Ambulatory Care RN
Company: RWJ Barnabas
Posted on: August 5, 2022
Children s Specialized Hospital is the nation s leading provider
of inpatient and outpatient care for children from birth to 21
years of age facing special health challenges from chronic
illnesses and complex physical disabilities like brain and spinal
cord injuries, to developmental and behavioral issues like autism
and mental health.
Children's Specialized Hospital is now in its third century of
caring for those in need. Our Boards of Trustees, physicians,
therapists, nurses, staff, volunteers, and donors remain dedicated
to the very ideals of the Hospital's founders and committed to
providing the best care possible so that every child who seeks our
help reaches their fullest potential.
At 16 different New Jersey locations, our pediatric specialists
partner with families to make our many innovative therapies and
medical treatments more personalized and effective...so children
can achieve more of their goals.
To coordinate and administer nursing care in the medical practices
for children with special needs and medical complexity. The nurse
provides clinical care and oversight for medical service including
but not limited to. patient-family education, vaccine
administration, point of care testing, patient triage and office
evaluation. The nurse collaborates with internal and external care
providers to ensure continuum of care is delivered within a patient
and family centered, team-based model consistent with the values
and mission of Children s Specialized Hospital.
Essential Job Functions
Provides clinical oversight for the duties of the medical assistant
and provides competency as needed.
Demonstrates proficiency in caring for children with special needs
including those with technology dependence and medical
Demonstrates procedural competency for routine and emergent office
based procedures (for example. Venipuncture, tracheostomy care,
Performs patient scheduling and other clerical duties as
Performs and oversees competency and quality assurance for
office-based point of care testing.
Consistently appraises clinical performance and learning needs
Exhibits consistent professional behavior and is accountable for
actions with regard to professional issues.
Maintains required and relevant licensure and educational credits
as required by external and departmental standards.
Participates in Hospital Committees related to Nursing.
Performs functions for EE Health when needed.
Oversees flow and function of practice operations as needed.
Ensures clinical staff coverage for site practice(s) by identifying
coverage resource and maintaining coverage calendar
Demonstrates evidence of use of the nursing process to meet patient
and family health care needs in the primary care and medical
specialty setting. Performs and documents nursing care according to
hospital and departmental policy.
Implements appropriate and individualized patient and family
education within time frames defined by Practice guidelines or
Provider directives, hospital and departmental policy.
Provides patient education on diagnosis and symptoms, medication
management and behavioral modification as directed by provider.
Understands the importance the interdisciplinary process. Promotes
continuity of nursing care and interdisciplinary interventions.
Displays competency in obtaining and interpreting the patients
behavior based upon an understanding of cognitive, biophysical, and
aging processes. Displays an understanding of the developmental
needs of the patient when planning and implementing services.
Performs and manages vaccination administration, ordering,
education and reporting in line with external and internal
Recognizes and respects patient- family rights in a culturally and
religiously sensitive environment of care.
Performs and documents effective phone and live clinical triage of
Performs Medication refill and authorizations as needed.
Formal Education and Job-Related Experience
* BSN Preferred. Experience with medical technology and medically
complex children is preferred.
* AHA BLS Provider Certification required.
* Current New Jersey RN license.
* As per clinical duties and job functions.
Working Environment - Additional Comments
* Contact with medications, chemicals and equipment.
Job Provides Direction To
RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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