Provide direct patient care in the PICU by performing delegated procedures and assist nursing staff with care of a specialized and technical nature including vital signs, I & O, point of care testing, collection of blood specimens, sterile and non-sterile dressings, activities of daily living, and assist with patient admission, transfer, and discharge.
Assist with the provision of a safe environment for patient, family, and staff including maintaining emergency equipment, assist during emergency situations, stocking patient rooms, and preparing patient rooms prior to patient admission.
- High school diploma, GED or equivalent
- Certified Nurse Aide (or) Certified Medical Assistant (or) junior status in an accredited BSN program (or) 2 nd year in accredited ADN program (or) Bachelors Degree in Applied Medical Science
- A minimum 1-year recent experience in an unlicensed assistive role in a patient care setting, such as nurse aide in a hospital setting (or) a minimum two years experience in such a role in a nursing home or other health care environment
- Ability to read and write
- Demonstrates good attendance records
- Demonstrates interpersonal and problem solving skills
- Demonstrates initiative and a commitment to provide quality patient care
- Demonstrates ability to work collaboratively and function as a member of a health care team
- Ability to problem solve
- Positive conflict resolution skills
- Ability to be flexible and adapt to stressful situations
- Six months of direct patient care, experience in an acute care facility is desired
- Course work in an Allied Health field, including basic science and math is desirable
Hours per week: 36 hours
Shift: Nights, 12 hour shifts
Location: C.S. Mott Children's Hospital-10 East, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
A resume is required at the time of bid
The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is a 30-bed monitored ICU located on the 10th floor of the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital. Multidisciplinary care is provided for children from newborn to young adult in partnership with Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Surgery (including Level 1 Trauma), Pediatric Neurosurgery, Vascular Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery, Hematology/Oncology, BMT, Nephrology, Transplant Surgery, and Pediatric Cardiology.
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