Pediatric Registered Nurse Job Description

Pediatric Registered Nurse Job Description

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Pediatric registered nurse provides leadership in identifying and addressing ethical issues that impact client and staff including and participating in ethics consults and in the Peer Review Program.

Pediatric Registered Nurse Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective pediatric registered nurse job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included pediatric registered nurse job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Providing nursing care to assigned pediatric patients
Providing hospice nursing care to all levels of hospice care
Routine home care and inpatient hospice care
Asses, plan, implement, and evaluate the care of patients via triage
Review labs and reports
Follow up on disposition of results
Act as a role model and resource for staff
Demonstrate good interpersonal skills with other members of the healthcare team
Identify areas of patient care requiring standards and protocol
Ensure safe and professional patient care by expecting and monitoring compliance to professional standards

Pediatric Registered Nurse Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Pediatric Registered Nurse

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, BLS, PALS, ACLS, APHON, IV, AHA, BCLS, ENPC, CITI

Education for Pediatric Registered Nurse

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the pediatric registered nurse job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, School of Nursing, Graduate, Science, Nursing Program, Associates, Education, Associate Degrees, Healthcare, College of Nursing

Skills for Pediatric Registered Nurse

Desired skills for pediatric registered nurse include:

Competencies related to the nursing profession by participating in educational programs
Continued education units
Internal learning management skills and skill evaluations
Applicable Federal
Code of Ethics
Community
Ethical and professional behaviors
Healthcare delivery
Local laws and regulations
Policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest

Desired experience for pediatric registered nurse includes:

Participate in the CQI process for Pediatrics by identifying patient care issues
Maintain departmental reports and records and collect statistical data for administrative and regulatory purposes
Provide and coordinate the delivery of care to the ER pediatric patient population
Role model service excellence through leadership to promote collaborative relationships between the hospital and all customers
Care for patients who are not critically ill enough for admittance to the intensive care unit, but whose conditions still require continuous observation and monitoring
Administer care for patients suffering from cardiovascular, endocrine, neurological, renal, and surgical disorders

Pediatric Registered Nurse Examples

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Pediatric Registered Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a pediatric registered nurse. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for pediatric registered nurse
  • Position with float between the Pediatric ED, Pediatric ICU and Pediatric inpatient areas
  • Prepares and instructs patients for radiology procedure and performs site specific chest and extremity procedures according to policies and procedures
  • Ability to obtain ACLS certification within six months of hire, site specific
  • Current Montana State General/Chest/Extremity Radiology Permit or successful completion of course and test within six months or upon next offering (site specific)
  • Current phlebotomy skills or successful completion of in service and competency within 3 months (site specific)
  • The tools you need to do excel in your role as a Registered Nurse- RN
  • A supportive working environment – we invest in your success as a RN - Registered Nurse
  • Offering a $2,000 sign on bonus during the month of September for night shift RNs
  • Provides nursing care to patients within the nursing unit, utilizing special skills, knowledge and judgment in observing and reporting symptoms and condition of the patient
  • Gives medication and treatment under the direction of the physician
Qualifications for pediatric registered nurse
  • Requires ability to hear alarms, telephones and normal speaking voice
  • PALS (within 12 months of hire) required
  • Certified Pediatric Nurse (CPN) or Pediatric Critical Care Nurse (PCCN) preferred
  • Pediatric Unit experience preferred
  • Minimum one year pediatrics experience
  • Pediatric and/or Oncology experience preferred
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Pediatric Registered Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of pediatric registered nurse. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for pediatric registered nurse
  • Maintains clinical competencies (to include population specific competencies) in three specialties or in two specialties including one critical care area
  • Performs initial and ongoing assessment of a designated patient population’s physical, psychosocial and educational needs
  • Provides the patient and family/significant other with information (oral, written, or audio-visual) regarding diagnosis treatment, potential side effects, symptom management, and resources available within and outside MGUH
  • Administers chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and blood products according to policy and procedure
  • Provides psychosocial support to patient/family/significant other throughout their care experience
  • Supports biomedical research at the Lombardi Cancer Research Center through specimen collection, patient education and continuous review of current research and new technologies
  • Contributes to his/her own professional growth and development through attendance at national and/or regional conferences, reading and sharing current literature, and identifying knowledge or skill needs
  • Triages patients who “walk-in’ to the outpatient department
  • Under the general direction of the Director, the RN coordinates and provides patient care and assumes individual responsibility and accountability for the provision of nursing care
  • Assesses patients and provides education in weight maintenance, diet, skin care, activities of daily living and management of symptoms and side effects related to treatment
Qualifications for pediatric registered nurse
  • BLS & PALS
  • One year of recent hematology-oncology nursing experience
  • A minimum of one year of nursing experience as a Registered Nurse - RN
  • Trauma exp
  • PALS, BLS required
  • One year of Pediatric RN experience required
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Pediatric Registered Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of pediatric registered nurse. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for pediatric registered nurse
  • Under direct supervision of a physician or designee, calculates dosage, prepares and mixes medication/chemotherapy, administers chemotherapy medications to patients according to SJPHS guidelines and policies
  • Under direct supervision of a physician or designee, secures and maintains required inventory of supplies and pharmaceuticals
  • A nursing culture of learning and growth
  • An opportunity to explore diverse therapies and diagnoses
  • Collaboration with professionals from multidisciplinary teams
  • Fun and rewarding opportunities to make a difference for your patients and families
  • Assess signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in the patient’s condition in a home environment
  • Takes and records vital signs of pediatric patients
  • Prepares and gives injections and enemas
  • Assists patients with bathing, dressing, and other personal hygiene
Qualifications for pediatric registered nurse
  • 12 summer hard to staff holiday hours worked
  • 12 hours hard to staff days worked
  • One year of pediatric experience preferred
  • Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) certification within 1 year of hire
  • Pediatric Nurse (CPN) certification
  • Registered Nurse - RN license (State of North Carolina or multi-state)
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Pediatric Registered Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a pediatric registered nurse. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for pediatric registered nurse
  • Uses clinical judgment in evaluating activities to meet patient care needs of an assigned unit/floor including establishing priorities
  • LPNs and Aides, and recommends solutions
  • Accomplish departmental responsibilities in accord with corporate, hospital, department, and safety policies and procedures to meet both company and regulatory requirements
  • Facilitate high-quality patient care to and act as the liaison with patients and their representatives, physicians, and employees
  • Meet rapidly changing or unexpected patient care needs
  • Maintains an awareness of practice budget
  • Takes active role in practice-based performance improvement
  • Participates in identifying unit needs and supports practice goals and objectives that contribute to the growth of the Patient Services Department
  • Provide one on one direct patient skilled nursing care to a pediatric patient ages (1-5 y/o)
  • Manage G-tube care
Qualifications for pediatric registered nurse
  • One year of nursing experience as a Registered Nurse- RN
  • A North Carolina nursing license (or multi state)
  • A minimum of one year of nursing experience
  • Registered Nurse - RN license (State of Georgia or multi-state)
  • Pediatric experience most helpful, but not required
  • A NC or multi state RN / Registered Nurse license
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Pediatric Registered Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of pediatric registered nurse. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for pediatric registered nurse
  • Collect, analyze, and interpret data and information from health care professionals and document actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses
  • Assist the physician and staff with the daily coordination of patient care and physician access
  • Function as the liaison between patients, staff, and physicians
  • Delivers direct patient care within the scope of licensure and in accordance with SMG policy
  • Collects lab specimens according to departmental guidelines
  • Prioritizes patient care by implementing physician orders and nursing procedures
  • Ensures proper preparation for patient visit
  • Administers injections according to appropriate protocol
  • Reviews and updates medication list in EHR
  • Provide thoughtful care to client & patients based on personalized Plan of Care
Qualifications for pediatric registered nurse
  • Completion of nursing training from an accredited school of nursing
  • Current RN license to practice professional nursing in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Manual dexterity and physical agility to operate all equipment and perform all procedures
  • Utilizes safe body mechanics to ensure patient and caregiver safety
  • Minimum two years of pediatrics experience
  • Or patients

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