Charge Nurse (RN) - Pediatric ICU (PICU)

Location
Nashville, Tennessee
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 03, 2018
Closes
Feb 24, 2018
Ref
00001-63040
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

TriStar Centennial Medical Center
- Nashville, TN



$10,000 Sign-On Bonus - 1 year exp required - HCA employee not eligible


 

Charge Nurse (RN) - The Childrens Hospital - Pediatric ICU - FT Days


 

Our 657 bed hospital is both nationally and locally recognized, including being named as one of the nation's Top 100 Hospitals in the areas of cardiology, stroke, orthopaedics and breast cancer management. As a result of the continued advances in quality care, many improvements in all areas of healthcare have been made and thousands of lives have been significantly impacted. This position will play a key part in continuing our success!

The Children's Hospital @ TriStar Centennial:

 - 24/7 Board Certified Pediatric Intensivist & Emergency Physician Support in a dedicated PICU & Pediatric ER

 - Child Life Specialist support

 -  Other services include dedicated Level 3 Neonatal ICU, Pediatric  Medical/Surgical & Oncology Units, Kids Express, Neurodiagnostic,  Interventional Radiology, Sleep Medicine, Cardiology Diagnostics and Surgical  Services

 

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
  • Record patients' medical information and vital signs.
  • Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
  • Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • Direct or supervise less-skilled nursing or healthcare personnel or supervise a particular unit.
  • Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans.
  • Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity.
  • Instruct individuals, families, or other groups on topics such as health education, disease prevention, or childbirth and develop health improvement programs.
  • Prepare patients for and assist with examinations or treatments.
  • Prepare education patient on discharge instructions
  • Setup / monitor / titrate IV drips including sedation, neuromuscular blockade, and vasopressors
  • Setup / monitor invasive monitoring systems including arterial and central lines, and ICP monitoring systems
  • Participate in Pediatric Code Blue team response
  • Supports the facility's Standards of Performance and ICARE values

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