RN PRN Laurel Outpatient Center (Laurel, Maryland)

Employer
Children's National Health System
Location
Laurel, MD
Posted
Sep 15, 2019
Closes
Sep 17, 2019
Ref
337260532
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Children's National Health System Outpatient Centers offer patients access to expert, specialty care throughout Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Children receive care in a number of specialties at our Laurel, Maryland location, including: Cardiology Dermatology Ear, Nose and Throat (Otolaryngology) Gastroenterology Genetics Hematology Nephrology Neurology and EEG Neuropsychology Nutrition Ophthalmology Orthopaedic Rheumatology Childrens National Health System, based in Washington, DC, has been serving the nations children since 1870. Childrens National is ranked in the top 20 in every specialty evaluated by US News & World Report; one of only four childrens hospitals in the nation to earn this distinction. Designated a Leapfrog Group Top Hospital and a two-time recipient of Magnet status, this pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty outpatient centers. Home to the Childrens Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Childrens National is one of the nations top NIH-funded pediatric institutions. Childrens National is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels. Children's National is the leading provider of pediatric care in the Washington, DC, area. Our team of 6,000 employees provides world-class care in a warm and caring environment designed with kids in mind. Childrens National is a Magnet designated hospital and is consistently ranked among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News and World Report. Were more than just a hospital; were a health system for kids. From our main hospital to our outpatient centers and primary care facilities, we are dedicated to serving childrens health needs in any illness or injury. Qualifications Minimum Education BSN Specific Requirements and Preferences Graduated from an approved school of nursing. Minimum Work Experience 1 year Specific Requirements and Preferences RN experience (Required) Required Skills/Knowledge The licensed Registered Nurse will successfully complete the hospital and nursing orientation at Childrens National. Keep knowledge base current with new information or changes in specialty area. Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Registered Nurse licensed in the District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia dependent upon location of practice. Req Functional Accountabilities Transformational Leadership 1. Contribute to Magnet re-designation as evidenced by independent updating of professional profile and initiation of council involvement, committees, task forces and /or community outreach. 2. Demonstrate critical thinking skills by problem solving appropriately during patient care. 3. Communicate to reflect development of plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients needs. 4. Independently initiate escalation of issues utilizing chain of command. 5. Demonstrate proper use of the currently identified hand off processes. 6. Demonstrate a collegial and respectful relationship with ancillary staff. 7. Participate in implementing change and support management decisions. 8. Role model behavior that reflects empathy, concern and a desire to help others. Structural Empowerment 1. Independently maintain regulatory requirements eg license, BLS. 2. Plan for attendance at mandatory education and professional activities to enhance nursing practice. 3. Demonstrate professional review of peers through timely participation in evaluations. 4. Seek out opportunities to participate in enhancing departmental goals by ensuring adherence to national safety standards and service excellence standards; support advancement of education and certification as well. 5. Collaborate with members of the healthcare team and role model professional behavior and teamwork with coworkers. 6. Utilize resources as needed and know when to escalate to next level. Exemplary Professional Practice 1. Utilize assessment data gathered from patient and family to ensure completion of data base and plan of care within identified timeframes. 2. Demonstrate clinical skills with complex patients that reflect analysis of patient status and appropriate interventions. 3. Role model skill in prioritization and organization for complex patient with rapidly changing needs. 4. Documentation exemplifies adherence to the highest standards of practice. 5. Anticipate and proactively plan for educational needs verified with patient and family throughout the hospital/outpatient stay and prior to discharge. 6. Role model organizational skills, adjust for changes and is able to complete assignment on time. 7. Demonstrate caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores. Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Organizational Accountabilities New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements 1. Identify ways to improve operations through quality improvement and assist in implementation of solutions. 2. Identify self learning needs and take initiative to meet those needs. 3. Ensure care is based on evidence with the literature and benchmarking Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization 2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences 3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity 4. Maintain confidentiality at all times Customer Service 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. 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