Occupation Project- Natalie, Stephanie, Maria
what is a neonatal nurse?
Neonatal nursing is a subspecialty of nursing that works with newborn infants born with a variety of problems ranging from prematurity, birth defects, infection, cardiac malformations, and surgical problems. The neonatal period is defined as the first month of life; however, these newborns are often sick for months.
what are the hours/schedule?
Neonatal critical care is provided around the clock, and on weekends, and on holidays. Many neonatal nurses work 12 hours, day or night shifts however some nurseries offer 8 or 10 hours for a flexible schedule.
are there personality requirements?
what are some education requirements? Salary?
Anyone wanting to be a neonatal nurse must be a registered nurse with a bachelor of science in nursing.
The salary ranges:
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