Registered Nurse (RN) - Levine Children's Hospital - Pre/Post Op - PT Days
Company: Atrium Health
Posted on: September 21, 2023
This position is Sign-on Bonus eligible. Registered Nurses are
eligible for a bonus of $15,000 for full time positions and $7,500
for part time positions. In addition to the sign-on bonus, new
teammates at Atrium Health are eligible for robust benefits
packages, paid time off, and a Career Advancement Ladder that
rewards you for years of experience within your area of
LCH 5 Pre/Post Op currently has 11 PreOp rooms. This area completes
the preprocedural care for pediatric patients having anesthesia for
a variety of procedures in the operating room, cardiac cath lab,
and other non-operating room areas. The hours of operation are 0500
- 1500. Preprocedural care needed after 1500 is performed in LCH
PACU as staffing allows. The PACU is separate from the LCH PreOp
area and has 15 rooms. The staff ratio is 1:2 Phase I pediatric
patients or up to 3 Phase II patients. Pediatric patients are taken
direct to the PACU after anesthesia from the operating room,
cardiac cath lab, and other non-operating room areas. Neonatal
intensive and progressive care patients do not recover in LCH PACU.
This area operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Candidates
must have at least 1 year of RN experience, preferably in ICU, ED,
or PACU. If no ICU, ED, or PACU experience, the preference is for
candidates to have at least 2 years of RN experience.
This position is not for new graduates.
Atrium Health Levine Children's Hospital (LCH) has taken the
community to another level of service to provide care for the
growing population of children in our region. At 247 beds, LCH is
the largest children's hospital between Atlanta and Washington DC.
It serves high patient acuity as the flagship children's hospital
within the innovative Atrium Health and offers a full complement of
over 125 pediatric subspecialists in over 30 different pediatric
specialties. We have 4 pediatric hospitalist teams, a 20-bed PICU
(including Cardiac ICU), an 85-bed Level IV NICU, and an inpatient
pediatric rehabilitation facility. Levine Children's also has
Charlotte's only Level 1 Trauma emergency room just for kids,
staffed by doctors trained in pediatric emergency medicine. LCH has
successfully ranked among the "Best Children's Hospitals" in the
nation by US News & World Report for over 15 consecutive years.
Additionally, Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center and Levine
Children's Hospital have earned Magnet re-designation from The
American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition
Program--. Magnet designated health care organizations showcase
excellence in nursing practice and patient outcomes.
The RN Clinical Nurse I provides professional nursing care through
skillful assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning,
implementation, and evaluation in accordance with facility or
department policies procedures, and/or protocols under the
supervision of the nursing leader. Assists in maintaining a safe
work environment and performs all related job responsibilities in a
safe manner. Maintains clinical and professional competency as
appropriate to the population of patients served.
- Collects data pertinent to the healthcare consumer's health or
the situation. Analyzes the assessment data to determine actual or
potential diagnoses, problems, and issues.
- Identifies expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the
healthcare consumer or the situation.
- Develops a plan that prescribes strategies to attain expected,
- Implements the identified plan, coordinates care delivery, and
employs strategies to promote health and a safe
- Delegates elements of care to appropriate healthcare workers in
accordance with any applicable legal or policy parameters or
- Evaluates progress toward attainment of goals and
- Practices in a manner that is congruent with cultural diversity
and inclusion principles.
- Communicates effectively in all areas of practice.
- Collaborates with healthcare consumer and other key
stakeholders in the conduct of nursing practice.
- Leads within the professional practice setting and the
- Integrates evidence and research findings into
- Contributes to quality nursing practice.
- Evaluates one's own and others nursing practice in relation to
professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes,
rules and regulations.
- Utilizes appropriate resources to plan, provide, and sustain
evidence-based nursing services that are safe, effective, and
- Practices in an environmentally safe and healthy
- Practices ethically.
- Promotes shared governance, or facility decision making
activities, developing and nurturing research to positively affect
clinical outcomes and promotion.
Physical RequirementsWork requires walking, standing, sitting,
lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be
able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling
patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak English in
good, understandable terms. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell,
and touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to
concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient
and/or unit conditions. Physical Abilities Testing
required.Education, Experience and Certifications.Graduate from an
accredited School of Nursing. BSN preferred. Current Basic Life
Support required per policy guidelines. Current RN license or
temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner in the state in
which you work and reside or; if declaring a National License
Compact (NLC) state as your primary state of residency, meet the
licensure requirements in your home state; or for Non-National
License Compact states, current RN license or temporary license as
a Registered Nurse Petitioner required in the state where the RN
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Choose Nursing at Atrium HealthRegistered Nurses at Atrium Health
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advancement programs, and state-of-the-art facilities, there's an
opening to grow your career as part of the Atrium Health family.Our
TeamOur nurses make a huge difference in the lives of our patients.
Nurses are absolutely vital in order to provide the best care to
our patients. We are proud to offer a variety of programs and
benefits to help you grow and develop your nursing career at Atrium
Health including tuition reimbursement, clinical advancement,
accredited nurse residencies, recognition and rewards programs, and
so much more.
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