and Neonatologists work in collaboration to provide direct care to infants.

Sanford Children s NICU offers an advanced level of equipment and capabilities not found at every NICU, including: synchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation, sophisticated pulmonary functioning testing, high frequency oscillatory ventilation, nitric oxide therapy, and cool cap system.

Staff Mix: RNs provide care to the intensive care infants as well as the other levels of care. Our specially trained flight nurses and Respiratory Therapists provide transport services to all of North Dakota, South Dakota, and western Minnesota. Respiratory therapists also staff the NICU at all times, providing respiratory care and direct patient care. Neonatal Nurse Practitioners are on site 24/7.

*Sign on bonus available!

Job Summary

We re looking for positive, compassionate, hardworking registered nurses (RN) who can provide the high-quality care patients and families have come to expect from us. In our fast-paced work environment, the registered nurses who thrive are adaptable, great communicators, detail-oriented and have excellent time management skills. Because innovation impacts everything we do, our nursing team is full of critical thinkers who aren t afraid to ask tough questions. Whether you re a newly graduated registered nurse or have years of experience as an RN, we want someone willing to work closely with our nursing leaders to advance the organization. We take pride in giving you the necessary skills and tools to succeed in your goals throughout your career.

Plans and coordinates patient care, assessment, education, triage and various other nursing interventions
Collaborates with colleagues, including physicians, to plan, implement and evaluate care
Empathetically cares for patients during all stages of preventive services, health maintenance, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up along the continuum of care
Demonstrates competency and uses comprehensive nursing expertise


Graduate from an accredited nursing program required, including, but not limited to, American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA). Bachelor s Degree in nursing preferred.

Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Nursing

Req Number: R-74680

Featured: No

Keywords: Sanford Health, Fargo , RN - Registered Nurse - Pediatrics to NICU Career Path, Healthcare , Fargo, North Dakota

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