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NICU Requirements and Duties

Stability Healthcare places NICU travel nurses in Level I, II, III and IV units across the country. Working with top medical teams at some of the best facilities.

NICU nurses provide care for newborns needing close monitoring due to premature birth, defects, infection, or other medical conditions requiring surgery or therapy. As a Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse, you'll work under the direction of a physician, caring for the newborn, and helping to educate parents.

Requirements

  • Active BLS from the American Heart Association and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) credential
  • Active professional license within the state of practice
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certifications from the American Heart Association are required.
  • Specialty-related certifications are preferred and may be required for specific positions
  • Experience as a NICU nurse
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as an RN