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Registered Nurse - Pediatrics - PEDI - RN

Company: Standard Healthcare
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

We are seeking a Pediatric Registered Nurse to join our team for a 8 - 13 week Rapid Response Travel Contract! You will be responsible for the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of children with acute conditions such as heart conditions, respiratory distress syndrome, or shock. You may care for pre- and post-operative pediatric patients or perform advanced, invasive diagnostic or therapeutic procedures. To be a successful pediatric nurse, you should be kind, compassionate, and caring towards children. *Requirements** A current registered nursing license
* A minimum of one (1) year recent experience in pediatric nursing, in an acute care facility
* Current BLS, PALS certification required *Skills and Abilities** Familiarity with medical software and equipment
* Ability to build rapport with patients
* Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
* Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
* The ability to listen and understand information and ideas quickly
* Good communication skills
* Emotional and mental strength, dedication, and self-motivation
* Empathy and the ability to relate to children *Responsibilities** Working with children and asking questions about their health for diagnosis and documenting patients' symptoms and medical history for the doctor.
* Assessing a child's needs and providing initial care.
* Identifying changes in children's symptoms and intervening in emergency situations.
* Participating in pain management for children.
* Administering medications, drawing blood, and giving childhood vaccinations following age-appropriate guidelines.
* Monitoring temperature, pulse, breathing, and blood pressure and keeping accurate records.
* Evaluating children for signs and symptoms of abuse.
* Providing supportive care to dying children.
* Dealing with the anxieties and demands of parents, and helping families to deal with their child's illness or injury.
* Remaining up to date on the latest developments, rules and regulations, drug therapies, equipment, and treatment procedures.
* Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records
* Record patients' medical information and vital signs
* Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions
* Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans 1723-Indeed-PEDI-CA Job Types: Contract, Full-time Pay: $92.89 - $135.25 per hour Benefits:
* Health insurance
* Referral program
* Relocation assistance
* Travel reimbursement
Medical specialties:
* Pediatrics
Physical setting:
* Acute care
* Hospital
* Inpatient
Standard shift:
* Day shift
* Evening shift
* Night shift
Weekly schedule:
* 3x12
* 4x12 Experience:
* Pediatric Nursing: 1 year (Required) License/Certification:
* RN License (Required) Work Location: On the road

Keywords: Standard Healthcare, Hoffman Estates , Registered Nurse - Pediatrics - PEDI - RN, Healthcare , Hoffman Estates, Illinois

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