May 18, 2021

Registered Nurse - Pediatric ICU

  • VCU Health System
  • Richmond, VA, USA
General Nursing Intensive Care Unit Pediatric

Job Description

VCU Health System's Pediatric ICU is seeking a Full Time Clinical Nurse. This multi-specialty Pediatric ICU is a state-of-the-art facility that accommodates the unique needs of seriously or critically ill infants, children and adolescents. A physician is in the unit 24 hours a day, making it the only Level 1 PICU in Central Virginia. The unit is equipped with advanced technology and with our interdisciplinary team, your child can achieve the best outcomes possible from critical illness or injury in a caring and respectful manner.

Responsibilities

Integrates technical skills and theoretical knowledge to meet the needs of the patient and family.

Assists the health care team with the prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort.

Provides direction, education, and begins to acquire leadership skills at the unit level.

Delivers and accurately documents direct, age-specific care to a patient or group of patients based on medical orders and an integrated, multidisciplinary plan of care.

Safely administers prescribed medications, identifying incompatibilities and/or interactions.

*Completion of a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited program within 5 years of hire, if not currently BSN-prepared or higher, will be a requirement for continuedemployment.

Qualifications

Required

Current RN licensure in Virginia or compact state, or eligible for licensure.

AHA BLS HCP Certificationor equivalent.

Preferred

Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited RN nursing program.

Pediatric Cardiac experience

Academic Medical Center experience as a registered nurse.

Registered nurse experience with similar patient population in either an acute care setting or as applicable to area of desired practice.

Selected applicants will be slotted into appropriate levels for this position based on their experience and qualifications.

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