RN/Registered Nurse - Pediatric - ICU

  • Company: Hospital Corporation of America
  • Location: Richmond, Virginia
  • Posted: October 26, 2017
  • Reference ID: 00448-39620
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)

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