Registered Nurse Peds
Company: Banner Health
Location: Queen Creek
Posted on: June 7, 2021
Queen Creek, Arizona
Nurses play a critical role in patient care. They're the smiling
faces patients see when they're sick; they're advocates for the
patients and their families. Truly, they are the heartbeat of a
hospital. We care about you, your nursing career today and your
future. Great options and great opportunities.
The Women, Infants and Pediatric Services Department at Banner
Ironwood Medical Center focused on providing family centered care.
The Women and Infants Services are all in one department
specialized for a family-centered healing environment. Level II
facility with 24-hour coverage provided by Obstetricians, Certified
Nurse Midwives, Neonatologists, and Neonatal Nurse Practitioners;
in addition to 24 hour in-house coverage by Anesthesia. There is a
Certified Lactation Consultant to help support breastfeeding along
with the observation of the "Golden Hour" at birth where baby is
skin to skin with mom for bonding. This unit serves low to moderate
risk patients with private rooms, Labor, delivery, and recovery for
vaginal deliveries all in the same LDR room, approximately 90
deliveries per month, two OR suites for scheduled and unscheduled
cesarean sections, and additional operative procedures in the
immediate postpartum period, room service for meal delivery. We
have 8 LDR rooms, each with a special area just for the family
support, 2 OR suites, 2 bed PACU, 4 bed triage unit, 6 bed Special
Care Nursery, and 23 Postpartum rooms. We currently have a 4 bed
pediatric observation unit with oversight by a pediatric
hospitalist with expansion planned soon.
Bring your passion and background to join and develop our
pediatric unit! As a Registered Nurse in the Pediatric Unit, you
will provide and evaluate care appropriate to children with various
medical needs. This opportunity is perfect for those who enjoy fast
movement and have an interest in cross training across multiple
service lines, such as postpartum and Special Care Nursery. You
will also have the opportunity utilize our self-scheduling tool for
shift and weekend coverage. Enjoy an 18%-night shift differential
and a flat rate $3/hour weekend shift differential.
Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components
of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of
benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and
financial security options so you can focus on being the best at
what you do and enjoying your life.
If you are a New Graduate Nurse with less than 12 months of
experience, please visit the main job search page and use keywords
RN New Grad to search for openings
Banner Ironwood Medical Center is committed to meeting the
ever-changing needs of the southeast communities of metropolitan
Phoenix. Our first patient tower has 47 beds, including eight LDR
rooms and can accommodate up to 86 beds when fully equipped. We
also feature a full service emergency department, four surgical
suites and medical imaging services. With our 80-acre campus, more
than 500 beds and supporting health services could be built on our
site. This means an exceptional opportunity for you to establish a
career where the potential for growth is limitless.
This position assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and
documents nursing care of patients in accordance with
organizational policies and in accordance with standards of
professional nursing practice utilizing the framework for
professional nursing practice and development. This position is
accountable for the quality of nursing services delivered by self
or others who are under their direction. This position utilizes
specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skills necessary to
assess data and plan, provide and evaluate care appropriate to the
physical and developmental age of assigned patients.
Assesses patient physical, psychological, social, spiritual,
educational, developmental, cultural and discharge planning needs.
Reviews patient history and physical with patient/family and
assures completion within appropriate timeframe. Reviews available
information obtained by other health care team members. Reviews
diagnostics and laboratory data and reports abnormal results to the
physician(s) and other appropriate caregivers. Completes assessment
and reassessments according to patient need and as outlined in
Formulates a plan of care, including the discharge plan,
utilizing assessment data and patient, family and health team
input. Initiates a plan of care based on patient-specific needs,
assessment data and the medical plan of care. Goals for patient are
realistic, measurable and developed in conjunction with the
patient/family. Considers the physical, cultural, psychosocial,
spiritual, age specific and educational needs of the patient in the
plan of are. Plans care in collaboration with members of the
multidisciplinary team. Reviews and revises the plan of care to
reflect changing patient needs based on evaluation of the patient's
Implements the plan of care through direct patient care,
coordination, delegation and supervision of the activities of the
health care team. Provides care based on physician orders and the
nursing plan of care, in compliance with policies and procedures,
standards of care, and regulatory agency requirements. Delegates
appropriately, and provides nursing supervision in the provision of
care to patients by other licensed nurses and other personnel.
Promotes continuity of care by accurately and completely
communicating to other caregivers the status of patients for whom
care is provided.
Evaluates the patient's and family's response to care and
teaching, and revises the plan of care as needed. Evaluates patient
progress towards goals and expected outcomes in collaboration with
other health care team members. Evaluates patient's response and
the effectiveness of patient teaching.
Documents assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in
the patient record. Documentation is legible, timely and in
accordance with policy. Documentation reflects objective/subjective
data, nursing interventions and patient's response to treatment.
Notes physician orders accurately and in a timely manner.
Provides care based on the best evidence available and may
participate in research activities within clinical practice.
Participates in unit or facility shared leadership. Interacts and
participates in the education, role development, and orientation of
facility personnel, patients, students, families and visitors.
Promotes/supports growth of others through precepting and mentoring
Contributes to society through activities that lead to excellent
patient outcomes through timely, effective, efficient, equitable,
and safe care. Actively participates in the improvement of national
nursing quality indicators and outcomes. Such activities may
include participating in professional organizations.
- In some roles, this position may supervise staff and work flow
of the department.
9.Interacts with all levels of staff in a variety of
departments, physicians, patients, families and external contacts,
such as employees of other health care institutions, community
providers and agencies, concerning the health care of the patient.
Interacts with other health care providers in numerous settings in
order to report and ask for or clarify information. Also works with
clergy to provide spiritual support. Synthesizes and prioritizes
data from multiple sources to provide support for the human
response of the patient and family to changes in health status.
Must possess a current, valid RN license in state of practice,
temporary/interim RN license in state of practice, or compact RN
licensure for current state of practice. BLS certification is
required. Additional certification or continuing education may be
required based on area of practice.
Relates throughout the interview process the experience,
training and education needed to perform the job. Experience in the
clinical area for which he or she is applying is desired. Must
maintain clinical performance competencies appropriate to the area
in which they work as demonstrated through annual validations.
Banner Registry and Travel acute care positions require a minimum
of one year experience in an acute care hospital setting.
Experience must include working in an acute care setting within the
past 12 months as a Registered Nurse in the specialty area. Banner
Registry and Travel physician practice positions require a minimum
of one year experience as a Registered Nurse in a physician
practice or an acute care setting. Employees working at Banner
Behavioral Health Hospital, BTMC Behavioral, Banner Home
Care/Hospice or Boswell Skilled Nursing Facility must possess an
Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain
the card for the duration of their employment. Employees working at
Banner MD Anderson or BUMC-P Whole Health Counseling must possess a
State of Arizona Department of Public Safety Level One Fingerprint
Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the
duration of their employment. Employees working in the Banner McKee
Senior Behavioral Health Inpatient Unit must possess an Colorado
Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the
card for the duration of their employment.
Bachelor's degree preferred. Professional certification
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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