As one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children â“ even those who may never enter our doors â“ through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
The Registered Nurse is a clinically competent practitioner of pediatric, family centered nursing care. The nurse provides safe nursing care to the pediatric primary care patients with minimal guidance and bases practice on identified principles and standards of care. The RN is responsible for daily patient care, assessment and treatment in collaboration with the clinical medical provider. The RN must be competent in caring for patients with moderate to complex heath issues. Assists nurse manager or Office manager with administrative issues which affect the clinical practices within the office as well as comply with the administrative policies and clinical protocols.
1. Follow the nursing process to deliver care: assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.
2. Synthesizes patient assessments data and recognizes complex situations prior to communicating with the care team.
3.Documentation reflects ongoing evaluation and effectiveness of patient care.
4.Provides care that meets professional standards of practice and meets regulatory requirements.
5.Safely administers medications and medications as prescribed by the provider.
6.Triages patient's calls utilizing Barton Schmidt pediatric protocols, national teleheath standards and clinical advice from the clinical provider.
7. Assists the clinical provider with in office procedures within the scope of the nurse's license.
8. Performs phlebotomy to obtain blood specimens and back office laboratory tests. Provides age and developmentally appropriate care to primary care patients.
Non Essential Functions
1.Participates in promoting quality, efficient and cost effective care.
2..Manages own time to accomplish direct/indirect care in a cost efficient manner.
3.Able to identify own learning needs. Seeks out opportunities to meet needs and attends all required programs.
4.Collaborates with family, team members and other caregivers to initiate plan of care and provide patient education.
1.Basic computer competency, including the effective use of patient care devices, computer software programs such as e-mail and shared network file space.
2.Information literacy, including the effective use of the internet, Nemours intranet, Kids Health website, to find electronic resources for patient care, nursing practice and evidence â“based decision making.
3.Communicates clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.
4.Role models appearance and behaviors that promote a positive image of nursing.
5. Provides an accurate patient status report to members of the team that reflect nursing interventions and patient outcomes. Urgent Care/ED experience preferred
Valid Nursing License in the state of NJ.
BLS from American Heart Association.
Urgent Care/ED experience preferred
Certified Pediatric Nurse (CPN), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique âœBridge to a Healthy Futureâ pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.