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Cape Cod Healthcare

Falmouth, MA
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RN PER DIEM-171223-50006605
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.
  • 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 Sorian appropriately and accurately
  • Responds appropriately to emergency and urgent situations

  • 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
  • PALS certification within 6 months of hire

Schedule Details: Per-diem occasional weekends, occasional holidays
Organization: Falmouth Hospital Association
Primary Location: Falmouth
Department: FHA-Pediatrics
Employee Classification: Regular-Per Diem
Shift: Day/Eve/Night
Weekend Shifts: Occasional
Holiday Shifts: Occasional
Posting Start Date: Dec 27, 2017
Posting End Date: Ongoing
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