The PICU Internship is designed for December 2022 graduate RNs who are interested in starting a career in critical care pediatrics. The internship will start on February 19, 2023.
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire: N/A
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:
AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent
Experience REQUIRED: N/A
Acute care experience as a nursing assistant or aide experience
Completion of state recognized CNA program; or
Completion of first semester junior year in an accredited BSN program dependent upon school curriculum.
VCU/MCV BSN students - completion of sophomore year, Nursing 201, 202, 261.
Accredited Associate Degree and Diploma programs - completion of first year or a minimum of two semesters of basic nursing courses.
Specialty areas e.g. pediatrics, women`s health, psychiatry may require completion of a clinical rotation in that area; or
Completion of EMT program; or
Completion of medical assistant program
Education/training PREFERRED: N/A
Independent action(s) required:
Functions under direction of a licensed independent practitioner, manager and/or RN in providing patient care, emotional support, and problem solving; all in accordance with hospital, nursing and unit policy/procedure.
Requires prior approval or guidance from supervisor: time/schedule changes; legal issues; directed care which deviates from standard; and identify educational resources to meet developmental needs.
Job Duties may include the handling, transportation, access to and/or contact with medications and related supplies.
Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable): N/A
Additional position requirements:
Care Partners work all three shifts, weekends and holidays. Individual shift rotation and schedules will be established with your specific Nurse Manager/Practice Manager.
Schedules, including requirements of shift rotations and hours of work may be adjusted as necessary to meet unit requirements and/or as needed.
Age Specific groups served: All
Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate):
Physical: Lifting 50-100 lbs.
Other: describe - exposure to potentially hazardous and infectious substances
Activities: Prolonged standing, Frequent bending, Walking (distance), Climbing (steps, ladder, other), Reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive), Repetitive motion
Mental/Sensory: Problem solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking
Emotional: Fast pace environment, Steady pace, Frequent and intense customer interactions, Noisy environment, Able to adapt to frequent change
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