HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Charge Nurse NICU - Part Time in Las Vegas, Nevada
For more than three decades,Sunrise Children’s Hospitalin Las Vegas has been Nevada’s largest, most comprehensive children’s hospital dedicated to caring for infants, children, adolescents and expectant mothers. As the leading neonatal, pediatric, and maternal provider in the region, we partner with physicians and hospitals throughout the Southwest to offer the most comprehensive and advanced health programs as well as access to sub-specialties.
Charge Registered Nurse Critical Care - Neonatal ICU - Part Time Nights
The Charge Nurse supervises nursing service activities in assigned nursing unit for the duration of the assigned shift or in the absence of nursing management. The task and responsibilities of this position include: * Participates actively in the planning and distribution of patient assignments. * Evaluates the effectiveness of care and addresses any issues that affect the desired patient outcomes. * Supports nursing staff in communication with physicians to include accepting doctors' orders and communicating patient condition. * Facilitates the process of reporting patient status to the following shift of nursing personnel. * Manages the nursing care of assigned patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. * Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs. * Carries out physician orders. * Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs. * Provides respiratory and ventilator management and monitoring for patients. * Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care. * Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. * Instructs and educates patients and families. * Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team. * Provides age and culturally appropriate care. * Orients and mentors new staff members. * Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
*MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: * Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Nevada
*EDUCATION: * Graduate of Accredited School of Nursing
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Basic computer and hospital informatics skills required. Specialty Certification where required; example: Chemotherapy; ACLS; PALS. CPR required. Complies with hospital employee health, infection control and safety management programs**
EXPERIENCE: Current acute clinical care experience preferred; Minimum of 6 months to 1year experience required**
Current Nevada license to practice Nursing.
Independently maintains license.
Acquires required contact hours to maintain practice
Job: *Nursing - Professional
Title: Charge Nurse NICU - Part Time
Location: Nevada-Las Vegas-Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center
Requisition ID: 01541-15760