RN Pediatrics FT 7a--Sign-on Bonus Available in Selma, AL at Vaughan Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 8/14/2019

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Job Description

Vaughan Regional Medical Center

The registered nurse assumes principle responsibility for total care of assigned clients on the Pediatric Unit.  The nurse is responsible for the processes of assessment, reassessment, establishment of nursing diagnoses, formulation of the written plan of care, and evaluation of care.  The nurse initiates health care training and education to the client/family as required while supporting and fostering the goals of Vaughan Regional Medical Center and the Department of Nursing.  The registered nurse demonstrates awareness of ongoing needs of the unit and provides leadership and direction to other team members in maintaining optimal standards of nursing care.  The position is accountable for the supervision of other licensed and non-licensed nursing personnel on the Pediatric Unit, The position requires flexibility in scheduling and ability to work all shift patterns including weekends and holidays to insure continuity of care and appropriateness of nursing coverage to the patients of Vaughan Regional Medical Center.  The registered nurse is responsible for providing care to all patient population with consideration to age specificity and diagnosis.

Job Requirements

Education: Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Alabama, BLS certification required within 30 days of hire date.  PALS certification required within one year of hire date.
Experience: Previous experience in an acute care hospital setting and/or Pediatric nursing experience preferred. 
Skills: Requires ability to function in stressful situations.  Verbal ability to present information and ideas related to nursing theory and practice.  Ability to accept responsibility and accountability to prescribe, delegate, and coordinate nursing care provided on assigned units as required with leadership qualities.    The position requires the cognitive ability and practical ability to provide nursing care appropriate to the population assigned, considering client age and diagnosis with full implementation of the nursing process to include assessment/reassessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
Physical Requirements:  Must be able to sit and stand for extended periods, walk at least 6 hours per day, lift/carry 50 pounds, hear alarms and telephone rings, distinguish colors, perform repetitive tasks/motions, have good eye/hand/foot coordination, and have clear vision at 20 or more feet with or without vision corrective device.
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