RN PICU

Location
Richmond, Virginia
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jan 13, 2018
Closes
Feb 16, 2018
Ref
00448-40556
Specialty
PICU
Contract Type
Permanent

Henrico Doctors Hospital is a 340-bed community hospital offering a full range of healthcare services. We specialize in heart and stroke care, women's health, orthopedics and groundbreaking diagnostic imaging. We're also a national trendsetter in kidney transplants through the Virginia Transplant Center and as part of the Virginia Institute of Robotic Surgery, we lead the state in minimally-invasive procedures with da Vinci robotic-assisted surgeries.

Our PICU enables us to give critically ill children, or those requiring close observation, the specialized care their condition requires. A team of Pediatric Intensivist physicians supervises the care of our PICU patients. These Pediatric Intensivists are available for referral 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Like our Pediatric Hospitalists, the Pediatric Intensivists will update your pediatrician on your childs care and progress.


SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

1. Responsible for clinical management of the patient. 

2. Functions as a Registered Nurse by role - modeling professional behavior. 

3. Functions as a Charge Nurse/Resource Nurse. 

4. Assures satisfaction of customers (patients, visitors, physicians and staff) 

Additional information about our unit

  • 4 bed unit
  • Nurse Patient ratio is 1:1
  • Unit based educator to support onboarding and facilitate growth of staff
  • Team with employees ranging from new grads to 25 years of experience, fosters mentoring environment.
  • Professional growth is fostered through an active Unit Practice Council, hospital wide Shared  and Governance and multidisciplinary safety committee.
  • 24 hour pediatric intensivist coverage

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