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Cape Cod Healthcare

Hyannis, MA
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Cape Cod Healthcare

Department: Pediatrics
Schedule: Per-diem
Shift: Day/Evening/Night
Hours: Per diem hours, rot days, occ weekends, occ holidays
Job Details:

Cape Cod Healthcare is the leading provider of healthcare services for residents and visitors of Cape Cod.  With more than 450 physicians, 4,700 employees, and 1,100 volunteers, Cape Cod Healthcare operates two-acute care hospitals, the Cape's leading provider of homecare and hospice services (VNA), a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility (JML Care Center), an assisted living facility (Heritage at Falmouth), the Cape's only local laboratory service (CCHC Laboratory Services) and numerous health programs.  We are currently seeking a dedicated RN to join our team at Falmouth Hospital.


Cape Cod Healthcare offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits packages, tuition reimbursement, and generous paid time off.



Coordinates total nursing care for the pediatric patient.  Participates in patient and parent/caregiver teaching.  Demonstrated leadership by working cooperatively with nursing and other patient care team personnel in maintaining standards for professional nursing in the clinical setting.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Practices according to entity mandatory requirements

Practices according to department expectations

Practices with a Customer Service approach to all activities

Cares for patients utilizing the nursing process

Attends mandatory competency and skills days as listed by manager

Provides care as part of the interdisciplinary team

Utilizes internal and external resources

Provides effective patient, parent/caregiver teaching

Documents according to entity/department guidelines

Administers medications in a safe manner

Provides care according to the best practice standards of care in nursing

Identifies signs and symptoms of abuse/neglect and reports as required by law

Cares for the emotional needs of the patient as well as the parent/caregiver

Recognizes signs of pain in the infant/nonverbal pediatric patient

Utilizes appropriate pain scales for infants and children

Manages the patient with pain

Provides a safe environment for child and family

Utilizes techniques of time management effectively

Maintains appropriate nursing license

Maintains up-to-date CPR certification and PALS certification

Addresses the age specific needs of patients from infancy to adolescence

Performs skills safely and according to specific policies and procedures

Manages patients with intravenous therapy

Manages patients with respiratory difficulties, including asthma, RSV, croup, bronchiolitis and pneumonia

Utilizes respiratory equipment properly and effectively to care for patient

Manages patient with gastrointestinal diagnoses, including vomiting, diarrhea, constipation and others

Manages and promotes safety for the pediatric patient with seizure diagnosis

Cares for pediatric patients post-operatively

Addresses the needs of multi-handicapped pediatric patients

Demonstrates ability to properly care for children with the diagnosis of cerebral palsy

Manages the infant with hyperbilirubinemia

Provides care to the pediatric patient with the diagnosis of UTI/pyelonephritis

Properly assesses and cares for the child with a diagnosis of Failure to Thrive

Uses Meditech appropriately and accurately

Responds appropriately to emergency and urgent situations



This job has no supervisory responsibilities



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. An orientation period will be required to provide learning and teaching opportunities, and to assess the progress and competency of the employee.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.



Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, previous pediatric experience required for per diem staff. 



Current Registered Nurse (RN) Licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Maintains BLS certification, and PALS certification within 6 months of hire




HR Use Only: MSTR

Zip Code: 02601
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