Dec 05, 2022

Registered Nurse (RN) - Outpatient Float Pool - PRN

  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
  • United States
General Nursing

Job Description

Work Shift Work Day(s) Shift Start Time Shift End Time Worker Sub-Type PRN Being an employee at Children's is more than just protocols and medication rounds—it’s knowing when a hug is the most important thing in the world to a child. It’s knowing that sometimes laughter really is the best medicine. But, most important, it’s giving patients and families exactly the care they need, when they need it. Job Description Under supervision of a physician or registered nurse, participates in assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of delivery of care. Under medical model, assists physician in providing prescribed care or treatment to patient. (In units using medical model, patient assessments, plan of care, and discharge plan are performed by a physician or physician extender.) Experience •Two years of experience in a healthcare setting Preferred Qualifications •NA Education •Graduation from an accredited licensed practical nurse program and satisfactory completion of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta intravenous medication competency check Certification Summary •Georgia Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) •Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment •Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within one year of employment Knowledge, Skills and Abilities •No minimally required knowledge, skills, or abilities Job Responsibilities 1.Assists licensed professional personnel in providing care to patients and families, incorporating age-related and developmental needs. 2.Participates in meeting patient/family educational needs. 3.Participates in providing discharge instructions as delegated by licensed professional practitioners. 4.Maintains professional development. 5.Supports department performance improvement process. 6.Assists in maintaining departmental budget within established fiscal guidelines. 7.Demonstrates competencies that incorporate age-specific guidelines, including N = Neonate (less than 30 days), I = Infant (30 days to 1 year), EC = Early Childhood (1-5 years), LC = Late Childhood (5-13 years), A = Adolescent (13-17 years), AD = Adult, and ALL = all ages. 8.Performs other responsibilities as required. Special Note: The Licensed Practical Nurse may not perform the following tasks: 1.Documentation of the initial inpatient admission assessment. 2.Initiation of Caregiver Protocols, with the exception of influenza vaccine protocols. 3.Initiation of the administration of blood products, unsupervised. 4.Initiate chemotherapy infusions or administer IV push chemotherapy. 5.Complete the initial assessment for restraints. 6.Unsupervised administration of code resuscitation drugs by IV push. Primary Location Address 1400 Tullie Rd NE Job Family Nursing-Bedside