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RN - Neonatal -Pediatric Critical Care Transport

Employer
SSM Health Careers
Location
Saint Louis, Missouri
Closing date
Dec 28, 2023

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Discipline
Registered Nurse (RN)
Specialty
Neonatal ICU (NICU)
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Work Setting
Hospital / Medical Center
It's more than a career, it's a calling
MO-SSM Cardinal Glennon Lake St Louis

Worker Type:

PRN4

Job Highlights:

Internal Travel Program opportunity with the Neonatal Pediatric Transport Team!

Internal Travel Program (formally PRN4) offers $35/hour as minimum base rate plus $35/hour differential!

Experience Required: minimum 1 year of direct experience with pediatric transport required

Infants and children come to SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital by ambulance and helicopter from all over Missouri and Illinois. Many of these children are brought to the hospital by using our specially trained Neonatal and Pediatric Transport Team.

The Transport Team is made up of paramedics, registered nurses and respiratory therapists who have advanced training in the stabilization, treatment and transport of babies and children.

The Transport Team services over 120 hospitals in the bistate and beyond. They are readily available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In addition to bringing children to the Dan Dierdorf Level I Pediatric Emergency and Trauma Center, the Dana Brown Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and the state-of-the-art Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon, the transport teams also assist with inter-hospital transports within their respective regions.

Job Summary:
Functions as the crew lead for neonatal / pediatric specialty team transports. Collaborates to provide exceptional care during the ground or air transport of acute or critically ill / injured neonatal or pediatric patients. The team's care is guided by clinical assessment, critical thinking, established patient care guidelines (PCGs) and in-direct medical control. Manages customer service and experience; collaborating for education and process improvement initiatives; patient care documentation and equipment readiness.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Utilizes transport and critical care equipment in a competent manner.
  • Performs or assists with Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ALS) skills during patient care including, but not limited to, initiation of PIV/IO/UVC, managing IV fluids (including blood products), naso/oral/pharyngeal suctioning, insertion of NG/OG tubes, needle thoracotomy, and insertion/maintenance of an endotracheal tube or LMA.
  • Assess patient and environmental situation to develop plan of nursing care based on patient status and diagnosis. Monitors patient response and adjusts accordingly and communicates necessary information through medical control.
  • Assists and performs daily inventory of equipment on ambulance, aircraft, in storerooms and equipment bags. Assists with care, calibration and maintenance of all equipment.
  • Maintains thorough patient care documentation according to the standard outlined by department and ministry policy.
  • Achieves and maintains proficient knowledge of transport team Patient Care Guidelines (PCGs).
  • Acts as a preceptor and/or participates in orientation of new employees and students as assigned.
  • Participates/attends in-house education, outreach education, department process improvement projects. Undertakes and maintains projects to include research and publishing opportunities.
  • Maintains awareness of current issues related to transport medicine through participation in professional activities, i.e. national, state legislative-elected or appointed.
  • Maintains currency and documentation of prescribed education, certifications and licensures.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION
  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing or education equivalency for licensing


EXPERIENCE
  • Three years' registered nurse experience in NICU, PICU or Emergency care


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.
  • Constant standing and walking.
  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
  • Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.
  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
  • Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
  • Occasional lifting/moving of patients.
  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
  • Occasional driving.
  • Rare crawling and running.


Licenses / Certifications:
Advanced Life Support (ALS) - American Heart Association (AHA), Advanced Life Support (ALS) - American Heart Association (AHA), Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA), FUTURE - Advanced Life Support (ALS) within 365 days - American Heart Association (AHA), FUTURE - Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) within 90 days - American Heart Association (AHA), FUTURE - Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) within 180 days - American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), FUTURE - Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 365 days - American Heart Association (AHA), FUTURE - Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) within 365 days - Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) - American Academy Pediatrics (AAP), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) - American Heart Association (AHA), Registered Nurse (RN) - Missouri Division of Professional Registration, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Alabama Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Arizona State Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Arkansas State Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Colorado Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Delaware Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Florida Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Georgia Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Idaho Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Indiana State Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Iowa Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Kansas State Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Kentucky Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Louisiana State Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Multi-State - Maine State Board of Nursing {+ 25 more}

Work Shift:
Variable Shift (United States of America)

Job Type:
Employee

Department:
8074000010 Patient Transportation

Scheduled Weekly Hours:0

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