Our Cardiac ICU Command Center is seeking an experienced Cardiac ICU nurse for full time monitoring support of the Cardiac ICU at Children's National Hospital.
The Telemedicine Nurse:
Specific Requirements and Preferences
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing (Required)
Minimum Work Experience
5 years of recent pediatric cardiac critical care experience, (Required)
Previous Performance Improvement and Preceptor experience, (Required)
Required Licenses and Certifications
Registered Nurse in District of Columbia • Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in the District of Columbia Req
2. Contribute to Magnet re-designation as evidenced by independent updating of professional profile and initiation of council involvement, committees, task forces and /or community outreach.
3. Communication reflects development of plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients’ needs.
4. Independently initiate escalation of issues and utilize chain of command.
5. Participate to implement change and support management decisions.
6. Role model professional behavior to reflect empathy, concern and a desire to help others
7. Structural Empowerment
8. Independently maintain regulatory requirements e.g. license, BLS.
9. Plan for attendance at mandatory education and professional activities to enhance nursing practice.
1. Seek out opportunities to participate and enhance departmental goals by ensuring adherence to national safety standards and service excellence standards; support advancement of education and certification as well.
1. Collaborate with members of the healthcare team.
1. Professional Practice
1. Utilize assessment data gathered from patient and family to ensure completion of data base and plan of care within identified timeframes.
1. Role model clinical skills with complex patients to reflect analysis of patient status and appropriate interventions; to prioritize and organize rapidly changing patient needs.
1. Anticipate and proactively plan for educational needs and verify with patient and family throughout the hospital/outpatient stay and prior to discharge.
1. Continue to care in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores.
1. Program Improvement
1. Identify ways to improve operations through quality improvement and assist in implementation of solutions across acute care units.
1. Identify self learning needs and take initiative to meet those needs.
2. Keep knowledge base current with new information or changes to affect your ability to maintain competency in all acute care areas.
2. Ensure care is based on evidence with the literature and benchmarking.
2. Professional Practice
2. Support Shared Leadership.
2. Contribute to CNMC’s Magnet Journey .
2. Ensure nursing practice is based on evidence of best practice.
2. Accountable to participate in the Division of Nursing’s Performance Improvement process (division or unit level).
2. Participate in community Activities.