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Pediatric Specialty RN | Pediatric Specialty | Beacon Medical Group

Beacon Health Systems
South Bend, IN 46601
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    • Reports to the Group Practice Manager. Performs patient triage duties and renders routine nursing care specific to the specialty practice in support of medical care as directed by the physician. Prepares patients for examinations, records patients' medical histories and symptoms, performs diagnostic tests, operates medical equipment and administers treatment and medications. May assist a physician in minor surgery and with patient follow-up. Completes laboratory duties as necessary. Routinely communicates with patients and physicians in a professional and courteous manner. Serves as a resource to staff by suggesting solutions to patient care crisis problems and complaints.
    • Mission: To enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the communities we serve as the community's provider of outstanding quality, superior value and comprehensive health care services.

      Vision: Our vision is to achieve:

      • Innovative health care and well-being services of the highest quality at the greatest value
      • Easy access and convenience
      • Outstanding patient experiences
      • Ongoing education involving physicians, patients and the community
    • Education and Experience
      • The knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of a nursing program from an accredited school of nursing. A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Indiana is required. A minimum of two years of experience is preferred. Certification in CPR is required and must be maintained.
    • Knowledge & Skills
      • Requires in-depth knowledge of and competency in performing pediatric nursing care practices and procedures, observations, treatments and techniques. Also, requires knowledge of Pediatric triage protocols and guidelines; using standard information to help triage patients in the most professional manner.
      • Requires the advanced analytical skills necessary to assess the patient's condition and needs, interpret data, solve patient-related problems, provide patient care throughout the planned treatment and to recognize medication allergic reactions (i.e., anaphylactic shock, adverse reactions, fever, chills, etc.).
      • Requires advanced knowledge of peripheral intravenous (IV) access procedures (i.e., the use of cannulation devices, monitoring patient access, etc.). Also demonstrates proficiency in starting IV's.
      • Demonstrates the ability to respond quickly and effectively to emergency situations and to do so in a sincere and caring manner.
      • Demonstrates the communication skills (both verbal and written) necessary for clear and effective communications with a variety of internal and external contacts.
      • Demonstrates the high-level interpersonal skills that are necessary to interact with patients, physicians and visitors in an effective and professional manner. Also must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
      • Requires the organization and office/computer skills (i.e., filing, record keeping system, etc.) necessary to perform the essential functions of the position. Use and knowledge of MS Word, Excel is expected as will be used with patient tracking and projects.
      • Also requires the ability to work effectively with minimal supervision, take initiative and pay close attention to details.
    • Working Conditions
      • Works in a clinical environment.
      • The ability to work a flexible schedule is required.
      • May possibly be exposed to bio-hazards when providing patient care.
    • Physical Demands
      • Requires the physical ability and stamina (i.e. to walk/stand for prolonged periods of time, push carts/wheelchairs, lift up to 50 pounds, to position/lift patients at a maximum of 35 pounds without assistance, provide CPR, etc.) to perform the essential functions of the position.

Posted: 2020-11-08 Expires: 2020-12-07
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