Performs the functions of a registered nurse in direct patient care in the Pediatric Intensive Care/Neuro Trauma Department. 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. This is a full-time position, 7p-7a, 72 hours a pay period, rotating weekends. (Please ask us about our sign-on bonus for experienced Nurses)
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Assesses and collects data in a comprehensive manner identifying underlying family needs to implement an individualized plan of care. Demonstrates competence in the delivery of nursing care. Evaluates and revises plan of care based on evolving needs. Utilizes problem-solving approaches which compare one situation with another. Provides comprehensive, individualized teaching based on identified learning needs of families. Recognizes impact of personal involvement in therapeutic relationship.
Communicates in an accurate, objective manner Recognizes and accesses multidisciplinary team members in meeting identified patient/family needs. Responds to verbal and nonverbal communication. Identifies problems and reports these to appropriate personnel.
Assists in identifying learning needs of staff nurses and other health care workers. Assists in developing strategies to meet identified learning needs. Supports and/or maintains membership in a professional organization. Shares pertinent information gained from professional seminars, conferences, books, or journals.
Seeks evaluation of self from peers and clinically advanced professionals to improve professional practice. Incorporates unit based goals into nursing process. Is a member of a unit based committee/project/task force. Utilizes standards to develop plans of care for primary patients. Preceptor for novice/beginners.
Reads and evaluates current nursing research that has implications for clinical practice. Modifies own practice based on nursing research and quality improvement findings. Evaluates clinical practice to identify problems for potential study. Participates in research and/or quality improvement activities.
Licenses & certifications
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. #CB
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