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RN / Wound Care / Louisiana / Permanent / Registered Nurse - Pediatric ICU Job

Company: HCA.
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: March 15, 2023

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 Thinkingof relocating to peaceful Alexandria, La? Check out all there is to do: 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 patients 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 patients 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 patients 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 patients 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

Keywords: HCA., Alexandria , RN / Wound Care / Louisiana / Permanent / Registered Nurse - Pediatric ICU Job, Healthcare , Alexandria, Louisiana

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