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Registered Nurse - Pediatric ICU at Rapides Regional Medical Center

Company: Confidential
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Description SHIFT: Mixed (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time

Are you passionate about delivering superior, patient-centered care? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as an Intensive Care RN today with Rapides Regional Medical Center . We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Rapides Regional we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

    • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
    • Student Loan Repayment
    • Paid Personal Leave
    • 401k (100% annual match 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
    • Identity Theft Protection discounts
    • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
    • Adoption Assistance
    • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP) The Life of an HCA Nurse You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated ICU RN like you to be a part of our team. ICU nurses work quickly, efficiently, independently, and meticulously. In order to treat the most critical patients in the most thorough manner, critical care nurses use their specialized skills and extensive knowledge of disease pathology to provide interventions that sustain life. About this unit:
      • 6-bed high acuity Pediatric ICU
      • Teamwork is the core of how we operate! Leadership and staff are supportive and engaged
      • Patient safety and satisfaction are our number one priority Responsibilities:
        • Through assessment of the patient s physical, nutritional, psychosocial, spiritual, emotional, cultural, educational, and rehabilitative needs, problems are identified and documented in the clinical record and communicated to the physician, case manager, and ancillary departments when appropriate
        • Appropriate standards of care, care plans, and interventions are initiated, professionally modified, and communicated to the patient and other members of the healthcare team
        • Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria appropriate to the following age groups: pediatric, children, adolescent, adult, geriatric
        • Provides patient/family health education that promotes healthy behaviors, supports recovery, and enables the patient/family to be involved in decisions about their own care
        • The patient s responses to interventions and progress toward desired outcomes are assessed, re-assessed, evaluated, and documented in the clinical record
        • Patient care activities are coordinated through collaboration and planning with other members of the healthcare team
        • Physicians orders are carried out accurately and efficiently, and clarified when necessary
        • Adverse or sudden changes in the patient s conditions are promptly communicated to the physician, charge nurse, nursing supervisor, and/or family with specific and pertinent data
        • Able to identify potential or actual victims of abuse and understands the proper reporting mechanism
        • Able to recognize adverse drug reactions and demonstrates understanding of proper reporting mechanism once reaction is identified
        • Appropriately assesses the patient s pain and involves the patient in effective management of that pain using appropriate interventions
        • Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary for administration of blood and blood products and appropriately monitors the patient receiving blood/blood products for any tran... Please click HERE to view full job description.

Keywords: Confidential, Alexandria , Registered Nurse - Pediatric ICU at Rapides Regional Medical Center, Healthcare , Alexandria, Louisiana

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