Under the supervision of the Inpatient Services Director and RN House Supervisor, the Registered Nurse provides direct and indirect patient care, assessing nursing care needs as well as planning and providing nursing care interventions, preventing complications and promoting improvement in the patients' comfort and wellness; informing the interdisciplinary team of patients' condition as appropriate. Provides supervision to the nursing staff regarding patient care. All efforts are directed towards continuous quality improvement and family centered care. May be utilized as a charge nurse, preceptor or code team member.
- Minimum of two (2) to three (3) years of experience working in pediatric nursing, preferably in acute care settings.
- Basic Computer skills.
The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients serves on his or her assigned unit. He/she must also demonstrate knowledge of principles of growth and development over the life span, possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patients' status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient requirement relative to his or her age specific needs.
- Current license from the District of Columbia;
- Current CPR certification;
- Certification in Pediatric Rehabilitation preferred.
- Graduate of a fully accredited school of nursing;
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.