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Experienced RN - Registered Nurse - Pediatric ICU (PICU) - Days & Nights available

Company: OU Health
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Position Title:Experienced RN - Registered Nurse - Pediatric ICU (PICU) - Days & Nights availableDepartment:Pediatric ICUJob Description:Ask your recruiter about our new market leading rates! -Location: Oklahoma Children's Hospital Shift: 7a-7p or 7p-7aThe PICU units at The Children's Hospital are specially designed to meet the needs of children. All of the unit's physicians and nurses are pediatric specialists, and are focused on providing developmentally appropriate care. Coming in 2019 - a new 34-bed unit, resulting in a total capacity of 46 beds, to include PICU, CVICU, and Step-Down. - PICU Services Unique to the Region: - Pediatric Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) - Pediatric Dialysis - Otolaryngology (ORL) or Ear, Nose and Throat services - Craniofacial disorders - Kidney Transplantation - Complex Thoracic Surgery The physician staff performs complicated surgeries that include heart, orthopedic, craniofacial, neurosurgery and complicated general surgeries. - We have four Pediatric Intensive Care doctors on staff. - We also have endocrinology, nephrology and hematology/oncology programs. - Every nurse in the PICU is certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support. - Many have National Pediatric Certifications and/or Pediatric Critical Care Nursing, Chemo or Advanced Cardiac Life Support certifications. - - The PICU supports families and never tries to separate a child from their family. - Families are part of the daily routine in caring for any child in the unit. - They are consulted about their child's care and are involved at every level. - All units at The Children's Hospital are focused on family-centered care. Watch - -to learn more about the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at The Children's Hospital! -One (1) year of RN experience is preferred for this position. If you have less than one (1) year of RN experience, please search for positions titled "RN Resident" to start the application process. - -General Description: Under general supervision, provides nursing care in a hospital to a variety of patients with health problems ranging from simple to complex.Essential Responsibilities:Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. - Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position. -

  • Assumes responsibility for an assigned group of patients.
  • Documents patient responses to nursing interventions and prescribed medical treatments; notes all changes in physician order on assigned patients. -
  • Assists physician in the examination of patients and in performing minor diagnostic procedures and treatment. -
  • Obtains and monitors physiological data of patients, observes the physiological manifestations of patients and intervenes when necessary. -
  • Administers medication as prescribed. Initiates, regulates and monitors intravenous infusions and blood products.
  • Delivers patient care competently. -
  • Interacts with family and patient in sharing care plan while in the hospital and at time of discharge.
  • Informs patient and family of hospital procedures. -
  • Makes referral regarding patient care needs to appropriate personnel. -
  • Delegates tasks to support staff. -General Responsibilities:
    • Performs other duties as assignedMinimum Qualifications:Education: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing required. -Bachelor of Science (or higher) in Nursing Board Approved Program preferred.Experience: N/ALicense(s)/Certification(s)/Registration(s) Required: - Current RN License issued by the Oklahoma State Board of Nursing, or a current multistate compact RN License (eNLC). - Current Basic Life Support issued by the American Heart Association required upon hire. PALS (American Heart Association) required within 1 year of hire.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - - Knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices, techniques and procedures. - Ability to organize, plan, coordinate and evaluate nursing services and apply nursing techniques. Ability to maintain good working relationships with other employees. - Good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to respond effectively to cultural and language needs of patients and visitors. Some computer skills.#CBCurrent OU Health Employees - Please click to login.OU Health is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including PTO, 401(k), medical and dental plans, and many more. We know that a total benefits and compensation package, designed to meet your specific needs both inside and outside of the work environment, create peace of mind for you and your family.

Keywords: OU Health, Oklahoma City , Experienced RN - Registered Nurse - Pediatric ICU (PICU) - Days & Nights available, Other , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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