HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse - Pediatrics Full Time Nights in Ogden, Utah
Renders professional nursing care to patients of all ages and individualizes patient care through use of the nursing process for patients. Demonstrates professional conduct and accountability while supporting Hospital mission and philosophy and behavioral expectations. This level designates clinical RNs who choose to become experts within their specialty and have met the criteria of a general clinical RN.
1. Interpersonal skills are necessary to elicit patients' cooperation and allay apprehensions. Analytical skills are necessary to gather and interpret quantitative and qualitative data. Does not pose a direct threat or risk to the safety and health of themselves and other employees.
2. Required to be able to effectively work in the Charge Nurse role as designated by director, within 6 months of hire date.
3. Orients and floats to the NICU in times of decreased pediatric census and as unit need allows.
4. Ability to work in situations independently and autonomously in the Pediatric Unit.
5. Accountable for providing excellence in health care delivery, supporting dignity of all persons (empowerment) and responsible stewardship of resources.
6. Utilizes effective assessment skills to perform physical and psychosocial assessments for routine patients, obtaining and reviewing relevant data, recognizing the scope of nursing practice and clinical limitations and correlating assessment findings in identifying patient problems with others.
7. Establishes nursing plan of care that incorporates patient, family and other health team members; updates patient plan of care based on ongoing assessment and develops a patient/family teaching plan based on identified learning needs. Establishes short and long term goals that include discharge planning.
8. Provides professional nursing care, monitors quality of care for patients and provides pertinent clinical data to other health team members to facilitate collaborative practice.
9. Evaluates patient's progress toward goal achievement and response to nursing interventions and revises the plan of care based on the patient response to nursing intervention. Evaluates and documents comprehension of patient/family to teaching plan and revises plan accordingly. 10. Provides education and guidance to patient, family, community, students and other health care providers. Serves as a resource for other RNs, LPNs and technicians and directs the patient-related care given by other health care providers. 11. Demonstrates ability to manage and coordinate patient care, coordinates patient care on a unit level, demonstrates effective crisis intervention skills and assists peers in establishing priorities in the delivery of patient care. Documents care given by recording assessments, nursing care, observations and patient's progress using the nursing process and within the defined patient documentation program. 12. Demonstrates professional conduct and accountability, assists in collecting data for Quality Assurance studies or participates in nursing committees, maintains membership in a professional nursing organization and/or participates in a health-related organization or community service. 13. Demonstrates ongoing professional growth and development by attending mandatory hospital in-services, and educational opportunities. Job related educational offerings via computer training are also expected. 14. Follows guidelines that maintain safety for oneself, patients, visitors and co-workers and if classified as a category I or II employee under OSHA regulations, adheres to OSHA standards by wearing personal protective equipment, following universal precautions and being knowledgeable about blood borne pathogens. 15. Completes and adheres to specialized training in resuscitation of infants and children, working within the scope of that specialized training. 16. Administers medications and fluids at the recommended dosage, amount and concentrations for neonates. Appropriately calculates dosages as required. Utilizes specialized equipment for infants and children for administration of medications and fluids. 17. Appropriately monitors laboratory tests for infants and children. Identifies and appropriately reports critical values. 18. Administers blood products according to hospital policy. 19. Demonstrates ability to monitor and provide a neutral thermal environment for infants and children. 20. Demonstrates knowledge regarding normal growth and development, including developmental delays of infants and children. 21. Performs other duties as may be assigned.
- Current licensure, in good standing, as an RN in the state of Utah.
- Associate Degree of Nursing required.
- Baccalaureate of Nursing preferred.
- 1-3 years of clinical RN experience required.
- 1 year of Pediatric experience preferred.
Title: Registered Nurse - Pediatrics Full Time Nights
Location: Utah-Ogden-Ogden Regional Medical Center
Requisition ID: 06030-35063