1. Provide onboarding of all new staff for the NICU including, but not limited to, the NICU residency program, Core/Annual Compentencies, policies and procedures, orientation schedules, explaining departmental expecatations, assisting with obtaining of passwords/access when applicable and explaining educational requirements for evaluation periods.
2. Evaluate departmental educational needs and develop educational prgrasms and in-services, in coordination with other departmental educators and leadership team members, to meet those needs.
3. Assist leadership team and medical staff to identify QAPI initatives and monitor/audit QAPI indicators.
4. Assist with writing, revising, and educating staff on departmental policies.
5. Participate in Shared Governance committees as assigned and support staff in participating in unit-based and hospital wide committees.
6. Maintain current knowledge of standards of care in neonatal nursing and Joint Commission/CMS/Texas Administrative Code requirments for the NICU
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.