Registered Nurse- Orth/Rehab-rotating shifts- 32 hours a week
Nemours Childrenâ€™s Health System
March 14, 2018
As one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children â“ even those who may never enter our doors â“ through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
We are seeking an experience BSN prepared nurse to work on 3 west or Ortho/ Rehab unit. This position is 32 hours a week rotating shifts, 2 out of 6 weekends, with holiday rotation.3 West is 24-bed unit, this area cares for patients of all ages. This unit is designated for, acute rehabilitation of both traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury, comprehensive rehabilitation and ventilator-dependent rehabilitation patients with tracheostomies. Additional services include orthopedic surgical care, medically complex pediatric patients, neurosurgery and nonsurgical neurologic care as well as Video EEG studies. Special equipment includes ventilators, portable suction, feeding pumps, bipap and cpap machines, infusion pumps and wound vacutainers. Each bed is also equipped with bedside monitors and computers, compressed air, oxygen and vacuum hook up for suction. Patient care unit goals are to provide high quality, cost effective care. Patient and Family Centered Care is the nursing model used to provide care for all patients. Patients' and families' needs are assessed, interventions provided and outcomes evaluated based upon departmental policies and procedures as well as multidisciplinary standards of care and practice. This unit also provides education to families and caregivers, to ensure they are comfortable caring for their child. The unit participated in a CARF survey in 2017 in which the Rehabilitation Program received a full accreditation.
Individuals and services providing care on 3 West: Â· The Divisions of Orthopedic Surgery and Pediatrics both with board certified physicians, fellows and residents. Â· The Division of Rehabilitation, consisting of 3 board-certified physiatrists/pediatricians. This division also provides residents, program managers. Â· The Divisions of Neonatology, Neurology, Neurosurgery and Pulmonology. Â· Advanced Practice Nurses are available for all patients and work collaboratively with the appropriate service physician. Â· A nurse manager has 24-hour accountability for management and leadership of the staff. Â· A registered nurse assumes a charge nurse role on all shifts and is responsible for the coordination of unit activities and the evaluation, anticipation and communication with the nursing supervisor. Â· Unit clerks/nursing assistants assist the staff and families in facilitating communications with other units and departments of the hospital. They may also perform limited aspects of patient care under the direction of a registered nurse. Â· A complete complement of ancillary services including, but not limited to, Laboratory, Radiology, Respiratory, Therapeutic Services, Nutrition, Social Work and Pharmacy. Â· The Rehabilitation Team provides a multidisciplinary approach to Rehabilitation patients. A board-certified physician directs the team. Â· Registered Nurses providing care are BLS, and PALS certified. Other certifications include CPN and CRRN. Staffing Pattern: rotating all shifts.
We are looking for professional and dedicated nurses.
Must have a BSN or be actively enrolled in a BSN program
At least 6 months of nursing experience preferred
Bi Lingual Preferred
Must be eligible for or have current DE nursing license.
Must have CPR certification through the American Heart Association.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique âœBridge to a Healthy Futureâ pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.