Clinical Nurse

Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Hemodialysis-Outpatient
Category: Nursing
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 654533
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

Posting Note: PCH is hiring a Dialysis Clinical Nurse for our OUTPATIENT clinic! This position is primarily day shift; the clinic is open from 6 AM - 5 PM; The clinic supports 4 patients at any one time throughout the day. Nurses will provide education, and care for the patients who come multiple times a week for treatment. As the only dedicated pediatric dialysis facility in Arizona, we support both pediatric hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients. A retention bonus is offered to employees who remain part of this dynamic team! Position does require 10 days/month of call, and rotating Saturday coverage. Special incentives for being "On Call", and a weekend shift differential apply. If you want to make a difference for the children, and their families, then this might be the perfect opportunity for you! Sign on bonus for those candidates who meet the requirements, and will be discussed with recruiter at the time of interview.

This position will work in collaboration with the healthcare team, patient and family to promote patient health through delivery of professional nursing care appropriate to patients age and condition as documented in the nursing and medical plans of care in accordance with evidence-based nursing and patient care practice standards and hospital goals, values and regulatory standards.

Position Duties

  1. Completes nursing assessment of patient conditions consistent with age and condition, including physical, psychological, social, developmental, and educational factors, to determine initial level of compliance with treatment plan per policy and unit guidelines. Performs ongoing patient and family assessments and identifies variations from diagnoses.
  2. Continually evaluates patient responses to care, teaching, and discharge plans. Documents patient progress in appropriate charts and shares observations and assessment outcomes with healthcare team and families to ensure timely communication and understanding of patient health status, progress, and ongoing needs.
  3. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing required activities within established parameters to ensure compliance with all applicable medication, storage and documentation standards, regulations, and requirements.
  4. Provides orientation to the unit, hospital systems, and processes to patients and family members to ensure familiarity with unit’s policies and requirements.
  5. Supervises patient care activities of assigned team members and delegates activities appropriate to knowledge, skill, and competency. Provides timely feedback and review of care delivery to ensure maintenance of patient safety, infection control procedures, therapeutic environment, and team members’ performance level, maintaining confidentiality as appropriate.
  6. Works collaboratively with patient care team and family members to establish and implement plan of care to ensure coordination of activities and ongoing communication of patient health status. Participates in patient care rounds and patient care conferences as appropriate.
  7. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values

Mission

To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families

Vision

Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
Values
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Education
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Two year (ADN) degree in nursing, a four year degree (BSN) in nursing, or a Diploma Nursing degree.
Required
2. Bachelor's degree in Nursing or currently enrolled in an RN to BSN program.
Preferred
Certifications / Licenses / Registries
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current State of Arizona RN license or an RN license from a compact state with multistate privileges or the ability to establish licensure according to Arizona law prior to start date.
Required
2. Current BLS certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association or obtain within within 60 days of employment.
Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) - Constantly
2. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) - Constantly
3. Physical Requirement - Hearing - Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling - Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Reaching - Constantly
6. Physical Requirement - Sitting - Occasionally
7. Physical Requirement - Standing - Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling - Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Talking - Constantly
10. Physical Requirement - Walking - Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Near Vision - Constantly
12. Physical Requirement - Far Vision - Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination - Frequently
14. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment - Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance - Frequently
16. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance - Occasionally
17. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment - Applicable
18. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases - Applicable
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid - Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles - Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure - Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals - Applicable
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