Rady Children's Hospital San Diego (RN) Registered Nurse - New to Pediatrics-50206 in San Diego, California

Rady Children's will provide an 8-10 orientation to our Pediatric Medical Unit for RNs with a minimum of 1-2 years of acute-care experience. Prefer candidates with BSN, and clinical internship/preceptorship in acute care Pediatrics.

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for independently applying the nursing process through the assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and documentation of pediatric patient care in our Medical Units. Selects and administers the appropriate care, taking into consideration the age, developmental level and size of the patient. Provides a caring relationship with patient and family that facilitates health and healing. Excellent communication skills in an interprofessional, team based environment. Should be able to identify own limitations and seek resources as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Associate's Degree in Nursing

1 year of current acute-care nursing experience

Current California RN License

BLS/CPR certification (Issued by American Heart Association)

PALS or PEARS within six months of hire

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

BSN or MSN

3 Years of Experience

Professional nursing certification

Pediatric nursing experience

Bilingual