The NICU at University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital has staff with extensive specialized training and experience to provide stabilizing and life-saving care for sick newborns. Through teamwork and collaboration, we respectfully address the physical, emotional, cultural and spiritual needs of pediatric patients and their families. Our compassionate, innovative approach has repeatedly received national recognition. In 2020 the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital was ranked on U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Children’s Hospitals” list. This is the 13th consecutive year that our hospital has received national honors from U.S. News & World Report.
Specialists with University of Minnesota Health are leaders in critical care research and technology. We offer our smallest patients the benefits of receiving care at our nationally recognized academic medical center. The NICU is recognized as a Level IV NICU — the highest level of intensive care for neonates comprised of 3 units Small Baby, Med/Surg, and Intermediate Care with the opportunities to advance to higher level acuity.
We are a designated March of Dimes NICU Family Support® program and have a Neuro NICU with specialized care for babies with neurologic conditions.
- Level IV NICU
- Neonatal Nurse Practitioners on Staff 24/7.
- 74 beds
NICU- Intermediate Care Unit (IMC)
- Level II and III
- 25 beds
- Caring for premature babies 33 weeks and above.
- Offer a variety of respiratory modalities; Conventional Ventilator, Stable Trachs, and HFNC.
- RNs must become NRP certified.
- 1-3 patients per RN depending on stability of the baby
This position is 60 hours in a 2 week period on the night shift, 12 hour shifts and every 3rd weekend. This position is benefit eligible.
Provides care to critically ill premature infants and neonatal patients needing close observation.
- Performs advanced monitoring using current technology
- Cardio respiratory monitoring
- Varitrend monitoring
- Care for patient undergoing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures/interventions on the unit.
- 1 year of NICU RN experience
- MN RN License