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    Name: Pamela Banks-Johnson
    Job Title: Program Specialist, Assistant Director
    Where: Piscataway, NJ
    Years of Experience: 15+
    Education: Keller Graduate School of Management, MPA - Concentration in Nonprofit Management
    Salary: See PayScale's Research Center for median Nonprofit Salaries, including the Salary for a Nonprofit Program Manager.

    Nonprofit Careers in Demand - Program Manager

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  • Nursing Jobs - Neonatal Nursing Career

    Name: Donna
    Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse
    Where: Loris, SC
    Employer: Not Given
    Years of Experience: 9
    Education: Brunswick Community College: Diploma; Neonatal resuscitation program instructor
    Salary: See PayScale's Research Center for the median LPN salary range.

    Neonatal Nursing Career

    Donna has a passion for labor. No, not construction work, but the hardest labor of all, delivering a baby. Though most of the work is done by the mother, Donna shows that it’s definitely a team effort. She shares her newborn nursery nurse resume and describes some personal experiences from her neonatal nursing career. In this labor and delivery nurse article you will also find out what steps are taken to prepare for a delivery all the way to discharge of the newborn, and read about the challenges of the average neonatal nurse. If you are prepared to learn how to care for people during a tornado, then read on.

    Neonatal Nurse Job Description

    I'm a level 1 newborn nursery nurse. I'm in charge of taking care of the infants in our facility during my shift. I also attend all vaginal and C-section deliveries and assist in labor and delivery by hooking up laboring patients to monitors, starting IV's, assisting with getting patients ready for C-sections, and assisting on the postpartum floor with general patient care. Part of my job is to assist doctors with circumcisions, lumbar punctures, and umbilical catheterizations. I then enter all orders into the database. Sometimes I attend infants on phototherapy, maintain their IV fluids, oxygen needs, and conduct hearing screens on infants prior to discharge. I'm one of four neonatal resuscitation program instructors at my facility. I keep staff up to date on the latest Nurse Refresher Program (NRP) updates and procedures. Patient education is also an important part of my job.

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