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Pediatrics Nurse

Maxim Healthcare Services

This is a Contract position in Reading, PA posted May 23, 2019.

The Licensed Practical/Vocational Pediatric nurse assumes responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and delivery of patient care in a pediatric setting.?

In pediatric settings, LPN/LVNs care specifically for children and adolescents.

Responsibilities: Takes?and?records?vital?signs?of?pediatric?patients Prepares?and?gives?injections?and?enemas; monitors?catheters Assists patients?with?bathing,?dressing,?and?other?personal hygiene One?on?one?position?with?special?needs?pediatric?patient?in?a?classroom/facility setting.?May?require?working?with?Tracheotomy and/or?G-tube Utilizes the nursing?process?to?assess,?plan,?implement,?and?evaluate?patient?care Assesses?signs?and?symptoms?indicating?physiologic?and?psychosocial?changes?in?the?patient?s?condition Collects,?analyzes?and?interprets?data?and?information?from?healthcare members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses.?

Plans?for?expected?outcomes?of?care?for?those?patients?assigned Performs interventions?according?to?priorities,?plan?of?care,?and?the?hospital?policies?and patient care outcome standard?

Provides?a?safe,?comfortable?and?therapeutic?patient?environment Uses?clinical?judgment?in?evaluating?activities?to?meet?patient?care?needs?of an assigned unit/floor including establishing priorities?

Monitors?the?safety?and?effectiveness?of?the environment?and?equipment Promotes?interpersonal?relations?with?patient/family/significant?others; hospital?healthcare?co-workers; and physicians?

Uses?effective communication?skills?with?all?contacts?while?being?objective and?sensitive Communicates pertinent?information?about?patient,?nursing?unit,?and?activities?as?appropriate Performs?other?duties?as?assigned/necessary Qualifications: Current?nursing?license?within?the?state?of?assignment Minimum?of?one?year?maternal?child?health?acute?clinical?experience within?the?last?three?years?preferred Current?BLS?Card Current?PALS?Card?(per?client?and?/?or?state requirements) Current?PPD?or?Chest?X-Ray Knowledge?in?pediatric?pharmacology Ability?to?effectively?elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisor, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language may be required Computer?proficiency?required Must?be?at?least?18?years?of?age ?

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Benefits At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits: Competitive pay & weekly paychecks Health, dental, vision, and life insurance 401(k) savings plan Awards and recognition programs?

Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.?

Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States.

As an established community partner, we have been making a difference in the lives of our employees, caregivers, and patients for more than 30 years.

Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.

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Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc.

is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer