RMHC - Pediatric Resource RN - Peds, PICU, NICU, PACU, ED/ FT Nights
Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children - Colorado

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Position Summary: This position supports the mission of Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children @ P/SL. Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children cares for children and their families with compassion, pediatric expertise, and innovation. Our patient-focused environment welcomes them with genuine hospitality and includes the child's primary physician in treatment decisions. We intend to care for the child from conception, through infancy and into young adulthood with medical excellence and a comprehensive approach unmatched in the Rocky Mountain region. The Resource Team RN is responsible for the delivery of nursing care to patients in the PICU, Pediatric unit, NICU Level II, NICU Level IV, Pediatric PACU, Pediatric ED, and any RMHC care area as deemed necessary. The Resource Team RN serves as primary nurse and/or care coordinator, leading the collaboration of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care. The Resource Team RN oversees and directs the care of assistive personnel, maintaining final accountability for the care given to assigned patients. When the need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children @ P/SL expects our Code of Conduct Value Statements to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community.

•• We recognize and affirm the unique and intrinsic worth of each individual

•• We treat all those we serve with compassion and kindness

•• We act with absolute honesty, integrity and fairness in the way we conduct our business and the way we live our lives.

•• We trust our colleagues as valuable members of our healthcare team and pledge to treat one another with loyalty, respect and dignity

This position supports the mission of Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children @ P/SL of providing innovative and comprehensive care to patients and their families. All employees are expected to put patients first, with quality, respect, safety and teamwork with every interaction, every time, with every patient, family, staff member, physician and the public.

Position Requirements:

A. Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current licensure in the State of Colorado as a Registered Nurse; BLS " Healthcare provider. PALS and ACLS required within 6 months of hire. NRP and STABLE required within 12 months of hire.

B. Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred.

C.Experience: Two years experience in pediatric/neonatal care preferred.

D. Special Qualifications: Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians, and other health care team members. Ability to manage a team and work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care. Strong critical thinking skills.

Degree of supervision required: Involves general guidance and direction by the Patient Care Director, Nurse Manager, Clinical Coordinator, and Unit Charge Nurse. Employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.

Ages of Patients Served: This position requires knowledge of growth and developmental needs of patients and families. Personnel in this position must recognize and respond to the behaviors of patients and families in each age category. The employee must be able to demonstrate the special skills required to care for patients and their families according to standards. (The skills and knowledge needed to provide such care may be gained through education, training or experience.

Working Conditions: (Includes hospital rooms, clinical departments, common areas, non-clinical departments and hospital grounds).

Physical Requirements: Requires corrected hearing and vision to within functional ranges. Requires frequent bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds and sufficient manual dexterity to operate therapeutic equipment. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to handle behavioral issues of patients and visitors while under highly stressful and volatile situations.

Personal Protective Equipment: This position requires the use of personal protective equipment during various task/activities. Personal Protective equipment includes, but is not limited to gloves, masks, safety glasses and gowns.