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Registered Nurse - Pediatric Care - IHS
Ref No.: 19-10776
Location: Chinle, Arizona
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Pediatric Nurses provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles. Responsibilities of Pediatric Nurse vary widely based on the type of setting, but basic duties include (but are not limited to):
ƒ Provides age and culturally appropriate care to patient
ƒ Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans
ƒ Helps patients to be comfortable and cooperative with examinations/procedures
ƒ Measures patient's vital signs, such as blood pressure, breathing and heart rate, and initiates corrective action whenever the patient displays adverse symptomatology
ƒ Performs physical, medical and diagnostic tests
ƒ Collects samples of patient's urine and stools for laboratory tests
ƒ Prepares and administers and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments
ƒ Assists treating physician during examination, treatment and procedures
ƒ Provides education, information and support to the patient's family
ƒ Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms
ƒ Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

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