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Peds Transport RN

Company Name:
Advocate Health Care
Job Title: Peds Transport RN
Job ID Number: 25001-68688
Facility: CHRIST HOSPITAL
Department: HOPE TRANSPORT TEAM
City: Oak Lawn
State: Illinois
Hours per pay period: 72 Hours
Shift: Night
Qualifications:
This will be 11pm - 11am
BSN Required (new grads will not be considered)
3+ years ofpediatric experience
2 years pediatric ICU/neonatal ICU experience,must be recent experience
Variety of shifts/hours available
Good communication skills, Good computer skills, good time management and organizational skills, Familiarity with patient care equipment, Current Illinois RN license. Current CPR. Ability to work weekends, holidays, and different shifts in order to accommodate staffing. Certain positions may need to take call. Ability to transport objects, patients, and equipmentAbility to respond quickly to patient needs and work at fast pace. Work environment includes probability of exposure to adverse, hazardous, or unpleasant conditions while caring for the sick. Ability to assist in evacuation of patients in the event of a fire or other disaster. Routinely works with potentially infectious specimens and patients. Ability to respond to patients in a timely manner and access all areas of the unit. Ability to lift up to 100 pounds occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds frequently and/or in excess of 20 pounds constantly
Job Description:
The RN staff nurse assumes primary responsibility for the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care for assigned patients.A Nurse Clinician II plans and sets goals which demonstrate a holistic approach to patients and families. Assumes leadership responsibilities at the unit level. Demonstrates a mastery of clinical skills.
Accountabilities:
1. Nurse/Patient Relationship: Develops and maintains a therapeutic relationship throughout the healthcare continuum.
2. Assuring/Improving Quality Care: Facilitates the patient and family's right to receive quality, cost effective care.
3. Patient/Staff Education: Demonstrates a commitment to meeting the learning needs of patients and families. Utilizes appropriate resources to meet those needs and achieve positive patient outcomes. Assists in creating an environment that promotes educational growth opportunities for nursing peers and colleagues.
4. Nursing Process: Demonstrates the use of nursing process as a problem-solving model.
5. Leadership/Collaboration/ Professional Development: Demonstrates respect and understanding for peers and other clinical disciplines and participates as an effective member of the patient care team to formulate an integrated approach to care. Demonstrates leadership behaviors and is committed to the development of self and others.
Education/Competency
a. Minimum of 16 hours of pediatric emergency/critical care continuing education every two years.
b. Successfully complete Advocate Hope Children's Hospital Cardiac Class. Participant must complete the exam with a passing score. Each participant will have two attempts to pass. Failure to pass in two attempts will result in termination from PICU.
c. Successfully complete Advocate Hope Children's Hospital ECMO Class. Participant must complete the exam with a passing score. Each participant will have two attempts to pass. Failure to pass in two attempts will result in terminatin from PICU.
Nursing Process
a. As applicable, the interdisciplinary Plan of Care tool is consistently and accurately completed (i.e. problems are appropriately identified, appropriate goals are dated, initialed and modified, problems are resolved and managed at discharge, appropriate triggers are identified, PIE note complete.)Leadership/Collaboration/Professional Developmenta. Attend preceptor class and become competent in precepting.
b. Become competent in the Charge Nurse role.

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