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Pediatric Intensive Care Unit PICU Registered Nurse RN

Richmond, VA, United States

Description

SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

PICU at Forest

Henrico Doctors’ Hospital
is a 340-bed community hospital offering a full range of healthcare services. We specialize in heart and stroke care, women's health, orthopedics and groundbreaking diagnostic imaging. We're also a national trendsetter in kidney transplants through the Virginia Transplant Center and as part of the Virginia Institute of Robotic Surgery, we lead the state in minimally-invasive procedures with da Vinci robotic-assisted surgeries.

Our PICU enables us to give critically ill children, or those requiring close observation, the specialized care their condition requires. A team of Pediatric Intensivist physicians supervises the care of our PICU patients. These Pediatric Intensivists are available for referral 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Like our Pediatric Hospitalists, the Pediatric Intensivists will update your pediatrician on your child’s care and progress.

SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Responsible for clinical management of the patient.

2. Functions as a Registered Nurse by role - modeling professional behavior.

3. Functions as a Charge Nurse/Resource Nurse.

4. Assures satisfaction of customers (patients, visitors, physicians and staff)

Additional information about our unit
• 4 bed unit
• Nurse Patient ratio is 1:1
• Unit based educator to support onboarding and facilitate growth of staff
• Team with employees ranging from new grads to 25+ years of experience, fosters mentoring environment.
• Professional growth is fostered through an active Unit Practice Council, hospital wide Shared and Governance and multidisciplinary safety committee.
• 24 hour pediatric intensivist coverage




Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
• Diploma or Associates Degree from a professional nursing program (required)
• BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program at an accredited school of Nursing (preferred)

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

• Current Registered Nurse License in this state
• American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)
• ACLS, PALS (preferred)

EXPERIENCE:
• At least 1 year of experience in a Pediatric ICU (required)
• 2 years+ of experience in a Pediatric ICU (preferred)

TRAITS OF A HCA NURSE

  • Sense of Humor
  • Compassion
  • Dedication
  • Positive Attitude
  • Self-motivated
  • Reliable
  • Critical Thinker
  • Energetic

We offer a generous compensation package including:

Vacation, 401k, Education Assistance (up to $5,250 per year in Tuition Reimbursement), Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

Dental, vision, life and disability insurance, wellness resources and flexible spending accounts, along with other voluntary benefit options and programs.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.




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Henrico Doctors Hospital
Facility: Henrico Doctors Hospital
Job ID: 00448-43873
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Nights (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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