• Registered Nurse: Critical Care Float Pool and RISK Team: 0.9 FTE+ call Night shift

    Job ID 2018-28000
    Area of Interest
    Nursing - Contract
    Location Name
    Hospital Main Campus
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    0.9 FTE (72 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Regular
    Department
    Critical Care Float
    Shift
    Night Shift
  • Overview

    As an integral member of the Health Care Team, the RN functions within the Scope of Practice as defined by the State, the ANA Scope and Standards for Pediatric Nursing Practice, and adheres to Seattle Children’s policies/procedures and guidelines of care. Responsible for providing safe, family centered patient care. Using the Nursing Care Process, the RN is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care in a collaborative method with the patient and patient’s family, significant others, and members of the health care team. May be required to provide supervision and delegation of tasks to Nurse Technicians, Licensed Practical Nurses, Certified Medical Assistants, and others as defined by the State Administrative Code. Assists in meeting Seattle Children’s strategic goals by incorporating the initiatives to support the strategic plans into the daily work, i.e. Continuous Performance Improvement (CPI), ART, etc.

    Requirements

    Required Education/Experience/Credentials:

      • Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
      • Minimum two (2) years current RN experience working in Seattle Children’s Pediatric ICU, Pediatric CICU or NICU setting is REQUIRED.
      • Willingness to work in all three specialty areas (NICU, PICU and CICU) once oriented.
      • Per the driver's license requirement noted below, must have a driving record acceptable to Risk Management.
      • Current Washington State RN License or ability to obtain before start date.
      • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) will be required upon hire into the CCFP/RISK and must be kept current at all times.
      • As per the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), for all ICU RN's performing moderately complex point of care testing, a copy of a diploma or transcript of the highest level of academic achievement to be on record with Human Resources upon hire.
    • All RN positions in the ICUs may require on-call hours. The amount of call hours may vary.  

     

    Preferred:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.
    • CCRN specialty certification
    • Previous experience in a CCFP or RISK team from another facility

    Please note: The Critical Care Float Pool/Risk Nurses will have dual functions in their job. 

    • The CCFP nurse will also function as a RISK Nurse (Recognized Illness Severity in Kids) and be a member of the Rapid Response Team (RRT). The number of RISK shifts varies.
    • The CCFP nurse will be assigned RISK shifts or direct patient care at the bedside within the ICU division.
    • The CCFP/RISK nurse will be expected to attend both RISK and CCFP staff meetings.

    Additional Information: Successful completion of required training, excellent communication and interpersonal skills in critical situations, demonstrates a collaborative, professional approach to patient care and education, strong critical thinking skills, team player, demonstrates excellence in teaching to all levels of the health care team, self-directed learner, maintains positive attitude towards change and feedback, and confidence in their nursing abilities.

     

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