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Thu Jun 7, 2018 - 23 weeks ago

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Registered Nurse RN PICU PRN

*Wesley Children's Hospital*

Wesley Medical Center provides the widest range of expert pediatric care in the region. Children at Wesley are cared for by more than 50 pediatric specialists and subspecialists using state-of-the-art technology in a family-centered healing environment.

*Position Summary:*
* Delivers patient-centered nursing care in accordance with standards of care defined by Wesley Medical Center.
* Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice by participation in quality of care activities to initiate, implement, and sustain process improvements.
* Acquires and maintains current knowledge in nursing practice and education.
* Monitors the patient's progress toward the attainment of outcomes.
* Contributes to the professional development of peers, colleagues and others.
* Collaborates with the patient, significant others and health care providers in providing and advocating for patient care.
* Considers safety and cost effectiveness when delivering patient care.
* Decisions and actions on behalf of patients are determined in an ethical manner.
* Participates in the improvement of operational functions of the department.
* Establishes and maintains effective and respectful communication in development of all collaborative relationships.
* Evaluates and participates in opportunities for outstanding service to all customers and accepts responsibility in partnership that is equally respectful to everyone.
* Demonstrates the ability to apply knowledge of age-appropriate competencies to department specific population.
* Ability to utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills to identify, interpret, and access appropriate resources in patient specific scenario(s).
* Secures, administers and handles medication according to established guidelines.

* Required Registration, Licensure or Certification*
* Current Licensure in the State of Kansas as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN)
* Current Basic Life Support (BLS) verification course, as specified in policy
* Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) verification course, as specified in policy
* Trauma Core Course (TNCC) verification course, as specified in policy -/required for PICU/
*Preferred Registration, Licensure or Certification*
* Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
* Trauma Core Course (TNCC)/preferred for Pediatrics/
* Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
* Chemotherapy & Biotherapy (ONS) -/required if giving chemotherapy/
*Required Education or Experience*
* Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing
*Preferred Education or Experience*
* Bachelor of Science in Nursing
*Required Knowledge and Skills*
* Ability to utilize the nursing process in the provision of nursing care including, but not limited to, administering treatments and medications, interpreting diagnostic tests, formulating a plan of care, collaborating with other health care providers and providing education to patients and/or significant others.
* Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively.
* Possess personal computer skills.
* Ability to multi-task, delegate and prioritize
* Possess problem-solving and critical thinking skills

**Job:** **Nursing - Professional*

**Title:** *Registered Nurse RN PICU PRN*

**Location:** *Kansas-Wichita-Wesley Medical Center*

**Requisition ID:** *00323-18757*