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Pediatric Urgent Care Nurse - Newark, DE - Full Time

Company: PM Pediatric Care
Location: Newark
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

As a healthcare organization, we believe that vaccination against COVID-19, and other diseases, is critical in protecting our people and our patients. As a matter of Company policy, all new and rehires are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencing employment.

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.



Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical and administrative support for providers, patients, and office operations
  • Obtain medical history, patient vital signs, intake, and prioritize patient care
  • Perform procedures (venipuncture, IV insertion, urinary straight cath), administer medications (oral, rectal, IM, and IV), and assist the physician with total patient care within the scope of practice
  • Remaining knowledgeable in pediatric pharmacology
  • Be an integral part of the patient care team and assist with patient care within the scope of practice
  • Perform monthly quality control checks in the office
  • Assist in performing quality control testing in the lab
  • Ability to assist the physician with patient care, positioning, and comfort during the x-ray process
  • Keep exam rooms stocked with adequate medical supplies, maintain instruments, and prepare sterilization tools and equipment as required
  • Practice standard safety practices and precautions
  • Helps patients in distress by responding to emergencies and promptly notifies physician
  • Establish effective rapport with clients, families, other employees, and physicians
  • Maintains operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes to management team
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following and enforcing standards and procedures, complying with legal regulations
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping patient care information confidential in compliance with HIPAA regulations
  • Updates knowledge by participating in continuing education requirements and opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
  • Enhances health care practice reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and challenging requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
  • Assisting patients with complaints and taking an active role in service recovery when needed
  • Assist physician with a focus on efficiency metrics to improve urgent care flow and throughput (Arrival to Room, Arrival to Medication Administration, Disposition to Discharge, Discharge Length of Stay)

    • Pediatric experience is required; Pediatric ER, Pediatric hospital unit, or Pediatrics Urgent Care Experience preferred
    • Active state nursing license or active compact state licensure from the state you reside
    • Prior experience and competency with nursing procedures (not limited to IV placement, urinary straight catheterization, and medication administration)
    • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) is required, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) recommended
    • Knowledge of medical practice and terminology, clinic's processes, and procedures
    • Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments
    • Skill in rapid assessment of the critical presentation of the pediatric population
    • Ability to use sound reasoning and judgment and act calmly in emergencies
    • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and nonverbally
    • Possess the following qualifications: Energetic, Highly Motivated, Customer Service Focus, Positive Attitude, Confidentiality, Teamwork, and Professionalism
      If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

      EEO Statement

      PM Pediatrics is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: PM Pediatric Care, Newark , Pediatric Urgent Care Nurse - Newark, DE - Full Time, Healthcare , Newark, Delaware

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