RN - Pediatrics


Division

Healthcare - Travel + Acute Care Nursing

Location

Tarrytown, New York

Employment Type

Temporary



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WCS Healthcare has an immediate opening in a prestigious hospital in Westchester County for a pediatric RN.

Job Description:


Compensation : $95 - $100
Job ID : 15571

 

  • Conducts patient interview, explains policies and procedures to patient/significant others, reviews patient’s chart and answers questions correctly and courteously

  • Assesses gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal and neurological health status

  • Determines mobility, sensory deficits, prostheses use, and skin condition and adjusts plan of care, as appropriate

  • Assesses level of pain and pain management

  • Communicates/documents patient’s physiologic health status and plan of care

  • Elicits perception of medical/nursing care and the expectation of care

  • Determines coping mechanism, knowledge level, and ability to comprehend

  • Identifies cultural/ethnic requirements to reduce anxiety and ensure patient satisfaction

  • Develops criteria for measurement of patient outcomes

  • Identifies actual/potential patient problems

  • Identifies patient’s need for teaching based on psychosocial and developmental assessment

  • Identifies care activities and establishes the priorities necessary to achieve expected outcome

  • Coordinates the cost-effective use of supplies, equipment and medication to achieve expected outcome

  • Exercises professional skills related to the plan of care

  • Reassesses patients as needed and appropriately revises plan of care

  • Correctly administers prescribed treatments

  • Correctly uses equipment necessary for patient care

  • Provides emotional support to patient and significant other;

  • Keeps accurate documentation of patient’s treatment, activity and condition, as well as patient’s responses to medical and nursing interventions

  • Uses appropriate methods of documentation according to departmental policy

  • Acts rapidly and effectively during any emergency situation, managing self, patients and other employees

  • Provides a calm, quiet, restful atmosphere. Communicates effectively with the patient’s family or caretakers

  • Participates in planning for discharge and coordinates referrals, as appropriate

  • Demonstrates ability to measure effectiveness of care provided and documents same

  • Performs variance analysis related to outcome data for performance improvement

  • Designs, implements, and evaluates systems to improve care in Unit

  • Keeps accurate documentation of patient’s treatment, activity and condition

  • Collaborates with the appropriate physician on patient’s plan of care

  • Accurately interprets and implements treatment regimen as prescribed by the Physician

  • Assists the Physician during treatments and/or diagnostic procedures

  • Keeps the Patient Care Manager/designee and/or physician, abreast of changes in patient’s condition and/or treatments, as appropriate

  • Meets standard on medication administration examination

  • Demonstrates preparation of I.V. drips

  • Administers and documents medication correctly

  • Administers IVP medication as per department policy and procedure

  • Provides for early discharge planning and appropriate referrals for post-hospital care

Job Requirements:


 

  • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, preferred
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State
  • BCLS, ACLS, preferred

 

Disclosure: The hourly rates and/or salaries listed may or may not reflect total compensation packages including bonus and fringe benefits, etc., nor are the advertisement(s) posted a guarantee of a certain compensation package for a position or bona fide offer of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

 

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