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Inpatient RN - Infusion/Pediatrics Unit

Company: Carle Health
Location: Normal
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

















Position Summary:




The Outpatient Infusion Department/Pediatric Unit is committed to our Nursing Professional Practice Model; we believe in caring relationships with our patients, families, community, and colleagues to provide exceptional care. Our dedicated nursing staff, nurse leaders, interdisciplinary team members, and physician partners practice in an eleven bed inpatient unit that is combined with a 24/7 outpatient infusion department. All care is delivered by a highly-trained staff utilizing the most current technology and equipment. The unit is fast-paced, exciting, and always evolving- as RNs care for those ten days of age through the entire adulthood span and provide infusion treatments such as blood products, specialty medications, chemotherapy, hydration, antibiotics.









Qualifications:




EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Diploma (Not HS) in Nursing

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Registered Professional Nurse (RN) License Illinois upon hire and Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 1 year. National Nursing Certification within 3 years.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Attend and satisfactorily complete all required continuing education regarding the care of acute stroke patients.









    Essential Functions:




    • Performs all responsibilities and duties required by unit as specific to the scope of service. Implements procedures and theories related to the specific area of practice. Maintains up-to-date and accurate documentation of nursing care provided to assure the integration of information for use by the healthcare team.
    • Completes initial assessment upon patient admission and develops appropriate plan of care in accordance with unit standards and that is based on patient and family needs. Implements plan of care, nursing interventions, and patient care procedures. Modifies plan of care based upon continuous evaluation.
    • Takes responsibility for patient and employee safety by reporting and/or correcting safety hazards and incidents.
    • Communicates with others directly and in private when necessary to resolve issues. Offers constructive feedback to assist in the professional development of peers, and confers with colleagues to expand knowledge base. Identifies own learning needs and takes initiative to begin appropriate solution.
    • Fulfills all requirements of departmental competencies.
      • Monitors intake and output of all pediatric patient assignment
      • Changes dressings, inserts catheters, starts IVs
      • Administers medications using proper bar code scanning
      • Notifies appropriate provider with high alert lab results
      • Severs as a mandated reports for all suspected abuse/neglect cases









        We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. - For more information: human.resources@carle.com.



        Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted.























Keywords: Carle Health, Normal , Inpatient RN - Infusion/Pediatrics Unit, Healthcare , Normal, Illinois

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