Registered Nurse (New Grads Welcome!), A4S Gastro & Colorectal Surgery Unit, 36 hrs/wk, Nights 7PM-7:30AM
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Internal Number: 134281
A4S, the Gastro & Colorectal Surgery Unit is recruiting for Registered Nurses to work 36 hours/week; three 12-hour shifts from 7PM-7:30AM.
The Colorectal Center is part of the hospital's division of Gastroenterology and GI Surgery, ranked #1 in the country by U.S. News and World Report. Over the years, we have treated children from 88 countries and all 50 states-in fact, more than 60 percent of our patients travel to our center from outside our immediate geographic area. Here, families find a caring team that is passionate about helping their child experience the best quality of life possible now and in the future.
Our nurses are vital to the patient experience, and have a high level of expertise in pediatric colorectal medicine. The child's nurse becomes the "go to" person at the Colorectal Center, available in clinic, by phone and by email to answer your questions and provide support every step of the way.
Our new nurses start at $31.40/hour +$4.00/hour shift differential (for Evenings and Nights per policy) + $5.00/hour weekend differential. (All differentials/incentives per policy.) Our benefits begin immediately; day of hire. You will also earn paid time off (PTO), be eligible for tuition reimbursement, and be enrolled in our premier defined benefit pension plan!
SUBFUNCTION DEFINITION: Nurses who have graduated from a college level nursing program and have passed a national licensing exam.
Compliance - Patient Services Staff Sustain a working understanding of regulatory requirements and accreditation standards. Support leadership in Compliance efforts to meet and sustain the regulatory compliance efforts of the department and hospital. Be mindful and judicious in monitoring safety and departmental policies and procedures. Ensure all individual certifications and Safety College requirements are fulfilled in a timely basis. Work with department managers, nurse council and magnet representatives to identify and share safety best practices. Be mindful of CCHMCs processes and compliance with CMS standards and freely communicate safety and compliance concerns to leadership team members.
Interprofessional Practice Demonstrates consistent integration of the Interprofessional Practice Model (IPM) in all aspects of practice.
Patient Care - Age Specific and Culturally Diverse Consistently integrates age specific and culturally diverse concepts into patient care, taking into consideration both the patient's chronological age and developmental functioning.
Clinical judgment when performing caring practices Collects clinical data; follow algorithms, decision trees, and protocols. Matches formal knowledge with clinical events to make appropriate decisions; uses available resources as needed. Documents plan of care, care delivered, and patient and family outcomes. Focuses on the usual and customary needs of the patient and family; anticipates future needs; bases care on standards and protocols; maintains a safe physical environment; acknowledges death as a potential outcome. Consistently integrates age specific concepts into patient care, taking into consideration both the patient's chronological age and developmental functioning. Using self-management support, develops care goals and actions through partnerships with patients and families. Facilitates patient and family learning by providing structured education based on the plan of care goals, and the needs of the patient and family; uses teach back to evaluate effectiveness.
Exhibits advocacy, moral agency and response to diversity Works on behalf of patient and family; assesses personal values; aware of ethical conflicts/issues that may surface in clinical setting; makes ethical/moral decisions based on rules; represents patient when patient cannot represent self; aware of patients' rights. Assesses cultural diversity. Recognizes the potential impact of culture on the patient/family experience, and incorporates culturally diverse concepts into patient care.
Collaborates with team using shared decision making Is receptive to the contributions of the interdisciplinary team in team meetings and discussion regarding patient issues. Participates in shared governance at the point-of-care as a member of unit-based councils or by demonstrating awareness and contributing to shared decision making (reading minutes, giving feedback and implementing council decisions).
Clinical inquiry & performance review to improve practice Follows standards and guidelines; implements clinical changes and research-based practices developed by others; recognizes the need for further learning to improve patient care; recognizes routine or obvious changing patient situation (e.g., deterioration, crisis); in unusual care situations, seeks help when needed to identify patient problem. Uses self-appraisal performance review and peer review, including annual goal setting, for assurance of competence and professional development to promote safe and ethical practice using the nursing process. Demonstrates openness to coaching and mentoring from others. Facilitates learning by assisting with peer and student learning experiences. Works with department managers, nurse council and magnet representatives to identify, share, implement and evaluate safety best practices.
Uses systems thinking Sees the pieces or components; sees patient and family within the isolated environment of the unit; sees self as key resource to support the family through the healthcare experience through care coordination. Sustains a working understanding of regulatory requirements and accreditation standards. Supports leadership in efforts to meet and sustain the regulatory compliance efforts of the department and hospital. Monitors and complies with safety and departmental policies and procedures. Ensures individual certifications and Safety College requirements are fulfilled in a timely basis. Is mindful of CCHMCs processes and compliance with CMS standards and freely communicates safety and compliance concerns to leadership team members.
Associate/Diploma prepared RNs from ACEN, CCNE or NLN CNEA accredited inst with 2 yr. exp.
If hired as an external candidate without BSN or MSN, must enroll in a BSN or MSN program within 1 year of hire date and complete program within 5 years of hire date
Active Ohio RN License. May be required to obtain other state licensure.
H-1B visa sponsorship is not available
BSN from ACEN, CCNE or NLN CNEA accredited institution or MSN
Development Knowledge of growth and development
Family-centered care Understands and support family-centered care
Clinical Knowledge Professional knowledge and clinical ability sufficient to provide quality care
Diversity Appreciation Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
Self-development Persistently seeking feedback from others as well as opportunities to update and master job-relevant knowledge; volunteering for training and development opportunities; changing behavior in response to feedback and experience
Emotional Resilience Remaining composed and calm when faced with setbacks, disappointments, rejection, crises, stress or pressure; readily putting aside concerns to get the job done; taking a problem solving rather than an emotional approach when faced with a difficult situation; being even-tempered and non-defensive
Self-Awareness Accurately identifying one's strengths and weaknesses; using this knowledge to identify necessary resources
Communication Excellent verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills
Physical Capability Capable of bending, lifting (up to 110 lbs) and standing; demonstrate physical ability to perform necessary tasks.
At Cincinnati Children’s, we come to work with one goal: to make children’s health better. We believe in a team approach, both in caring for patients and their families, and in advancing science and discovery. We strive to do better, and find energy and inspiration in our shared purpose. If you want to be the best you can be, you can do it at Cincinnati Children’s.