Registered Nurse - PICU - FT Nights

Location
Wichita, Kansas
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Dec 07, 2017
Closes
Jan 16, 2018
Ref
00323-17958
Specialty
PICU
Contract Type
Permanent

Wesley Children's Hospital

Wesley Medical Center provides the widest range of expert pediatric care in the region. Children at Wesley are cared for by more than 50 pediatric specialists and subspecialists using state-of-the-art technology in a family-centered healing environment.

Position Summary:

  • Delivers patient-centered nursing care in accordance with standards of care defined by Wesley Medical Center.
  • Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice by participation in quality of care activities to initiate, implement, and sustain process improvements.

  • Acquires and maintains current knowledge in nursing practice and education.

  • Monitors the patient's progress toward the attainment of outcomes.

  • Contributes to the professional development of peers, colleagues and others.

  • Collaborates with the patient, significant others and health care providers in providing and advocating for patient care.

  • Considers safety  and cost effectiveness when delivering patient care. 

  • Decisions and actions on behalf of patients are determined in an ethical manner.

  • Participates in the improvement of operational functions of the department.

  • Establishes and maintains effective and respectful communication in development of all collaborative relationships.

  • Evaluates and participates in opportunities for outstanding service to all customers and accepts responsibility in partnership that is equally respectful to everyone.

  • Demonstrates the ability to apply knowledge of age-appropriate competencies to department specific population.

  • Ability to utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills to identify, interpret, and access appropriate resources in patient specific scenario(s).

  • Secures, administers and handles medication according to established guidelines.

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