Registered Nurse ( RN ) - Pediatrics
Pediatrics / Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Mission Hospital
The pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) at Mission Children's Hospital is the only critical care pediatric hospital service available in western North Carolina. We provide critical care for hospitalized pediatric patients ranging in age from newborn to 18 years. This nursing unit features 19 Pediatric Med Surg beds as well as 9 PICU beds.
Role Summary: Provides leadership which facilitates the delivery of professional nursing care for the comfort and well-being of patients. Utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation, to provide, delegate, supervise and document care and teaching of patients and family. Implements medically prescribed interventions.
Required Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Effective 3/1/18 Bachelor of Science in Nursing OR enroll in a BSN or advanced degree program within 6 months AND obtain a BSN within 4 years of hire date into RN position. Previous signed BSN commitment letter OR grandfathering will be accepted between departments and Mission Health entities. Exemptions may be approved with CNO System Council approval.
Preferred Education: Masters in Nursing.Required
License or Certifications: Must have and maintain current licensure as registered nurse with the North Carolina Board of Nursing. eNLC (Enhanced Nurse License Compact) license may apply, licensee should confirm with NCBON Certificate: BLS Healthcare Provider.
Preferred License or Certifications: National Certification in area of specialty. APHON Certification
Required Experience: One-year hospital nursing experience
Preferred Experience: Previous experience in Pediatrics / PICU. Experience working with Pediatric Oncology patient population.
Mission Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic.