Pediatric Registered Nurse
The Pediatric Registered Nurse promotes and restores patient’s health as she/he prescribes provides, delegates, evaluates and coordinates comprehensive professional nursing care through the use of the nursing process for pediatric patients. This individual may oversee clinical care of other personnel including Medical Assistants.
Degree from an accredited school of registered nursing; active license for Registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Two or more years of pediatric nursing experience preferred.
Saturday and evening availability required.
COVID-19 Vaccine and Booster required. Flu shot required.
Representative Job Duties
- Consistently and effectively utilizes all steps of the nursing process in the provision of timely, safe, and appropriate patient/family care.
- Assess the patient and family in systematic and ongoing manner for both overt and covert signs and symptoms.
- Collects pertinent data using appropriate assessment techniques.
- Prioritizes data according to patient’s immediate conditions.
- Involves patient, significant others and appropriate health care providers in collection of data when appropriate.
- Consistently uses clear, concise, and effective written/oral communication and complies with departmental policies when sharing relevant patient care data.
- Demonstrates critical thinking skills, derives and documents appropriate diagnoses from patient and family assessment.
- Identifies expected outcomes individualized to patients and provides follow-up care as needed, documents these clinical and educational outcomes consistent with the patient’s diagnoses and capabilities and educates patients and families on treatment of illness, health maintenance and prevention.
- Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide age-specific care and consults appropriate resources when serving patients outside the Center’s regular patient population.
- Effective and appropriate delegation of patient care activities to coworkers.
- Demonstrates technical competence based on patient needs including phlebotomy, IV insertion, informatics, POC testing and proper use of equipment.
- Provides a safe and clean environment through the use of appropriate risk management practices such as labeling and removing broken/expired items from service.
- Provides appropriate follow-up care as needed.
- Practices in compliance with established practice standards, policies, procedures, protocols, and regulations. Completes all mandatory requirements.
- Provides basic education information to patients and family, focusing on self-care appropriate to their age and identified learning considerations and needs.
- Demonstrates an ability to remain calm, perform effectively and professionally during peak periods of activity and emergency situations.
- Assumes other duties as assigned.
Competitive benefits package. Generous tuition assistance available after 1 year of service.
Please submit cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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