Nursing Careers at Lifespan

RN Job

Job Number: RIH15943

Job Title: Registered Nurse

Department: HCH Pedicatric Primary Care - 1012463

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Pediatric and Young Adult Experience Required, CPR, Ambulatory Experience Preferred, Ability to multitask and support EMR in a busy Primary Care Practice with 10 micropractices and sub specialties. Able to critical think and work independently in a busy clinic area with multiple providers and coworkers. Knowledge and/or experience with vaccine management is strongly preferred. Flexibility and the ability to work as a member of a larger TEAM. Must carry RI licensure as an RN with the minimum years experience as per job description. Must have basic knowledge of normal growth and development and the ability to communicate clearly with patients and providers. Please see job description.

Under the general supervision of the Clinic Administrator or Physician, and according to established procedures, provides care to patients and families. Responsible and accountable for the care provided regardless of whether it is provided solely by said nurse or if by the nurse and others under his/her supervision. Implements and coordinates the steps of the nursing process, involves the patient in decision making relative to care and is responsible for making nursing care judgements and acting upon them. Collaborates with Physicians in the management of prescribed medical plan of care. Involves implementation of the physician prescribed regimen, evaluations of patient response to the regimen and communication to the Physician of changes in the patient’s status. Functions under protocol which extend responsibilities for medical management activities. Coordinates the patient plan of care with nurses, Physicians and other member s of the Health Team and agencies within the community, to provide an integrated and comprehensive approach to care delivery. Responsible for participating in educational, quality assurance and research activities. Additionally, the Registered Nurse acts as a consultant, sharing his/her clinical expertise and knowledge with other health care providers and members of the community. Performs clinical management functions specifically delegated by the Clinical Manager. The nurse participates in organizational planning and decision making which affects patient care and Ambulatory Service operations. The Registered Nurse also participates in related nursing, medical and hospital committee activities. Practices within the framework of the philosophy, objectives, policies procedures and standards of the Hospital and his/her specific Ambulatory Service.