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Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Registered Nurse (RN) - NICU / PICU / Pediatrics Float in Spartanburg, South Carolina

Position Summary

This position will serve as a "floater" to our NICU, PICU and Pediatric units.

Under general supervision, the Registered Nurse demonstrates thorough knowledge of therapeutic patient care, patient advocacy, clinical pathways/care maps, team dynamics, hospital systems, and serves as a resource for the registered nurse and support staff. Collaborates with leadership in developing and implementing the Spartanburg Medical Center culture, Vision, Mission and goals.

It is the premise of the Professional Practice Program that each of the key responsibilities builds on the preceding requirements.

Unit Description

For children who need specialized medical attention because of accident or illness, we provide a high level of care and treatment in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Spartanburg Medical Center. In this specialized 4-bed facility, our children’s specialists and sub-specialists provide care for children up to age seventeen with advanced equipment.

Spartanburg Medical Center offers a 35-bed Level 3 NICU, which means we care for the sickest babies in the community we serve.

Additionally, our 12-Bed Pediatric Unit cares for pediatric patients with a wide variety of injuries and illnesses.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone seeking the challenge of working in the critical care setting, while working with the pediatric population at a variety of different levels and ages.

Minimum Requirements

Education

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

License/Registration/Certifications

  • Current R.N. licensure in the state of South Carolina

  • BLS, ACLS, PALS/ENPC

Experience

  • Minimum of one year inpatient RN experience required

Preferred Requirements

Preferred Education

  • BSN

Preferred Experience

  • NICU, PICU, and/or inpatient pediatric experience preferred

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with patients, families, and other members of the health care team to determine patient priorities and treatments

  • Initiates and facilitates interdisciplinary collaboration to enhance outcome

  • Seeks necessary assistance in completing nursing interventions to assure positive patient outcomes

  • Participates in hourly rounding and bedside shift report

  • Responsible for demonstrating competency for all new equipment and procedures.

  • Provides clinical guidance to students and ancillary staff

  • Successfully completes hospital and unit-based orientation programs

  • Formulates a plan for professional growth

  • Ensures compliance with all clinical expectations regarding regulatory requirements

  • Identifies appropriate standards of care, and/or collaborative clinical pathways to guide the plan of care

  • Complies with established policies and procedures

  • Identifies the need to develop or revise policies and procedures pertaining to specialized patient populations and/or unit and hospital-based practices

  • Serves on unit-based committees

  • Prioritizes nursing interventions for an assigned group of patients

  • Assesses assigned patients’ medical history, admitting diagnosis and physician’s orders, obtaining nursing history, performing physical assessment, evaluating diagnostic data, and interviewing patient and family to determine patient needs

  • Demonstrates knowledge of professional nursing practice and theory.

  • Assures continuity of care through effective decision making resulting in quality patient care

  • Documents all aspects of patient care by following established charting procedure to show the patient’s progress or any change in the patient’s condition

  • Other Duties as assigned

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