• Maxim Healthcare Services
  • $46,970.00 -75,280.00/year*
  • Memphis, TN
  • Healthcare - Nursing
  • Full-Time
  • 170 N Front St

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The Licensed Practical/Vocational Pediatric nurse assumes responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and delivery of patient care in a pediatric setting.? In pediatric settings, LPN/LVNs care specifically for children and adolescents.

Responsibilities:
  • Takes?and?records?vital?signs?of?pediatric?patients
  • Prepares?and?gives?injections?and?enemas; monitors?catheters
  • Assists patients?with?bathing,?dressing,?and?other?personal hygiene
  • One?on?one?position?with?special?needs?pediatric?patient?in?a?classroom/facility setting.?May?require?working?with?Tracheotomy and/or?G-tube
  • Utilizes the nursing?process?to?assess,?plan,?implement,?and?evaluate?patient?care
  • Assesses?signs?and?symptoms?indicating?physiologic?and?psychosocial?changes?in?the?patient?s?condition
  • Collects,?analyzes?and?interprets?data?and?information?from?healthcare members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses.?
  • Plans?for?expected?outcomes?of?care?for?those?patients?assigned
  • Performs interventions?according?to?priorities,?plan?of?care,?and?the?hospital?policies?and patient care outcome standard?
  • Provides?a?safe,?comfortable?and?therapeutic?patient?environment
  • Uses?clinical?judgment?in?evaluating?activities?to?meet?patient?care?needs?of an assigned unit/floor including establishing priorities?
  • Monitors?the?safety?and?effectiveness?of?the environment?and?equipment
  • Promotes?interpersonal?relations?with?patient/family/significant?others; hospital?healthcare?co-workers; and physicians?
  • Uses?effective communication?skills?with?all?contacts?while?being?objective and?sensitive
  • Communicates pertinent?information?about?patient,?nursing?unit,?and?activities?as?appropriate
  • Performs?other?duties?as?assigned/necessary
Qualifications:
  • Current?nursing?license?within?the?state?of?assignment
  • Minimum?of?one?year?maternal?child?health?acute?clinical?experience within?the?last?three?years?preferred
  • Current?BLS?Card
  • Current?PALS?Card?(per?client?and?/?or?state requirements)
  • Current?PPD?or?Chest?X-Ray
  • Knowledge?in?pediatric?pharmacology
  • Ability?to?effectively?elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisor, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language may be required
  • Computer?proficiency?required
  • Must?be?at?least?18?years?of?age

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Benefits
At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs?
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.?

Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States. As an established community partner, we have been making a difference in the lives of our employees, caregivers, and patients for more than 30 years. Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry. ?

Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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Associated topics: adult nurse practioner, advanced, aprn, assistant cna, clinic, cns, gyn, nurse specialist, ob, practice

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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