Registered Nurse - Pediatrics

Job ID 2020-2947
Client & Job Location : Location US-VA-
Category
Pediatrics
Type
Regular Full-Time
Sector
Government

Overview

Saratoga Medical currently has an opening available for a full-time Registered Nurse in the Pediatrics Dept at Naval Health Center Portsmouth, VA.   The RN will work Monday through Friday, between the hours of 7:30a and 6:00pm to be scheduled for 4-10 hour shifts for a total of 80 hours per 2 weeks.  

 

Saratoga Medical Center, Inc. is a leading medical staffing firm, with more than 2,000 successful placements over the past 3 years.  With over 30 years of experience we understand the needs of the medical professional and the clients that we serve.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate patient care in collaboration with a wide array of healthcare professionals. Facilitate the achievement of optimal outcomes in relation to clinical care, quality and cost effectiveness.
  • Ensure compliance with standards of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the MTF.
  • Perform physical exam and health histories.
  • Provide health promotions, counseling, and education.
  • Administer medications, wound care, and numerous other personalized interventions.
  • Direct and supervise care provide by other healthcare professionals.
  • Accountable for making patient care assignments based on the scope of practice and skill level of assigned personnel.
  • Recognize adverse signs and symptoms and quickly react in emergency situations.
  • Communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions, for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family and organization.
  • Make referral appointments and arrange specialty care as appropriate.
  • Perform nursing services identified in the TO.
  • Conduct research in support of improved practice and patient outcomes.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

 

  • Degree: Minimum Associates Degree of Nursing.
  • Education: Graduate from a college or university accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Experience: Possess a minimum of one (1) year experience as an RN working in an outpatient acute care (hospital based) or ambulatory care setting within the last two years.   AND Possess a minimum of one (1) year of experience within the last two (2) years as an RN working in a pediatric clinical setting
  • Cerifications: BLS and PALS certifications required

 

 

Saratoga Medical Center, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discharge, compensation or any other term or condition of employment on the basis of race, religion, color, age (over age 39), sex, national origin, or on the basis of disability if the employee can perform the essential functions of the job, with a reasonable accommodation if necessary. Any employee who is aware of discriminatory conduct or who has any concern about a possible violation of this policy should immediately report the conduct or concern to his or her supervisor, designated human resource personnel or any corporate officer.

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