Job Id: 650264_1
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse – Pediatric ICU RN
RN – PEDIATRICS ICU
POSITION TYPE: Registered Nurse (RN)
SPECIALTY UNIT: Pediatrics Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
LOCATION: San Antonio, TX
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent
We are looking for a caring, dedicated RN – Pediatric Nurse to be responsible for the medical and health care of children from birth to late teens. As a Pediatric registered nurse, you will discuss a child’s symptoms and medical history, provide initial care, administer prescribed medication, and monitor the patient’s progress. Additionally, you will also provide support to families and work with them to address their concerns, fears, problems, and options.
Our ideal candidate for the RN – Pediatric position must be able to talk to children and ask questions about their health, especially when they are scared and cannot clearly communicate their problems. Like other pediatric registered nurses, you will be required to perform physical examinations, measure vital statistics, take blood and urine samples, and order diagnostic tests.
To be a successful RN – Pediatric nurse, you should be kind, compassionate, and caring towards children. You should have a broad knowledge of general pediatric nursing care and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
? Work with children and asking questions about their health for diagnosis and documenting patients’ symptoms and medical history for the doctor.
? Assess a child’s needs and providing initial care.
? Identify changes in children’s symptoms and intervening in emergencies.
? Participate in pain management for children.
? Administer medications, drawing blood, and giving childhood vaccinations following age-appropriate guidelines.
? Monitor temperature, pulse, breathing, and blood pressure and keeping accurate records.
? Evaluate children for signs and symptoms of abuse.
? Provide supportive care to dying children.
? Deal with the anxieties and demands of parents and helping families to deal with their child’s illness or injury.
? Remain up to date on the latest developments, rules, and regulations, drug therapies, equipment, and treatment procedures.
? Competitive salary
? Direct Deposit
? Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision benefits
? Employee discount program
? Excellent room for growth and advancement
? Minimum of 1 year of recent experience as an RN in a clinical setting.
? Active RN license within the State of practice.
? BSN Required
? Current certifications (variable depending on the facility).
? 1 – 2 years experience as a Pediatric ICU Nurse.
? Good communication skills.
? Emotional and mental strength, dedication, and self-motivation.
? Empathy and the ability to relate to children.
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