UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER OF SOUTHERN NEVADA P/D RN Pediatric ICU in Las Vegas, Nevada
Applies the nursing process to deliver basic, safe, therapeutic care for individuals or groups of patients in a Pediatric Intensive Care setting.
Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and a minimum of one (1) year recent (within the past five (5) years) RN Peds ICU experience in a similar facility.
Licensing/Certification Requirements: Current License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support(PALS) certifications at hire. Needed within 12 months of hire - Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) and Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements
Knowledge of: Nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); anatomy and physiology; standards of care; disease process; medical equipment; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; how to use general office equipment including, but not limited to: facsimiles, copiers, telephones and computers; pharmacology and medication administration; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures.
Skill in: Implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; working with high risk or critically ill patients; performing invasive nursing procedures associated with area of specialty; developing and implementing education programs associated with specialty; organizing, prioritizing and delegating work; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, and strength to examine and treat varied patients, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
Salary: $51.75 Hourly
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Number: 16-6130PDRN
Department: PICU - 6130
Agency: University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
Address: University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada, 89102.