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Registered Nurse (RN) - CCCC - Med Surg

Company: Broward Children's Center
Location: Pompano Beach
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse (RN) - CCCCSummary:

In this position, you will play a key role in providing care to adolescents, children, and infants. You will offer care for children from birth through their late teens, often collaborating with the family to address their options, problems, fears, and concerns for their child.

Education / Experience Requirements:

* Certification from college or technical school of an accredited Nursing Program
* 3-6 months related experience and/or training
* Experienced with handicapped population and pediatric experience preferred
* Valid Florida Driver's License
* Valid Florida RN License
* Valid First Aid/CPR/AED Certification
* APD Training courses
* Pediatric or ventilator experience preferred

Duties & Responsibilities

* Maintain current knowledge of assigned residents' clinical status, physician's orders, testing results, appointments/activities and other pertinent data
* Clearly communicate the status of assigned residents to appropriate personnel
* Physical examination and nursing assessment, documentation of clinical status
* Administration of prescribed medications
* Monitor of possible side effects of medications and therapeutic interventions
* Work with Respiratory Care personnel to assure life support systems equipment are always maintained
* Notification of change in resident status to physician and department head
* Provide physical hygiene measures, assures residents are appropriately dressed and well groomed
* Record temperatures and vital signs
* Position residents following physical management plan.
* Reposition residents throughout shift with frequent rounds at least every 2 hours
* Position residents properly in wheelchair, reporting any missing parts of needed repairs
* Participation in care planning
* Complete assigned workload and share in responsibility of total resident care
* Perform respiratory care procedures as trained by Respiratory Director
* Perform special procedures, i.e. CPR, ambulance transports, tracheostomy tube changes, IV care and management, including central lines
* Respond appropriately to all emergency situations
* Act as charge nurse in absence of the RN Supervisor
* Verbally communicate with oncoming supervisor and makes entries into the Nursing Supervisor Communication Book
* Act as a resource person for new employee and assists coworkers with duties
* Provide support and in services to families
* Maintain accurate medical and departmental records
* Accompanies residents via center van or ambulance when necessary
* Perform equipment changes and cleaning as required
* Notify department supervisors and maintenance of equipment malfunctions & needs.
* Notify purchasing department, maintenance and supervisor of equipment malfunctions and needs
* Participate in meetings and committees as required
* Follow infection control policies & procedures
* Accountable for maintaining residents daily schedule (sleep, school, etc.)
* Participate in discharge planning; including family education
* Attend ongoing in-services, training, and in house educational programs
* Utilize and promote utilization of physical management plan by all care staff
* Maintain within compliance of an interdisciplinary model, in which there exists ongoing collaboration to achieve comprehensive management of physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of the residents

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Assists with the supervision of employees in the position of LPN and CNA. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Keywords: Broward Children's Center, Pompano Beach , Registered Nurse (RN) - CCCC - Med Surg, Healthcare , Pompano Beach, Florida

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