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Clinical Nurse

Clinical Nurse

Job Description

Posting Note: This is a Lead RN position with additional responsibilities and compensation

This position will work in collaboration with the healthcare team, patient and family to promote patient health through delivery of professional nursing care appropriate to patients age and condition as documented in the nursing and medical plans of care in accordance with evidence-based nursing and patient care practice standards and hospital goals, values and regulatory standards.

PCH Values
  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.
Position Duties

1. Completes nursing assessment of patient conditions consistent with age and condition, including physical, psychological, social, developmental, and educational factors, to determine initial level of compliance with treatment plan per policy and unit guidelines. Performs ongoing patient and family assessments and identifies variations from diagnoses.
2. Continually evaluates patient responses to care, teaching, and discharge plans. Documents patient progress in appropriate charts and shares observations and assessment outcomes with healthcare team and families to ensure timely communication and understanding of patient health status, progress, and ongoing needs.
3. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing required activities within established parameters to ensure compliance with all applicable medication, storage and documentation standards, regulations, and requirements.
4. Provides orientation to the unit, hospital systems, and processes to patients and family members to ensure familiarity with unit’s policies and requirements.
5. Supervises patient care activities of assigned team members and delegates activities appropriate to knowledge, skill, and competency. Provides timely feedback and review of care delivery to ensure maintenance of patient safety, infection control procedures, therapeutic environment, and team members’ performance level, maintaining confidentiality as appropriate.
6. Works collaboratively with patient care team and family members to establish and implement plan of care to ensure coordination of activities and ongoing communication of patient health status. Participates in patient care rounds and patient care conferences as appropriate.
7. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Job Requirements

Education Requirements
  • Two year (ADN) degree in nursing, a four year degree (BSN) in nursing, or a Diploma Nursing degree. (Required)
  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing or currently enrolled in an RN to BSN program. (Preferred)
Certification/License/Registry Requirements
  • Current State of Arizona RN license or an RN license from a compact state with multistate privileges or the ability to establish licensure according to Arizona law prior to start date. (Required)
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association. (Required)
Physical Requirements
  • Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) (Constantly)
  • Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) (Constantly)
  • Physical Requirement - Hearing (Constantly)
  • Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling (Constantly)
  • Physical Requirement - Reaching (Constantly)
  • Physical Requirement - Sitting (Occasionally)
  • Physical Requirement - Standing (Frequently)
  • Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling (Frequently)
  • Physical Requirement - Talking (Constantly)
  • Physical Requirement - Walking (Constantly)
  • Physical Requirement - Near Vision (Constantly)
  • Physical Requirement - Far Vision (Constantly)
  • Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination (Frequently)
  • Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment (Constantly)
  • Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance (Frequently)
  • Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance (Occasionally)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment (Applicable)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Outdoor weather conditions (Not Applicable)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme temperatures (Not Applicable)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas (Not Applicable)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - High places (Not Applicable)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme noise levels (Not Applicable)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases (Applicable)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid (Applicable)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles (Applicable)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure (Not Applicable)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure (Applicable)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals (Applicable)

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 44528
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