(RN) Registered Nurse PEDIATRIC INPATIENT - Tennessee (Relocation Required)
At Williamson Medical Center, our employees are more than just another number. To us, they’re family. They’re smart, talented, compassionate, dedicated, and an overall joy to be around. We’re certainly blessed to have the best of the best working here from the cafeteria to the operating room.
But as Williamson County and surrounding areas continue to grow, so must we. That’s why we want YOU to join our family!
Williamson Medical Center is an equal-opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.
To coordinate, implement, and plan nursing care in a timely and accurate manner.
Formal Education / Training
1. Licensed by the State of Tennessee.
2. Earned a nursing diploma or degree from a college or university.
3. One year of pediatric ED or in hospital experience preferred.
4. BLS within 90 days of hire
5. PALS within six months of hire.
6. Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) initial certification within one year of employment; certification required bi-annually.
Pediatric Patient Care Delivery
Equipment and Skills Training:
The ability to work well under pressure, to function dependently and independently and to be flexible in applying basic nursing knowledge to a variety of setting. Equipment: Order Entry Computer System; Telemetry; Pneumatic Tube System; AT&T Language Line; Omnicell Medication system.
A medical/surgical unit with patient population ranging from less than one year of age to 21 years of age.
1. Requires the ability to communicate in English orally and in writing.
2. Requires prolonged standing and working for up to twelve hours a day.
3. Constantly required to push/pull objects up to 175 lbs.
4. Requires the ability to lift and turn patients with assistance up to 250 lbs.
1. Performs a comprehensive assessment on all patients within the appropriate time of admission utilizing skills of observation, communication and examination; including data obtained from patient, family and other members of the healthcare team.
2. Plans the patient’s care on an individual basis, identifying problems/needs, nursing diagnosis, standards of care/practice, interventions consistent with identified problems and attainable outcomes.
3. Plans for patient teaching, discharge and post discharge needs as appropriate for patient population.
4. Functions independently with treatments, procedures and equipment appropriate to areas evidence by adherence to policy, procedure and competency based assessment and no pattern or trend of problem.
5. Handles/transports/stores/prepares/administers medications/ solutions safely and in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
6. Documents accurately and timely.
7. Reassess patient’s condition, evaluate patient response and modify plan of care accordingly and in a timely manner.
8. Accepts charge responsibilities and assigns staff with consideration of patient condition and care requirement, acuity, and/or facilitates staff development and complexity of patient’s condition.
9. Maintains healing and therapeutic environment for the patient and family.
10. Maintains position specific qualifications.
11. Demonstrates responsibility for assigned communications and special assignments.
12. Maintains their work areas and personal appearance in a way that reflects our professionalism and demonstrates to our patients, visitors, and coworkers the importance we place on cleanliness, orderliness, and safety.