COVID Testing- Temporary RN Ambulatory- 23hr

at Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Published September 22, 2022
Location Hartford, CT
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

COVID Testing- Temporary RN Ambulatory- 23hrCOVID-MPU004000Temporary

COVID-19 Drive-Through Testing Center: Help keep everyone "Safe and Sound" by joining our small but mighty team. With the sustained rise of COVID-19 variant strains, there have been more pediatric infections than ever before. Our team will help keep our most vulnerable patients, families, and team members safe during this pandemic by offering COVID-19 testing from the convenience of their vehicles. If you are patient-focused, team-oriented, and flexible, we want you to join us!

VIDEO INTERVIEW

To be considered for next steps in the interview process, we ask that all COVID Testing RN applicants to introduce themselves to us with a digital video interview. (Applicants that are current employees of Connecticut Children's do not need to complete a video interview.) Please complete your application, and then return to this page to complete your digital video interview.

Click Here to take the first step in your interview process with us, now!

SUMMARY

Provides general or specialized nursing care to patients in ambulatory setting or clinical practice. Provides nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the standards of practice of a professional nurse, Connecticut Children's policies and procedures and State and federal regulations. Reports to Nurse Manager. This temporary position is budgeted through the end of the 2022 calendar year and can be reveiwed for extension at that time.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

Prioritizes, plans, provides direct family-centered care to patients within area of service throughout the continuum of care utilizing time and resources effectively and efficiently. Facilitates the flow of patients within the clinical practice.

Partners with child and family in evaluating outcomes. Monitors, trends and evaluates child/family responses to treatment throughout scope of service.

Provides appropriate education to patient/family regarding all aspects of care, including telephone advice, based upon established protocols. Serves as advocate for parents and families.

Clearly documents all pertinent aspects of care, including: a plan of care; a regular summary of patient status and family adjustment; unexpected events of changes in patient condition; medications; and monitoring of vital signs, etc. Complies with CCMC policies regarding appropriate documentation.

Delegates aspects of care to peers and ancillary personnel to meet needs. Serves as a resource to staff within area of expertise. Networks with healthcare team by documenting and communicating comprehensive data including complex child/family needs to provide continuity.

Provides psychosocial support for patient, family and peers to promote healthier patient/family/team outcomes. Follows "Comfort Central" as the guiding principle in the assessment and treatment of pain, as outlined in the management of pain policy.

Demonstrates knowledge of the age-related differences and needs of patients in appropriate, specific populations from neonate through adolescence and applies them to practice. Demonstrates cultural sensitivity in all interactions with patients/families.

Demonstrates support for the mission, values and goals of the organization through behaviors that are consistent with the CCMC STANDARDS.

Must possess a degree from an accredited nursing program for registered nurses. BSN preferred. If ADN, must acquire BSN within 3 years of hire.

Able to demonstrate all of the CCMC Core Organizational Competencies or has potential to do so as well as any clinical competencies within specialty area.

Current State of Connecticut Registered Nurse licensure required and maintained thereafter.

Current Basic Life Support (BLS) / CPR for Healthcare Providers is required upon hire and maintained thereafter.

Specialty licensure/certification may be required, as specified by department.

Hartford, CTM,T,TH,F 6:30a-12:30p temp, position through 12/2211587

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