This position will float to various units in the hospital depending on needs. Performs the functions of a registered nurse in direct patient care. Utilizes the nursing process in the delivery of developmentally appropriate care. Works effectively with members of the health care team in the provision of care to patients and families.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provides competent care for families based on practice patterns which reflect new levels of awareness of suffering, patient/family psychosocial needs, and complexity of clinical judgment.
Demonstrates effective use of communication skills.
Participates in the development of professional and educational activities.
Demonstrates competence in professional practice. Applies nursing research to clinical practice.
Applies nursing research to clinical practice.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Bachelor of Science in Nursing strongly preferred.
Licenses & certifications
Current license to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas.
Two to three years of clinical experience in pediatrics.
Specific knowledge, skills, and abilities
Physical and emotional health adequate for attendance requirements and performance which may include, but is not limited to: assessment of patient conditions, lifting/transferring patients, appropriate use of technical equipment, and rapid recognition and response to emergency situations.
and doctors who treat who give the nurses lots of autonomy and respect. I also love the patients and families we have. They are very involved in their child’s care and appreciative of what we do for them.
Kelsei, RN, BSN, CPN