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Registered Nurse - Pediatric ICU

Company: Rapides Regional Medical Center
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: November 11, 2020

Job Description:

Description
SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Do you have a passion for healthcareand helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centeredenvironment? Jump-start your career in our Pediatric ICU at Rapides Regional MedicalCenter . Submit your application today!

Our nursing teams are a committed,caring group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive patientinteractions. If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, thiscould be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Benefits:
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitivesalary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in ourteam and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k,PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement,employee discount program, and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

About Us:
RapidesRegional Medical Center is an award-winning 350+ bed hospital and ER inAlexandria, Louisiana that offers a wide array of services ranging from CancerCare to Wound Care, and our medical staff includes doctors in more than 30medical specialties.

AtRapides Regional we believe that well-defined values are the key to nurturingstaff and patient satisfaction. By joining our team you contribute to thepositive culture of the hospital, which directly impacts the well-being of yourpatients, their families, your colleagues, and your own personal jobsatisfaction. We invite you to learn firsthand what our unwavering commitmentto patient satisfaction, service excellence and professional expertise can dofor your career

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Seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) to work in the Pediatric ICU (PICU) to serve as the leader of the Nursing Care team whois ultimately responsible and accountable to the patient for the assessment,planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient focused, outcome orientedcare. Will develop competencies forfunctioning safely in all areas of Pediatric/PICU Services. Nursing plan of care will include newbornsand adolescents.

What you will do inthis role:

  • Through assessment of the patient s physical,nutritional, psychosocial, spiritual, emotional, cultural, educational, andrehabilitative needs, problems are identified and documented in the clinicalrecord and communicated to the physician, social worker, case manager, and ancillarydepartments when appropriate
  • Appropriate standards of care, care plans, andinterventions are initiated, professionally modified, and communicated to thepatient and other members of the healthcare team
  • Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skillsnecessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety,and related criteria appropriate to the following age groups: pediatric, children, and adolescent.
  • Provides patient/family health education thatpromotes healthy behaviors, supports recovery, and enables the patient/familyto be involved in decisions about their own care
  • The patient s responses to interventions andprogress toward desired outcomes are assessed, re-assessed, evaluated, anddocumented in the clinical record
  • Patient care activities are coordinated throughcollaboration and planning with other members of the healthcare team
  • Physicians orders are carried out accurately andefficiently, and clarified when necessary
  • Adverse or sudden changes in the patient s conditionsare promptly communicated to the physician, charge nurse, nursing supervisor,and/or family with specific and pertinent data
  • Able to identify potential or actual victims ofabuse and understands the proper reporting mechanism
  • Able to recognize adverse drug reactions anddemonstrates understanding of proper reporting mechanism once reaction isidentified
  • Appropriately assesses the patient s pain andinvolves the patient in effective management of that pain using appropriateinterventions
  • Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skillsnecessary for administration of blood and blood products and appropriatelymonitors the patient receiving blood/blood products for any transfusionreaction; takes proper measures once a reaction is recognized
  • Patient care equipment is utilized safely andefficiently in accordance with hospital policies and procedures
  • Standard precautions are promoted and followed inthe utilization of principles of infection control in patient care
  • Achieves stated goals related to job performance
  • Educational attendance records reveal attendance atall required educational programs/in-servicesQualifications
    What qualificationsyou will need:
    • Currentlylicensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana
    • CPR for Healthcare Providers to be completed within 30 days ofhire
    • ACLS, NRP & PALS to be completed within 180 days of hire
    • ENPCto be completed within 1 year of hire Be a part of an organization thatinvests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Highly qualifiedcandidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews.Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!

      We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at ourcompany. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, nationalorigin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, ordisability status.

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      Our Company s recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking here .
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