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Registered Nurse - Pediatrics - Alexandria

Company: Rapides Regional Medical Center
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Job Description:

Description SHIFT: Mixed (rotating weekends)SCHEDULE: Full-time*$5,000 Sign On Bonus for QualifiedCandidates--Registered Nurse (RN) - PediatricUnit --------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 unit 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, employee stock purchase program and student loanrepayment. 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:a Registered Nurse (RN) to work in the Pediatric unit 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 appropriateAppropriate standards of care, care plans, andinterventions are initiated, professionally modified, and communicated to thepatient and other members of the healthcare teamAble 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 careThe patient's responses to interventions andprogress toward desired outcomes are assessed, re-assessed, evaluated, anddocumented in the clinical recordPatient care activities are coordinated throughcollaboration and planning with other members of the healthcare teamPhysicians' orders are carried out accurately andefficiently, and clarified when necessaryAdverse or sudden changes in the patient's conditionsare promptly communicated to the physician, charge nurse, nursing supervisor,and/or family with specific and pertinent dataAble to identify potential or actual victims ofabuse and understands the proper reporting mechanismAble to recognize adverse drug reactions anddemonstrates understanding of proper reporting mechanism once reaction isidentifiedAppropriately assesses the patient's pain andinvolves the patient in effective management of that pain using appropriateinterventionsAble 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 recognizedPatient care equipment is utilized safely andefficiently in accordance with hospital policies and proceduresStandard precautions are promoted and followed inthe utilization of principles of infection control in patient careAchieves stated goals related to job performanceEducational 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 LouisianaCPR for Healthcare Providers to be completed within 30 days ofhireACLS, NRP & PALS to be completed within 180 days of hireENPCto be completed within 1 year of hire*Sign On Bonuses are based on qualifying criteria - Currentemployees not eligible - Please see your Recruiter for details.--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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