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Registered Nurse - Pediatrics, Days, FT

HCA East Florida Division Type Full time Posted 1/6/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 4/25/2014
FL - Florida (All) - Margate Referral - n/a -    
Job Description

Registered Nurse - Pediatrics, Days, FT(Job Number: 00456-2847)

Work Location: United States-Florida-Margate-Northwest Medical Center - North Broward County
Schedule: Full-time

Description

Registered Nurse / RN - Pediatrics
Full-time Days 0.9
Northwest Medical Center
Margate, FL
Facility Description:
Join a dynamic team of healthcare providers in a friendly work environment. We're dedicated to the highest quality patient care and we're looking for dedicated, qualified, compassionate professionals to become part of our team. Northwest Medical Center offers supportive management, great benefits and flexibility. A 223-bed medical center, we continue to expand and integrate the latest technology into patient care.

With the opening of our brand new, state of the art CV Tower and the future expansion of our Emergency Room which will double our ER in size, there is a lot of opportunity for professional growth. Cardiac services, oncology, neurosurgery and The Spine Institute - these are just a few of the areas in which we excel!

For the third consecutive year, HCA Ranks on Fortune'"s list of Most Admired Companies of 2013. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere'"s World'"s Most Ethical Companies for the fourth consecutive year. Join our tradition of excellence!
Benefits:
We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance.
Job Summary
The Pediatric RN manages the nursing care of pediatric patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Cares for infants and children with chronic and multi-system illnesses and injuries.
  • Provides professional nursing service based on the basic concepts of growth and development of infants and children.
  • Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
  • Calculates dosages for and understands the nursing implications of medications used for infants and children.
  • Recognizes the uniqueness of pain and pain management in the pediatric population and provides care accordingly.
  • Provides family-centered care based on cognitive, psychosocial and developmental considerations for the age of the patient collaborating with families and members of the multidisciplinary team to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
  • Instructs and educates patients and families.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Cares for patients at risk for abduction following established prevention procedures.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Keyword: Registered Nurse, RN, Pediatrics, Peds, Day shift, Full time



Qualifications

  • Current licensure as an RN.
  • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider, PALS
  • 2-3 years of previous Pediatrics experience required
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.
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