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Position Details

Department: PCMG-MAIN | Nephrology
Category: Nursing
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 688519
Date Posted: 7/28/2022
Employee Type: PRN

Position Summary

This position, in collaboration with the healthcare team, patient, and family, coordinates and promotes patient health utilizing evidence-based practice in the delivery of professional nursing care across the care continuum. This position advocates for the patient and family adhering to nursing and medical plans of care, regulatory standards, and organizational values.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Utilizes multiple platforms to complete a nursing assessment of patients and their families consistent with age and condition, including physical, psychological, social, developmental, and educational factors. Synthesizes and analyzes data to determine nursing diagnoses, prioritize needs, and develop a nursing plan of care.
  2. Implements plans of care in accordance with regulatory and organizational policies, procedures, and guidelines. Provides health education related to health promotion and the management of acute and chronic health conditions including skills required to maintain and restore health. Coordinates care and manages care transitions within the organization and the community, working collaboratively with the healthcare team, patient, and family to promote positive outcomes and prevent complications. Advocates for patients and families, offering support and guidance related to navigating ambulatory services and processes, resource management, and community-based services. Partners with patients and families to establish realistic goals and expectations.
  3. Continually evaluates patient understanding and response to the plan of care. Shares observations and assessment outcomes with healthcare team, patient, and family to ensure timely communication and understanding of health status, progress, and ongoing needs. Modifies nursing diagnoses and plan of care based on re-evaluation. Documents in the medical record.
  4. Facilitates the delivery of safe patient care, monitoring quality and regulatory indicators, and working with leaders to identify process improvement opportunities. 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.
  5. Contributes to the team effort by accomplishing required activities within establish parameters to ensure compliance with all applicable medication, storage, and documentation standards, regulations, and requirement.
  6. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
Education
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
Do you meet this requirement?
Experience
1. Pediatric experience. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
Certifications/Licenses/Registries
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. Required
3. Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification may be required within 90 days of entry into the position for select departments. Preferred
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
internal/external
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