"Pediatric Intensive Care Nurse"
- Conducts an individualized patient assessment, prioritizing the data collection based on the infant or child’s immediate condition or needs within timeframe specified by client facility’s policies, procedures or protocols. Conducts ongoing assessments as determined by the infant or child’s condition and/or the client facility’s policies, procedures or protocols and reprioritizes care accordingly. Develops plan of care that is individualized for the infant or child reflecting collaboration with other members of the healthcare team. Performs appropriate treatments as ordered by physician in an accurate and timely manner. Performs therapeutic nursing interventions as established by individualized plan of care for the infant or child and his/her family. Provides individualized patient/family education customized to the infant or child and his/her family. Documents patient assessment findings, physical/psychosocial responses to nursing intervention and progress towards problem resolution. Initiates emergency resuscitative measures according to infant/child resuscitation and advanced life support protocols. Maintains confidentiality in matters related to patient, family and client facility staff. Provides care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that is sensitive to the infant or child’s and family’s diversity, preserving their autonomy, dignity and rights. Reports patient condition to appropriate personnel during each shift. Maintains current competency in infant/child critical care nursing. To perform assigned duties at the Client Facility in conformity with generally accepted nursing standards and all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. To maintain a record of hours worked and schedule. To abide by the policies and procedures of Client Facility, and any orders or directions given by Client Facility regarding Nurse’s duties and responsibilities. To provide nursing services to patients as assigned and as are customarily performed by nurses at the Client Facility.