HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse - Pediatric Ambulatory Surgery - Per diem in Wichita, Kansas

  • Wesley Children's Hospital *

    Position Summary:

    • Delivers patient-centered nursing care in accordance with standards of care defined by Wesley Medical Center.

    • Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice by participation in quality of care activities to initiate, implement, and sustain process improvements.

    • Acquires and maintains current knowledge in nursing practice and education.

    • Monitors the patient's progress toward the attainment of outcomes.

    • Contributes to the professional development of peers, colleagues and others.

    • Collaborates with the patient, significant others and health care providers in providing and advocating for patient care.

    • Considers safety and cost effectiveness when delivering patient care.

    • Decisions and actions on behalf of patients are determined in an ethical manner.

    • Participates in the improvement of operational functions of the department.

    • Establishes and maintains effective and respectful communication in development of all collaborative relationships.

    • Evaluates and participates in opportunities for outstanding service to all customers and accepts responsibility in partnership that is equally respectful to everyone.

    • Demonstrates the ability to apply knowledge of age-appropriate competencies to department specific population.

    • Ability to utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills to identify, interpret, and access appropriate resources in patient specific scenario(s).

    • Secures, administers and handles medication according to established guidelines.

    Required Registration, Licensure or Certification

    • Current Licensure in the State of Kansas as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN)

    • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) verification course, as specified in policy

    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) verification course, as specified in policy

    • Trauma Core Course (TNCC) verification course, as specified in policy -/required for PICU/

    Preferred Registration, Licensure or Certification

    • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

    • Trauma Core Course (TNCC)/preferred for Pediatrics/

    • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)

    • Chemotherapy & Biotherapy (ONS) -/required if giving chemotherapy/

  • Required Education or Experience *

    • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing
  • Preferred Education or Experience *

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Required Knowledge and Skills *

    • Ability to utilize the nursing process in the provision of nursing care including, but not limited to, administering treatments and medications, interpreting diagnostic tests, formulating a plan of care, collaborating with other health care providers and providing education to patients and/or significant others.

    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively.

    • Possess personal computer skills.

    • Ability to multi-task, delegate and prioritize

    • Possess problem-solving and critical thinking skills

Title: Registered Nurse - Pediatric Ambulatory Surgery - Per diem

Location: Kansas-Wichita-Wesley Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00323-15975