Staff RN - Operating Room
Company: Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha
Posted on: May 6, 2021
Full Time, Nights .9 FTE 630p-7a; Mon, Tues, Wed. Holiday
rotation required We re searching for an Operating Room Staff RN to
Coordinate professional nursing and individualized, family centered
care to pediatric patients/families through the use of the nursing
process and clinical skills in accordance with standards and
hospital policies and procedures. Varied schedules to include
weekend and holiday patterns. We offer a Transition to Pediatric
Nursing: Adult to Pediatric Nursing program for nurses with a BSN
who have worked a minimum of one year with adults. The program is
designed to teach you everything you need to know about pediatric
nursing and culminates in eligibility for national certification as
a pediatric RN. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
- Conducts individualized age-specific patient/family assessments
according to defined unit scope and nursing practice standards,
appropriate collaborative problems (CPG's)/nursing diagnoses(ND's),
or protocols. (Individualized refers to the patient s
developmental, cognitive, cultural, psychosocial, spiritual, and
educational/family influences and physical/medical care
- Admission Assessment:
- Collects and documents data related to patient s individualized
- Demonstrates age-specific competency in assessment of patients
by the ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of the
patient needs, knowledge of growth and development, and
understanding of the range of treatment needed by these
- Assesses patient/family need for education and uses an
individualized approach in delivery style.
- Assesses family expectations for, and involvement in the
assessment and continuous care or treatment of the patient.
- Identifies nursing diagnoses, collaborative problems, and/or
protocols for each patient, based on assessment, at the time of
- Shift Assessment/Reassessment:
- Performs reassessment based on unit standards, CPG's/ND's,
protocols and changes in patient condition. Communicates changes to
appropriate persons (MD, Supervisor, family) as indicated
- Develops individualized patient/family plan of care using
CPG/ND s, and practice guidelines/protocols to meet identified
needs. (Plan of Care includes current and anticipated actions
focused on care, education, discharge needs.)
- Utilizes assessment data from the healthcare team to
individualize appropriate goals and actions for the patient,
including collaboration with the family and the healthcare
- Utilizes individualized assessment data to develop the
patient/family s plan of care.
- Formulates goals and outcomes based on assessment data.
- Revises plan of care based on patient s condition,
interdisciplinary input, and family needs.
- Demonstrates ability to prioritize patient interventions based
on assessments/reassessments. Uses available child care partners to
support patient care needs as appropriate.
- Implements and evaluates nursing actions in accordance with the
individualized patient/family plan of care and patient
- Oversees that the nursing and interdisciplinary plan of
care/goals are coordinated, implemented, evaluated, and revised as
needed. Identifies the need for interdisciplinary
involvement/outside resources and follows through. Uses appropriate
resources (Charge RN, CNS/Educator, PCM, MD, etc) to ensure that
clinical outcomes are achieved.
- Incorporates critical thinking into the delivery of clinical
skills and in analyzing patient response to orders, tests, labs,
medications, and treatments.
- Demonstrates clinical competence in administering interventions
according to identified standards and age specific needs.
- Provides and/or coordinates with other disciplines
patient/family education according to identified care needs,
considering assessment of patient/family s readiness to learn
- Documentation reflects accurate assessment/evaluation,
modification, and patient s response to therapy, changes in
condition, and therapeutic interventions/procedures.
- Entries in the medical record follow hospital policy (i.e.,
date, time, use of appropriate abbreviations, and legibility).
- Documentation is completed within established timeframes
including, but not limited to: Admission Assessment form, daily
Patient Flowsheet, Peripheral IV Flowsheet, Family Education
Record, and Interdisciplinary Goals.
- Reviews and updates computerized careplan to accurately reflect
the plan of care.
- Completes computerized documentation within established
timeframes, including, but not limited to: Medication
Administration Record, Allergies, Patient Information, etc.
- Completes and verifies accurate order entry in the computerized
- Ensures that discharge instructions clearly state patient care
needs after discharge.
- Accepts assignments to float to other units utilizing clinical
skill sets and appropriate resources, delegating when appropriate.
Professionally supports the assigned unit, as seen through
interactions with patients, families, area staff, colleagues and
- Accepts assignment to mentor student nurse observation
experience in unit.
- Accepts assignments to share/teach knowledge and provide
clinical support as a relief preceptor for new staff.
- Professionally seeks opportunities to help teammates during
shift as needed.
- Accepts and completes other assigned tasks in a professional
manner. If designated relief Charge RN, add competencies Addendum
A. If designated compensated preceptor, add competencies Addendum B
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Must be able to perform a variety of duties, often changing
from one task to another of a different nature, without loss of
efficiency or composure, and be able to perform under stressful
conditions when confronted with multiple requests, demonstrating
prioritizing skills. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- Diploma, Associates, or Bachelor s degree from an accredited
school of nursing required
- Minimum 1 year of RN experience required
- Experience with pediatric patients preferred.
- Previous experience with EPIC preferred.
- Current and valid Nebraska RN license/RN Compact license
- Current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American
Heart Association is required.
- Current and valid Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
certification required, within 6 months of hire.
- Current and valid certification in relevant specialty area
preferred EOE/Vets/Disabled IND123
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