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Staff RN - Bedside - Pre/Post CARES Unit

Company: Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha
Location: Omaha
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Full Time Days 7:00am-7:30pm with weeknight, weekend, and holiday PACU call rotation Were searching for a Pre/Post Staff RN in the CARES Unit to prescribe, delegate and coordinate professional nursing care to pediatric patients through the use of nursing process and in accordance with hospital policy/procedure. Meets job specific standards. Demonstrates competency in identified skills for area. On call responsibilities vary depending on department. Those working in the Radiology Nursing department will work with pre/post patients in the Radiology setting. Additional competencies may apply to those working in this area. 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 upon admission according to defined standards. Ongoing patient/family assessments/reassessments are completed according to the appropriate CPG, PNDS or protocols and unit standard of care.
  • Collects and documents data related to patients physical, mental, developmental, emotional and social condition.
  • Demonstrates age-specific competency in assessment of patients by the ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of the patients needs, knowledge of growth and development, and understanding of the treatment needed.
  • Assesses patient/family need for education and uses an individualized approach in delivery style.
  • Performs ongoing reassessment based on unit standards, CPGs, PNDS goals and changes in patient condition. Reports changes to the appropriate persons (MD , supervisor, family) as indicated.
  • Develops individualized patient/family plans of care using CPGs, PNDS goals or protocols to meet physical, psychosocial, developmental and educational needs. Revises plan of care based on patient condition and in collaboration with appropriate disciplines.
  • Utilizes assessment data from the healthcare team to individualize appropriate goals and actions for the patient.
  • Utilizes individualized assessment data to develop patient/familys plan of care may include NORA or general anesthesia
  • Formulates goals and outcomes based on assessment data.
  • Revises plan of care based on patients condition, interdisciplinary input, and family needs.
  • Demonstrates ability to prioritize patient interventions based on assessments/reassessments.
  • Implements nursing actions in accordance with the patient/family plan of care and patient condition/needs.
  • Incorporates critical thinking into the delivery of clinical skills and/or MRI safety and in analyzing patient response to medication, treatments, procedures, tests, and labs.
  • Demonstrates clinical competence in administering interventions according to identified standards and age specific needs.
  • Uses appropriate resources (policy/procedures, supervisor) when unsure of skill/task to be performed or analyzing patient responses.
  • Provides and/or coordinates with other disciplines patient/family education according to identified care needs, considering assessment of patient/familys readiness to learn.
  • Evaluates nursing actions to include patient/parent response and progression toward goal/ outcome, revising as necessary.
  • Documentation reflects assessment /evaluation, modification, and patients response to therapeutic interventions, procedures, and changes in condition.
  • Entries into medical record follow hospital policy(date, time, use of appropriate abbreviations, and legibility)
  • Completes computerized documentation per policy.
  • Completes and verifies order entry, including surgical consents.
  • All documentation is accurate and completed within a timely manner. 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 Bachelors 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. CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
        • Current valid Nebraska RN license/RN Compact license required.
        • 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 SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
          • For RNs working in the Radiology Nursing area, RNs will be trained in all areas of Radiology Nursing and will complete all required competencies. EOE/Vets/Disabled Make a meaningful difference improving the lives of children! At Childrens, the regions only full-service pediatric healthcare center, our people make us the very best for kids. Come cultivate your passion, purpose and professional development in an environment of excellence and inclusion, where team members are supported and deeply valued. Opportunities for career growth abound as we grow our services and spaces, including the cutting-edge Hubbard Center for Children. Join our highly engaged, caring teamand join us in providing brighter, healthier tomorrows for the children we serve.

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