Performs the functions of a registered nurse in direct patient care in the Critical Care Depeartment at the Plano, TX campus. 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. Performs the functions of a registered nurse in direct patient care in the Pediatric Intensive Care Department - in Plano, Texas. This is a Full-time Night position, 72 hours a pay period. Rotating weekends.
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.
Licenses & certifications
Current licenses to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas.
One to three years of clinical experience, preferably 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