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