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Registered Nurse-Practice - Jeff-Methodist, Primary Care-duPont Pediatrics, Phila.

Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Registered Nurse Practice Job Details

Employer Description

As one of the nation's premier pediatric health care systems, we've made a promise to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. It's a promise that extends beyond our nationally recognized clinical treatment to an entire integrated spectrum of research, advocacy, education, and prevention.

Equity, diversity, and inclusion guide our growth and strategy. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about, and committed to, leading efforts to provide culturally relevant care, reducing health disparities, and helping build a diverse and inclusive environment. All Nemours Associates are expected to ensure that these philosophies are embedded in their day to day work with colleagues, patients and families.

To learn more about Nemours and our commitment to treat every child as if they were our own, visit us at www.nemours.org .

Job Description

Primary Functions:
The Registered Nurse is a clinically competent practitioner of pediatric, family centered nursing care. The nurse provides safe nursing care to the pediatric primary care patients with minimal guidance and bases practice on identified principles and standards of care. The RN is responsible for daily patient care, assessment and treatment in collaboration with the clinical medical provider. The RN must be competent in caring for patients with moderate to complex heath issues. Assists nurse manager or Office manager with administrative issues which affect the clinical practices within the office as well as comply with the administrative policies and clinical protocols.

  • Essential Functions:
    • Follow the nursing process to deliver care: assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.
    • Synthesizes patient assessments data and recognizes complex situations prior to communicating with the care team.
    • Documentation reflects ongoing evaluation and effectiveness of patient care.
    • Provides care that meets professional standards of practice and meets regulatory requirements.
    • Safely administers medications and medications as prescribed by the provider.
    • Triages patient's calls utilizing Barton Schmidt pediatric protocols, national teleheath standards and clinical advice from the clinical provider.
    • Assists the clinical provider with in office procedures within the scope of the nurse's license.
    • Performs phlebotomy to obtain blood specimens and back office laboratory tests.
    • Provides age and developmentally appropriate care to primary care patients.
  • Additional Requirements:
  • BSN required
  • Must have or be eligible for PA nursing license
  • Pediatric Office Nurse experience required
  • Phone Triage experience preferred
  • BLS Certification with the American Heart Association required

Posted: 2021-12-26 Expires: 2022-01-24
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