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Staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - Pediatrics - $36-46 per hour

Company: Hire Velocity
Location: Garland
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Hire Velocity is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Pediatrics for a nursing job in Dallas, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours, days, nights
  • Employment Type: PermanentUnder the Nurse Manager/Charge Nurse's direct supervision, the RN provides nursing care in accordance with the laws governing nursing practice.Dynamic role in the recovery process from complex medical issues following an acquired or traumatic brain injury, acute illness, chronic disease, or any other life-altering event. As the leader in pediatric medical services and rehabilitation, Hospital treats children with primary medical issues who may also have secondary behavioral problems. Working with patients from infancy to age 21 who may have been unsuccessful in traditional rehabilitation environments. Hospital transitions all types of patients through the care they need, acting as the bridge between the acute hospital and home.--JOB-SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:--Ensures that the scope of duties and services provided is consistent and within the state nursing practice guidelines.--Demonstrates knowledge of individual patients'/residents' histories, current progress, and treatment goals.--Demonstrates the ability to make appropriate nursing decisions when assessing patients/residents.--Complies with established medication policies and procedures.--Effectively operates and troubleshoots commonly utilized equipment.--Completes all required documentation in a timely manner, including weekly summaries, care plans, fall risk assessments, skin risk assessments, and skin sheets.Receives telephone orders from Licensed Independent Practitioner and fulfills orders per established policies and procedures.--Proficient in assuring prompt recognition of any untoward change in patient condition and in facilitating appropriate nursing, medical or other intervention--Effectively communicates with patients, families, physicians, and team members--Serves as a professional role model for other staff.--Serves as a resource to team members in regards to direct patient care needs--Knowledgeable of infection control issues--Manages time effectively and uses sound judgment to maintain optimal patient care--Knowledgeable of patient status to plan and provide effectively--Follows narcotic count guidelines as established by the facility--Proactive in remaining current with skills and competencies required to serve the increasingly complex population that we serve--Responsible for oral care of trach and ventilator-dependent patients--Performs patient and family education starting at the admission of the patient and documents accordingly in the patient chart--Answers alarms and call lights to ensure prompt intervention--Actively works towards achieving goals set during the annual performance review and other periodic reviews.--Attends and completes all Mandatory Education modules in a timely manner--Performs bedside shift report to enhance patient communication and satisfaction.--Reassess patients per established policies and procedures to identify progress and trends that require intervention or reporting to the Licensed Independent Practitioner.--Demonstrates knowledge of and possess the ability to perform basic drug calculations--Participates in walking rounds with physicians daily.--Accepts patient assignments as directed by the Charge Nurse.--Coordinates care with ancillary clinical departments to provide optimal patient care.--Coordinates and oversees care delivered by Certified Nursing Assistants.--Coordinates and oversees care delivered by Licensed Vocational Nurses.Coordinates staff breaks and meal breaks to ensure all staff has rest periods.--Ensures all overtime is authorized.--Serves as a resource for problem-solving, conflict resolution, decision making, and assisting in patient care issues--Ensures patient weights are performed and documented for patients as ordered--Enhances professional growth by attending seminars or further educational opportunities.--Actively seeks out opportunities for professional advancement.--Actively participates in the orientation of new employees.--Possess the ability to recognize changes in patient status with the implementation of appropriate interventions.--Ensures all patients who eat orally are up in a wheelchair and out of bed for all meals, including breakfast.--Ensures all patients are ready for activities and accompany patients to activities to assist as needed.--Verbalizes the Registered Nurse's role in patient emergencies and cardiopulmonary arrest.--Assists Respiratory Staff to provide security intervention as needed--Checks timesheet daily at the end of shift to ensure correcting timesheets on an ongoing basis and approve timecards at the end of the pay period.--Accesses and checks webmail each shift when working to keep informed of current events.--Performs other duties as assigned.Job RequirementsExperiencePreferred minimum of at least one (1) year of experience in the acute/post-acute or pediatric setting.Education RequiredLicensed Registered Nurse in the State of Texas.Hire Velocity Job ID #2023-28349.About Hire VelocityBlaze Your Trail to the Summit with Healthcare RecruitingThe patients you serve each day need both skilled medical care andhuman compassion, and that starts with hiring great people. Behind everypositive patient experience in your healthcare organization stands a teamof exceptional doctors, nurses, and clinical and non-clinical team members.
    At Hire Velocity, we understand the unique hiring challenges of thehealthcare industry and emphasis on patient care. No matter what talentneeds you have, we partner with you to optimize your talent acquisitionstrategy, from entry-level roles all the way to the C-suite.It's part of our commitment to helping you climb higher with talent strategies designed just for you.Benefits
    • Sign-On bonus

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