RN: Peds ICU: Nights
Top Reasons To Love This Job: 1. Join a premiere hospital in Las Vegas and be part of a team known for providing the highest quality patient care with state-of-the-art technology and industry best practices. 2. Earn a competitive salary, awesome benefits, and the career growth potential that comes with being part of a premiere health system. 3. Sign-on bonus available, ask about details Top "Must Haves" For This Job: 1. Active Nevada nursing license or ability to obtain 2. At least two years in a pediatric intensive care unit 3. BLS, ACLS, and PALS Tell Me About This Job: The Pediatric ICU RN manages the nursing care of critically ill pediatric patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. Cares for infants and children with critical, chronic and multi-system illnesses and injuries. You'll provide professional nursing service based on the basic concepts of growth and development of infants and children. Including: Assess plans and evaluate patient care needs. Carrie out physician orders. Administer prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs. Calculate dosages for and understand the nursing implications of medications used for infants and children. Recognize the uniqueness of pain and pain management in the pediatric population and provides care accordingly. Provide family-centered care based on cognitive, psychosocial and developmental considerations for the age of the patient collaborating with families and members of the multidisciplinary team to achieve desired outcomes. Provide respiratory and ventilator management and monitoring for patients. Serve as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care. Monitor, record and communicate patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. Instruct and educate patients and families. Assess and coordinate patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team. Care for patients at risk for abduction following established prevention procedures. Provide age and culturally appropriate care. Orient and mentor new staff members. Follow Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.