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Pediatric Registered Nurse (RN) - NCH

Company: Nexus Health Systems
Location: Houston
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Pediatric Registered Nurse (RN) Houston$5000 Sign on Bonus!Description

  • Ensures that scope of duties and services provided are consistent and within the guidelines of the state nursing practice act.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of individual patients'/residents' histories, current progress and treatment goals.
  • Demonstrates 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, 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 to facilitate appropriate nursing, medical or other intervention
  • Effectively communicates with patients, families, physicians and team members
  • Serves as a professional role model to 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 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 admission of the patient and documents accordingly in patient chart
  • Answers alarms and call lights to ensure prompt intervention
  • Actively works towards achieving goals set during 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 -ExperiencePreferred minimum of at least one (1) years experience in the acute/post acute and/or pediatric setting.Skills
    • Maintain current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State in which performing duties.
    • Certified in BLS/ACLS/PALS
    • Maintains certifications and licenses as current to avoid voluntary resignation.Education Required
      • -Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Texas.Benefits Offered
        • Competitive/Above Market Salaries
        • Medical, Dental, Vision and Wellness Insurance
        • Flexible Spending & Dependent Care Accounts
        • Health Savings Account
        • Life and AD&D
        • Disability
        • Discretionary 401k Matching
        • Paid Time Off
        • Paid Holidays
        • Employee Assistance ProgramNexus Health Systems is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation or gender, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform substance abuse testing.

Keywords: Nexus Health Systems, Houston , Pediatric Registered Nurse (RN) - NCH, Healthcare , Houston, Texas

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