RN Pediatric Transport - Randall Children's Hospital

Employer
Location
Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel, Portland, OR
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11/14/2017
Closes
12/14/2017
Specialty
Other, Pediatrics
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
 
  The Pediatric Transport Nurse is a registered, licensed nurse in Washington and Oregon who, working collaboratively with the respiratory therapist, is responsible for the care and quality of care delivered to patients being transported to Randall Children’s Hospital and other designated hospitals. The Pediatric Transport Nurse functions under the supervision of the Transport Medical Director, an attending physician, and approved institutional policies, procedures, and guidelines during inter-facility transport. The core values of teamwork, respect and caring, effective use of resources, and initiative are integrated comprehensively into the performance standards for the Pediatric Transport Nurse.

Participates as a member of the health care team in cooperation with and under the direction of the clinical manager or designee as defined by the relevant Standards and Scope of Practice for the Registered Nurse. The Pediatric Transport Nurse assesses, analyzes, plans, implements and evaluates patient care following established patient care standards for Legacy Health including those for patient assessment and transfer.

Job Qualifications:

Education: As required by licensure. BSN preferred.

Experience: Three years of registered nursing neonatal and/or pediatric intensive care clinical experience within the last five years. May consider those with a combination of experience in adult ICU, dedicated Children’s emergency department, and PICU or NICU setting. Experience in neonatal and/or pediatric transport preferred.

Licensure: Both Oregon and Washington state RN licensure required. Current BLS required. NRP and PALS required prior to completion of orientation. TNCC certification required within 1 year of hire.

Other: Compliance with LFN / Children’s Transport Weight for Height Policy (maximum 225 pounds fully outfitted to perform the job).

Knowledge/Skills: Demonstrated ability of positive interpersonal and communication skills with colleagues, patients, families, physicians and the community. Keyboard skills and ability to navigate electronic systems applicable to job functions.

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