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REGISTERED NURSE - PEDIATRICS WALTER REED MEDICAL CENTER

REGISTERED NURSE - PEDIATRICS WALTER REED MEDICAL CENTER
RN - PICU
Bethesda, MD
Permanent
Team Placement Service Inc.

Team Placement Service Inc.

Team Placement Services, Inc. (TPS) is a full-service Workforce Solution Company providing high quality biomedical and life science support to State and Federal agencies. For over 25 years, operating as a small, women-owned company located in Alexandria VA, we have provided exceptional staff to the country’s leading research facilities, medical institutions, and military hospitals across our nation. TPS is a professional employer. We recruit, qualify, onboard, credential, and manage top-level personnel for the Federal and State governments.
$123,198.40/year
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Description

REGISTERED NURSE - PEDIATRICS WALTER REED MEDICAL CENTER

LONG TERM GOVERNMENT CONTRACT POSITION

Day Shift OR Night Shift Available

REQUIREMENTS OF THE RN-PEDIATRICS:
• Shall be sufficiently skilled to teach patients proper self-care and to motivate patients and
family members to continue the procedures for promoting rapid healing.
• Shall be knowledgeable and possess skills necessary to provide care appropriate to any
age-related needs of the patients. The Contract RN shall demonstrate knowledge of the
principles of growth and development appropriate to the appropriate patient population
served: Infants, Children, Adolescent, and Young Adults.
• Assess, coordinate, facilitate, deliver and evaluate care for infant to young adult patients
using the nursing process.
• Knowledge of a wide range of medical disorders/conditions, diagnostic studies and
treatments related to Pediatrics, is desirable.
• The contracted RN will be knowledgeable in professional care theories, principles,
practices, and procedures to perform nursing assignments of moderate difficulty and
experience in assessing pediatric patients, as appropriate.
• Knowledge of computer operations and proficiency in the use of basic word processing,
data entry and automated medical records. Composite Health Care System (CHCS).
Purpose: Results retrieval for Laboratory results, radiology reports, pharmacy, drug
allergies, drug resistant organism status and eligibility for care.
• ESSENTRIS/MHS Genesis: Purpose: All care documentation for the inpatient arena
occurs in this application. Proficient in understand and acknowledge physician’s orders,
working in the medical administration record, and nursing documentation.
• PYXIS: Ward medications are stored in PYXIS medication stations, access controlled by
appropriate individual account access security. Thorough understand of the integration of
CHCS/ESSENTRIS/PYXIS with regards to medication dispensation/administration.
• Operate defibrillator, EKG machine and cardiac monitor when appropriate.
• Assess patients' condition for potential or life-threatening crises. Distinguish between
normal and abnormal physical findings (from physical assessment and vital sign
assessment). Plan and implement appropriate nursing care.
• Utilize the nursing process to develop individualized age-specific nursing care plans. The
nursing process includes assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. RN shall
not make assessments but will implement the care plan and document the care provided
with results.
• Obtain patient medical and psychosocial history and pertinent family history and
documents on the appropriate form.
• Implement prescribed physician orders and nursing care and documents in patient
medical record.

Requirements
QUALIFICATIONS OF THE RN-PEDIATRICS:
• Degree/Education: A graduate of an Associate, Bachelor or Master’s program of
Registered Nursing. The institution will be from a National League of Nursing (NLN)
approved program.
• Basic Life Support (BLS)
• Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
• Experience: (a) Have a minimum of two (2) years of concurrent pediatric nursing
experience in a Pediatric Inpatient Acute Care Unit. Complete and maintain training in
Pediatric Chemotherapy/Biotherapy administration within 6 months of hire.
• Valid, unrestricted, RN license at least 1 state, territory or commonwealth of the US.
• US Citizen
Location
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
Profession
Registered Nurse
Employment Type
Permanent
Shift
night
Shift Hours
12
Shifts per Week
3
Duration
2 years
Compensation
$123,198.40/year
Start Date
Feb 27th, 2023