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Company: Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionREGISTERED NURSE - PER DIEMJOB SUMMARYThe Registered Staff Nurse - Per Diem provides high quality patient care to the patient population served according to the Plan for the Provision of Nurse Care and Services.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITIONWorks with the interdisciplinary team members to reach patient goals/outcomes.Complies with all policies and procedures in providing patient care.Participates in activities for continuing education.Participates in unit level performance improvement activities.Functions with a focus on patient safety and customer service.With appropriate competencies may serve as after hours Supervisor, Transport patients according to policy.Serve as Charge Nurse.Assessment, planning, implementing, evaluation, customer service, patient advocacy, delegation, effective communication, teambuilding.POSITION REQUIREMENTSEducational RequirementsGraduate of a NLN accredited school of NursingBachelor of Science in Nursing preferredLicensure, Certification and RegistrationWork Orientation and ExperienceKnowledge, Skills and AbilitiesOther Requirements Specific to Assigned AreaCurrent license to practice in the State of Maryland as a Registered Nurse. Current CPR. PEARS recommended. Applicable Nursing Certification preferred.Effective June 1, 2019 requires minimum of two (2) years recent pediatric nursing experience. Employees hired prior to June 1, 2019 are grandfathered. Knowledge of and ability to perform duties in accordance with the NursePractice Act, the ANA Code of Ethics, and the ANA Professional Standards of Practice & PerformanceDemonstrates excellent customer service skillsInterpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectivelyCritical thinking and delegation skills which ensure accountabilityTeam orientedComputer proficiencyOrganization and time management skillsAbility to position patients, lift 25 pounds, walk, run, sit, stand, stoop, bend, reach, push, pull, demonstrate manual dexterity, and have visual and auditory ability to do this job.Experience with pediatric rehabilitation, psychiatry, neurobehavioral/developmentally/emotionally impaired patients, or in a nursery, neonatal or pediatric intensive care as applicable, is preferred.REPORTING RELATIONSHIPSSupervision ReceivedReports directly to the Unit Manager or Satellite Site AdministratorSupervision ExercisedNo direct line supervision. Coaches and provides clinical direction and guidance for, Licensed Practical Nurses and Patient Care AssistantsINTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPSDirectly interfaces daily with patients, visitors, families, other health care team and health system staff.TOOLS/EQUIPMENT USEDOperates patient care equipment and utilizes computers.PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/WORKING CONDITIONSRegular or continuous risk of exposure to body fluids, infectious waste or blood borne diseases requiring the use of personal protective equipment and adherence to established protocol. Occasionally subjected to irregular hours. Occasional stress due to emergency situations or multiple demands.This job description identifies the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not to be considered an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties or skills required of an incumbent.Revised June 4, 2019

Keywords: Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital, Baltimore , REGISTERED NURSE - PER DIEM, Healthcare , Baltimore, Maryland

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