Clinical Nurse II-Inpatient Job Listing at Children's Hospital Colorado in Aurora, CO (Job ID 44775)
Why Work at Children's.... Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcare excellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Colorado is a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well being of children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstanding hospitals by U.S. News World Report, Children's Colorado is known both for its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research and education programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kids throughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcare professionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties, Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16 Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.
A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, and motivate you to make a difference in the life of a child. Additional Information Department: Flight Team
Hours per week: 36, eligible for benefits
Shift: Shifts will vary seven days a week between 0630-1900; 1100-1130; or 1830 -0700. Every other weekend commitment and on call responsibilities as demands warrent. Job Overview The nursing positions for the Newborn/Young Child Flight Team (NYC Team) are responsible for the following: (1) in response to direct consultation and collected data - plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care designed to meet the individual health and illness needs of complex patients and their families; (2) combines critical/emergency nursing care with appropriate and safe transportation of patients to the Childrens Hospital, or other designated facility; (3) carries out patient care responsibilities independently with emphasis on critical care interventions and family-centered care; (4) and extends hospital resources into the referring communities through clinical care, education and outreach. The patient population served is primarily neonates but will also include children with any type of medical or surgical condition necessitating transport to a higher level of care.
1. Care Education of Patient/Family: As a multi-disciplinary team member, the nurse utilizes and documents the nursing process to provide developmentally appropriate evidence based care to infants and children with complex health care needs. Also able to care for unstable patients and/or patients with uncommon diagnoses. Provides care guided by the Nursing Practice Model and utilizes resources as appropriate.
2. Care Education of Patient/Family: Prioritizes patient care based on patient assessment. Utilizes resources and delegates tasks appropriately.
3. Care Education of Patient/Family: Identifies patient/family learning needs, readiness to learn and utilizes appropriate teaching strategies. Updates and coordinates individualized care for patients and families across the continuum.
4. Care Education of Patient/Family: Provides nursing interventions in compliance with current hospital and departmental policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines.
5. Professional Contributions Development: Participates in achieving the goals of the department/ division/ organization. Involved in unit based/dept shared governance committees, activities. Responds routinely to requests for information.
6. Professional Contributions Development: Participates in quality improvement/evidence based research activities.
7. Professional Contributions Development: Recognizes and communicates the need for revision of hospital and departmental policies, procedures, practice guidelines and measures for clinical practice evaluation. Utilizes policy, procedure and guidelines to support practice. Incorporates peer, committee and patient/family feedback into clinical practice.
8. Professional Contributions Development: Identifies opportunities for professional growth and development. Establishes a developmental goal for professional contributions and demonstrates progress toward that goal. Qualifications General Work Experience: Minimum of 3 years clinical experience required in a critical care arena, preferably NICU. PICU/CICU/ED experience would also be beneficial. Basic computer skills required. Excellent customer service and communication skills with hospital/clinic staff, children, parents and visitors. Knowledge of medical terminology required. Demonstrated ability to prioritize and organize tasks in a fast paced setting. Excellent written and verbal communication. Ability to work independently and as a team member.
Recommended License/Certification - Transport Nrs Adv Trauma cert
Required Education/Field of Study: Graduate of an accredited college or university with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing; may be waived in lieu of an Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing with appropriate experience in the critical areas mentioned above.
Required License/Certification - Advanced Life Support AND/OR other Certification(s) for specific roles may be required within 6 months of hire.
Required License/Certification - BLS for Healthcare Providers / CPR
Required License/Certification - Emergency Nursing Pediatric C
Required License/Certification - Neo Rusus Prog/Neo Adv Life
Required License/Certification - Registered Nurse
Required License/Certification STABLE
1-2 years of Pediatric transport/flight experience preferred. Preferred PALS Physical Requirements Ability to Perform Essential Functions of the Job
Audio-Visual: Color Discrimination: Good
Audio-Visual: Depth Perception: Good
Audio-Visual: Far Vision: Good
Audio-Visual: Hearing: Good
Audio-Visual: Near Vision: Good
General Activity: Sit: 2-4 hrs. per day
General Activity: Stand/Walk: 6-8 hrs. per day
Motion: Bend: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Carry: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Lift: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Pull: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Push: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Reach: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Squat/Crouch: Up to 1/3 of time
Others: Ability to travel to and navigate around worksites which may or may not meet ADA requirements.
Others: Able to assist or assume direct patient care as census directly permits.
Others: May assist in the supervised lifting, transporting and positioning of patients.
Others: Occupational Hazards - exposure to severe weather conditions: He/she must be able to meet scheduling demands during all weather conditions.
Others: Occupational Hazards - exposure to unsteady or falling patient: In the course of transferring a patient, he/she may encounter a patient who falls or loses his or her balance, causing him/her to bear the full weight of a patient or fall with him or her.
Weight Lifted/Force Exerted: Up to 100 pounds: Up to 1/3 of time Equal Employment Opportunity It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. Be aware that none of the questions are intended to imply illegal preferences or discrimination based on non-job-related information.
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