Nemours is seeking a RN for our Deptford practice. This is a full-time position.
Primary Functions: * The Registered Nurse is a clinically competent practitioner of pediatric, family centered nursing care. The nurse provides safe nursing care to the pediatric primary care patients with minimal guidance and bases practice on identified principles and standards of care. The RN is responsible for daily patient care, assessment and treatment in collaboration with the clinical medical provider. The RN must be competent in caring for patients with moderate to complex heath issues. Assists nurse manager or Office manager with administrative issues which affect the clinical practices within the office as well as comply with the administrative policies and clinical protocols.
Follow the nursing process to deliver care: assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.
Synthesizes patient assessments data and recognizes complex situations prior to communicating with the care team.
Documentation reflects ongoing evaluation and effectiveness of patient care.
Provides care that meets professional standards of practice and meets regulatory requirements.
Safely administers medications and medications as prescribed by the provider.
Triages patient's calls utilizing Barton Schmidt pediatric protocols, national teleheath standards and clinical advice from the clinical provider.
Assists the clinical provider with in office procedures within the scope of the nurse's license.
Performs phlebotomy to obtain blood specimens and back office laboratory tests.
Provides age and developmentally appropriate care to primary care patients.
Must have or be eligible for NJ nursing license
Pediatric Office Nurse experience required
Phone Triage experience preferred
BLS Certification with the American Heart Association required
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.