Skip navigation
Unable to save this job. Please try again later.

{msg}

Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend

To begin the application process, please enter your email address.

Company Contact Info

  • Dallas, TX

Already have an account?

Sign in to apply with your saved resumes.

New to CareerBuilder?

Don't have an account? Continue as a guest!

Sorry, we cannot save this job right now.

Report this Job

Trust and Site Security Team.

Email Send Failed!

Registered Nurse-Peritoneal Dialysis Job

Children’s Health • Dallas, TX

Posted 6 days ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Experience - Up to 3 year(s)
Degree - 2 Year Degree
Other Great Industries
Health Care, Nurse

Job Description

Position Summary

Performs the functions of a registered nurse in direct patient care. Utilizes the nursing process in the delivery of developmentally appropriate care. Works effectively with members of the health care team in the provision of care to patients and families.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Provides competent care for families based on practice patterns which reflect new levels of awareness of suffering, patient/family psychosocial needs, and complexity of clinical judgment

Assesses and collects data in a comprehensive manner identifying underlying family needs to implement an individualized plan of care.

Demonstrates competence in the delivery of nursing care.

Evaluates and revises plan of care based on evolving needs.

Utilizes problem-solving approaches which compare one situation with another.

Provides comprehensive, individualized teaching based on identified learning needs of families.

Recognizes impact of personal involvement in therapeutic relationship.

• Demonstrates effective use of communication skills.

Communicates in an accurate, objective manner

Recognizes and accesses multidisciplinary team members in meeting identified patient/family needs.

Responds to verbal and nonverbal communication.

Identifies problems and reports these to appropriate personnel.

• Participates in the development of professional and educational activities.

Assists in identifying learning needs of staff nurses and other health care workers.

Assists in developing strategies to meet identified learning needs.

Supports and/or maintains membership in a professional organization.

Shares pertinent information gained from professional seminars, conferences, books, or journals.

• Demonstrates competence in professional practice.

Seeks evaluation of self from peers and clinically advanced professionals to improve professional practice.

Incorporates unit based goals into nursing process.

Is a member of a unit based committee/project/task force.

Utilizes standards to develop plans of care for primary patients.

Preceptor for novice/beginners.

• Applies nursing research to clinical practice.

Reads and evaluates current nursing research that has implications for clinical practice.

Modifies own practice based on nursing research and quality improvement findings.

Evaluates clinical practice to identify problems for potential study.

Participates in research and/or quality improvement activities.

Qualifications

Education

• Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Bachelor of science degree in nursing (BSN) strongly preferred.

Licenses & certifications

• Current licenses to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas.

Experience

• One to three years of clinical experience, preferably in pediatrics.

Specific knowledge, skills, and abilities

• Physical and emotional health adequate for attendance requirements and performance which may include, but is not limited to: assessment of patient conditions, lifting/transferring patients, appropriate use of technical equipment, and rapid recognition and response to emergency situations.

• Ability to hear and communicate with others in a clear, understandable, and professional manner.

• Must be flexible and adaptable. Conditions and environment are unpredictable and change frequently.

• Must be able to maintain CPR certification unless an exception is identified.

• Appearance projects a professional image that engenders the confidence of others

• This job requires the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to patients ranging in age from 0 to 18 years. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, must possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs, and must be able to provide the care needed as described in the unit's policies and procedures.

Physical demands

Job ID: 52028
Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this Job.
CAREERBUILDER TIP
For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.
By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.