Staff RN- Resident / Med/Surg Unit 6th Floor (April - June start)
Company: Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha
Posted on: March 19, 2023
Full Time Nights 7:00pm - 7:00am with weekend rotation Were
currently searching for a Staff RN Resident 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. 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 patients developmental,
cognitive, cultural, psychosocial, spiritual, and
educational/family influences and physical/medical care
- Admission Assessment:
- Collects and documents data related to patients 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, CNC, family) as indicated
- Develops individualized patient/family plan of care using
CPG/NDs, 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/familys plan of care.
- 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. 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 (CNC, 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/familys readiness to learn
- Documentation reflects accurate assessment/evaluation,
modification, and patients 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 care plan 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.
- Actively engages in Nurse Residency Program through consistent
participation in classroom and preceptor learning activities.
- Attends scheduled residency classroom sessions and activities
in first 7 weeks.
- Completes assigned verbal and written learning activities at
defined due dates.
- Consistently participates in group discussion and reflection
- Provides constructive feedback on Nurse Residency Program.
- Accepts constructive feedback from preceptor and residency
- Professional supports assignment to home unit during Match Day
- Engages in regular collaboration with assigned mentor
throughout first year of employment.
- Completes/conducts EBP/PI project by end of year two of
employment and presents results to defined group.
- Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical
- 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 experience in
- Professionally seeks opportunities to help teammates during
shift as needed.
- Accepts and completes other assigned tasks in a professional
manner. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Excellent skills in communication, listening, customer service,
- Excellent clinical skills providing direct and indirect nursing
care in an office setting.
- Intermediate to advanced computer skills.
- Ability to type, navigate an electronic system, and adapt to
changes in workflows as they occur. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Associate or Bachelors degree from an accredited school of
- 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)
required within 6 months of hire. SPECIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
- Must commit to work full time during first year of Nurse
- Recommend nurse commits to staying for one additional year of
service after completing Nurse Residency Program. 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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