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Registered Nurse (RN)-Pediatrics

HSC Health Care System Washington, DC
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JOB SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Inpatient Services Director and RN House Supervisor, the Registered Nurse provides direct and indirect patient care, assessing nursing care needs as well as planning and providing nursing care interventions, preventing complications and promoting improvement in the patients comfort and wellness; informing the interdisciplinary team of patients condition as appropriate. Provides supervision to the nursing staff regarding patient care.All efforts are directed towards continuous quality improvement and family centered care.May be utilized as a charge nurse, preceptor or code team member.

Required Experience:

  1. Minimum of two (2) to three (3) years of experience working in pediatric nursing, preferably in acute care settings.
  2. Basic Computer skills.

The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients serves on his or her assigned unit.He/she must also demonstrate knowledge of principles of growth and development over the life span, possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patients status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient requirement relative to his or her age specific needs.

License/Certifications:

  1. Current license from the District of Columbia;
  2. Current CPR certification;
  3. Certification in Pediatric Rehabilitation preferred.

Required Education:

  1. Graduate of a fully accredited school of nursing;
  2. Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.

HSC Health Care System

The HSC Health Care System provides and coordinates innovative, high quality, community-based care for individuals with complex needs and their families. HSC empowers all we serve to improve the quality of their lives. The HSC Health Care System (HSC) is a nonprofit health care organization committed to serving families and adults with special health care needs and eliminating barriers to health care services. The System combines the resources of a health plan (Health Services for Children with Special Needs, Inc.), pediatric specialty hospital (The HSC Pediatric Center), home health agencies (HSC Home Care, LLC and HSC Health and Rehabilitative Services), and parent foundation (The HSC Foundation) to offer a comprehensive approach to caring, serving and empowering people with disabilities. HSC employs over 700 staff members, with operating revenue of approximately $225 million annually. Strategic plans include further expansion of services into broader territories, including Virginia. As a first-of-its-kind health system in Washington, DC with more than a century of experience, The HSC Health Care System remains committed to changing the lives of the people we serve through expert medical care, care coordination and advocacy. Today, we are known for our expertise in treating children, teens and adults who have disabilities and complex medical conditions.

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Washington, DC
USA

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