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Registered Nurse - Levine Children's Hospital Infant & Toddler Med/Surg Unit Weekender Days

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 102446
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Part Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Part time day shift weekend position 0700-1900
Remote Opportunity: No
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11011005030374-Nursing - LCH 9P Pediatrics

Overview

LCH 9 is a 24-bed pediatric medical surgical unit. We see ages ranging from newborn to 18 and care for a wide variety of diagnosis including respiratory, GI, surgical and many more. We tend to see a lot of the younger patients ages newborn to 5 years, while other floors see the older population of patients. Our unit prides ourselves on working well together and taking care of one other, while caring for the most precious little ones. 

Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) has taken the community to another level of service to provide care for the growing population of children 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 30 different pediatric specialties.  We have 4 pediatric hospitalist teams, a 20-bed PICU (including Cardiac ICU), an 85-bed Level IV NICU, and an inpatient pediatric rehabilitation facility.  Levine Children’s also has Charlotte’s only Level 1 Trauma emergency room just for kids, staffed by doctors trained in pediatric emergency medicine.  LCH has successfully ranked among the “Best Children’s Hospitals” in the nation by US News & World Report for over 15 consecutive years.  Additionally, Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center and Levine Children’s Hospital have earned Magnet re-designation from The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®. Magnet designated health care organizations showcase excellence in nursing practice and patient outcomes.  

 

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. BLS required per policy guidelines. 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.

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