Community Health Systems Registered Nurse- NICU Per Diem Tier I in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Description:

Under the immediate direction of the Team Specialist/Team Leader or other designated clinical management as assigned, functions as a clinical nurse mentor/preceptor with responsibility for the delivery of individualized, effective nursing care to a module of patients.--?xml:namespace prefix = "o" /

Qualifications

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Minimal Acceptable Job Qualifications

Registration/Certification/Licensure:

Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse;

· BCLS within 30 days of hire

· NRP within 90 days of hire

· AACN EKG within 90 days of hire

· STABLE within 6 months of hire

Experience:

As demonstrated through progression of the clinical ladder behaviors.

Education:

Completion of a nursing program diploma or Associates Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing.

Other:

· Must complete NIMS modules ICS-100 and ICS-200 within 30 day of hire

Job Knowledge & Skills:

1) Demonstrates working knowledge of the English language, verbal and written.

2) Demonstrates strong working knowledge of interdisciplinary planning, as well as nursing practice procedures, equipment utilized and applicable regulations. (Refer to unit specific knowledge guidelines for those applicable to area of assignment.)

3) Requires general working knowledge of the normal growth, development, related behaviors, needs, comfort, and range of treatment appropriate to the age (including neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult geriatric) and diagnosis of patient served to support the provision of an individualized interdisciplinary plan of care. (Refer to unit specific knowledge guidelines for ages of patients served in area of assignment.)

4) Requires strong analytical and organizational skills necessary to assess, develop and implemen individualized plans of patient care/education in changing patient and module situations through the recognition of actual and potential problems, patient/family involvement, and the collection of data related to unit nursing care concerns.

5) Requires leadership skills in order to provide constructive feedback to peers regarding nursing issues, participate in unit based decision making and support changes made.

6) Demonstrates strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written in order to establish and maintain positive therapeutic/working relationships with all internal and external unit customers, as needed.

LHN s commitment to employee growth and satisfaction continues with our Per Diem program. This innovative approach to staffing is unit-based—meaning PRN team members will have a home department , with consistent communication channels , clear expectations , strengthened team relationships , patient-focused scheduling and enhanced opportunities for professional learning and growth . Most importantly, LHN patients will benefit from teams that have the valuable experience, specialized skills and training unique to their department.

An equal opportunity employer.

Job: Pediatrics, Nursery, NICU

Organization: Dupont Hospital

Location: IN-Fort Wayne

Requisition ID: 1803536