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Registered Nurse (RN) - Weekender Night - Levine Children's Hospital - NPCN

$ Sign-On Bonus Eligible
Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 69934
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Part Time
Shift: Night
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Weekend night shift; holidays required if on weekend
Remote Opportunity: No
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11011005030056-Nursing - LCH 7P NPCN

Overview

This position is Sign-on Bonus eligible. Registered Nurses are eligible for a bonus of $7,500 for part time positions. In addition to the sign-on bonus, new teammates at Atrium Health are eligible for robust benefits packages, paid time off, and a Career Advancement Ladder that rewards you for years of experience within your area of specialty.

Shift Details
Part time, Saturday and Sunday night shift

NPCN is a step-down unit from the NICU.  NPCN cares for Level II and III babies including but not limited to trachs, ostomies, pre-ops, PCVCs and PIVs, High Flow Nasal Canula, babies on at least 50% enteral feedings, NAS, etc.  The staffing ratio is 1:3 or 1:4. The unit is licensed for 32 beds and have the capacity to go up to 36 babies when NICU is above capacity as well. NPCN receives babies from the newborn nursery and transfers from LCH NICU as well as outlying hospitals.  NPCN see much of the same diagnoses as the NICU.

Candidates must have at least 6 months of RN experience, this position is not for new graduates. 

 

Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) has taken us to another level of service, to care for the growing population of children’s in our region.  At 247 beds, LCH is the largest children’s hospital between Atlanta and Washington DC.  It serves high patient acuity as the flagship children’s hospital within the innovative Atrium Health and offers a full complement of over 125 pediatric subspecialists in over 25 different pediatric specialties.  There are 4 pediatric hospitalist teams, a 20-bed PICU (including Cardiac ICU), an 85-bed NICU< and an inpatient pediatric rehabilitation facility.  Levine Children’s also has the region’s first 24/7 emergency room just for kids, staffed by doctors trained in pediatric emergency medicine.  LCH has repeatedly been ranked among the “Best Children’s Hospitals” in the nation by US News & World Report.

 

Job Summary

Provides professional nursing care through skillful assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation in accordance with policies and procedures under the supervision of the supervisor and manager. Assists in maintaining a safe work environment and performs all related job responsibilities in a safe manner. Maintains clinical and professional competency as appropriate to the age, culture, developmental stages, and special needs of the patients served.



Essential Functions

  • Collects data pertinent to the healthcare consumer's health or the situation.
  • Analyzes the assessment data to determine actual or potential diagnoses, problems, and issues.
  • Identifies expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the healthcare consumer or the situation.
  • Develops a plan that prescribes strategies to attain expected, measurable outcomes.
  • Implements the identified plan, coordinates care delivery, and employs strategies to promote health and a safe environment.
  • Evaluates progress toward attainment of goals and outcomes.
  • Practices in a manner that is congruent with cultural diversity and inclusion principles.
  • Delegates elements of care to appropriate healthcare workers in accordance with any applicable legal or policy parameters or principles.
  • Promotes shared governance, or facility decision making activities, developing and nurturing research to positively affect clinical outcomes and promotion.
  • Attains knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing practice.
  • Integrates evidence and research findings into practice.
  • Contributes to quality nursing practice.
  • Communicates effectively in all areas of practice.
  • Demonstrates leadership in the professional practice setting and the profession.
  • Seeks knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing practice and promotes futuristic thinking.
  • Evaluates one's own and other's nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes, rules and regulations.
  • Utilizes appropriate resources to plan and provide nursing services that are safe, effective, and financially responsible.

     

Physical Requirements
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak English in good, understandable terms. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, and touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient and/or unit conditions. Physical Abilities Testing required. Additional department specific physical requirements may be identified for unique responsibilities within the department by the department leader.



Education, Experience and Certifications

Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing required; BSN preferred. Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider status according to American Heart Association. Current RN license or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner in the state in which you work and reside or; if declaring a National License Compact (NLC) state as your primary state of residency, meet the licensure requirements in your home state; or for Non-National License Compact states, current RN license or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner required in the state where the RN works. Additional education, training, certifications, or experience may be required within the department by the department manager.