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NICU RN - Travel or Local

Edina, Minnesota 55435

Category: Health Job Number: 17022

Voca Health has immediate openings available for Travel or local Neonatal Intensive Care Unity (NICU) Registered Nurse (RN) professionals in Edina, MN!


Voca connects Travel Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, LPNs, CNAs, and other clinical professionals with fantastic health systems nationwide. Our goal is full partnership with our travelers, providing the tools, guidance, and opportunities to help our travelers reach their individual goals. Voca provides travelers a variety of benefits including insurance, vacation, referral bonuses, and dedicated support for active travelers.

Assignment details are provided below, we’re excited to hear from you. Interested travelers (or local candidates!) will reach out to Voca at, 507-288-5260.


Assignment Details 


  • Neonatal intensive care unit registered nurses provide critical care to premature and sick newborns. In addition to providing around-the-clock care to these patients, NICU RNs offer support to the parents. This parental support can range from emotional encouragement to advising parents on how to take care of an infant when they return home. NICU RNs work as a team member with other nurse practitioners and physicians. Their prime responsibility is to ensure that a newborn's critical care treatment is secure.


  • This is an 18-bed level III neonatal intensive care unit.
  • The Registered Nurse is responsible for the assessment, planning, delivery, and evaluation of nursing care for all assigned patient population(s).  The RN is responsible for performing these responsibilities in accordance with all policy, procedure and professional practice guidelines.  The RN coordinates care with members of the health care team and delegates responsibilities to others as appropriate.
Assesses patient needs and identifies expected nursing outcomes.

*Assesses patient needs and identifies expected nursing outcomes.
• Involves the patient, family and other health team members in gathering data.
• Uses an ongoing, systematic process to gather relevant data from patient and family.
• Analyzes data to identify potential risks, prioritize needs and determine priority problems.
• Identifies outcomes that are age appropriate, culturally appropriate, realistic and attainable.
• Validates these with patient, family and other health team members.
• Documents data and identified outcomes.*Develops an individualized nursing plan of care.
• Collaborates with patient, family and other health team members to develop a nursing plan of care• Develops an individualized plan based on age, social and cultural considerations, condition and other relevant needs.
• Determines nursing interventions based on identified needs.
• Identifies interdisciplinary resources needed to assist in implementing the nursing plan of care.
• Prioritizes interventions based on patient acuity, available resources, and patient/family preferences and needs.
• Documents and updates the plan of care to assure continuity throughout the continuum of care.

*Implements nursing interventions based on the plan of care.
• Provides care according to the plan, and in accordance with all relevant policies, procedures and nursing practice guidelines.
• Coordinates nursing care with the care of all other health team member.
• Initiates age and culturally appropriate measures to meet patient needs and achieve expected outcomes.
• Initiates patient/family teaching as appropriate to age, readiness to learn and available resources.
• Collaborates, consults, or makes referrals if unable to perform safely and independently.
• Delegates direct and indirect patient care activities to appropriate personnel based on needs, condition, potential for risk/harm, complexity of the skill and predictability of the outcome.
• Assures all actions are based on scientific, ethical or ecological principles; proven effectiveness; past experience; practice standards; patient/family requests and values; or, legal parameters.
• Documents interventions according to practice guidelines.
• Responds to emergent situations.

*Evaluates care and patient response to interventions and expected outcomes.
• Systematically and continuously evaluates patient’s response to interventions.
• Modifies the interventions based on patient response and changing patient condition.
• Involves the patient, family and other health team members in evaluating care.
• Uses ongoing assessment data to revise patient needs; priority problems, nursing outcomes and the plan of care.*Uses communication strategies to achieve desirable outcomes.
• Communicates verbal and written information in a clear, concise, accurate, and timely manner.
• Uses communication strategies appropriate to patient/family needs for information, education, and support.
• Communicates effectively with all members of the health care team.

*  Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served.



  • Bachelor's degree
Minimum Experience
  • 5 years of special care nursery OR 1 to 2 years of neonatal intensive care unit nursing - Required
  • 3 to 5 years exoerience- Preferred

  • Nursing assessment skills and abilities
  • Knowledge of developmental stages and age appropriate outcomes and interventions
  • Knowledge of cultural differences and culturally appropriate outcomes and interventions
  • Nursing care planning
  • Prioritization skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Technical nursing skills related to assigned patient populations
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Nursing theory and practice
  • Knowledge of emergency and other relevant policies and procedures
  • Documentation skills
  • Body mechanics
  • Infection control principles and practices
  • Nursing evaluation skills
  • Knowledge and ability to use effective communication strategies
  • Knowledge of developmental stages and age appropriate outcomes and interventions
Ability to accept cultural differences


  • 0.9 12hr night shift RN x2 0.9 12hr day shift RN x1


  • Current MN Nursing License
    Current NRP


Traveler Benefits

Partnering with Voca comes with a number of benefits including:

  • Dedicated Recruiter
  • Paid Vacation Program
  • 401(k) Program
  • Insurance Options
  • Competitive, Flexible Pay Packages
  • Housing Location Assistance
  • Excellent Referral Programs

Voca Health
Phone 507-288-5260
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