Federal Staffing Resources, LLC Pediatric Registered Nurse in Bethesda, Maryland
Federal Staffing Resources, LLC
Job Location US-MD-Bethesda
Recruiter Shawntaye Tisdale
Facility Web Site http://www.fsrpeople.com
Recruiter Phone Number 866-886-2300 x 108
Type Regular Full-Time
Recruiter Email email@example.com
FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business with nearly a decade of proud service to our nation’s service members, Federal agencies and our commercial clients. FSR matches talented individuals to organizations in order to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR has a well established, working environment that supports a team of committed professionals with a unified vision for helping others succeed and thrive. We invite you to join our team and grow with us!
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"Federal Staffing Resources, LLC shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.”
Federal Staffing Resources is seeking a Pediatric Registered Nurse (RN) for a position to provide services at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) in Bethesda, Maryland!
*Willingness to learn HEME/ONC while on site OR have a minimum of three years experience, current within the last three years caring for pediatric patients in a pediatric hematology/oncology unit or acute care setting required
- Current active unencumbered Pediatric Registered Nurse license from any state or territory of the United States.
- Have and maintain current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) by the American Heart Association. In addition to BCLS and PALS certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is required for the Critical Care Unit. Certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is required of RNs working in Critical Care Unit, and the Pediatric Ward.
- Shall be a graduate of an accredited National League of Nursing (NLN) school.
DUTIES: The following are tasks/responsibilities for the nurse specialist in the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology outpatient clinic, but are not limited to:
- Provides expert professional nursing care to critically ill pediatric hematology/oncology patients. Provides leadership to patients and family members as well as other professional colleagues. Knowledge of interpersonal relationships and the ability to maintain composure and react appropriately while relating to patients and families; to manage distraught, irritable, unreasonable or angry individuals; and to maintain positive rapport with all individuals involved in patient care.
- Serves as a resource person to a wide variety of professional health colleagues regarding pediatric hematology/oncology nursing, chemotherapy administration and issues of the family and child with a chronic, life threatening illness.
- Ability to react with alertness and skill in any emergency situation, e.g., cardiac or respiratory arrest, hemorrhage, shock, severe physical trauma and psychiatric reaction. Serves as member of resuscitation team. Extensive knowledge of fluid/electrolyte therapy, and the administration, methodology rates actions and adverse reactions of IV fluids, IV medications and blood components therapy, Skill to recognize actual or potential positive or negative effects and take appropriate actions. Perform highly specialized nursing of advanced nature and considerable difficulty, e.g., pediatric hematology/oncology; requiring extended specialized training and experience including physical and emotional assessment.
- Assess patients' conditions for potential or life-threatening crises. Distinguish between normal and abnormal physical findings (from physical assessment and vital sign assessment). Plan appropriate nursing care.
- Obtain patient history and pertinent family history
- Document plan of care and care given in patient's clinical record.
- Utilize appropriate nursing personnel to assist in delivery of care when indicated (LPN's/paraprofessionals).
- Transcribe or verify transcription of physician orders.
- Carry out prescribed physician orders and document in patient medical record.