The Pediatric Registered Nurse, ICU applies the nursing process to plan and implement the care of patients, including patient and family education and continuum of care planning. The Pediatric ICU RN effectively communicates pertinent patient/family information to the health care team. Collaborates in establishing patient goals and evaluates progress to ensure effective outcomes. Furthers professional growth by engaging in learning activities according to the Board of Nursing standards.
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The PICU is a 30-bed unit that provides highly specialized care for critically ill children. The Children's Hospital is a major referral center for various pediatric subspecialties including trauma, organ transplantation and burns. The PCICU is a 23-bed unit that supports services of the Vanderbilt Pediatric Heart Institute. In addition to admitting over 500 cardiac surgical patients annually, our unit supports one of the highest volume heart transplant programs in the country. The Critical Care Division supports an ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) service that provides temporary support of lung and cardiac function and a Rapid Response/Code Team that attends to life-threatening emergencies throughout MCJCHV. Our division is also proud to be associated with Vanderbilt LifeFlight, one of the highest-rated and busiest critical care air medical transport services in the country. LifeFlight has a dedicated helipad on the roof of the Children's Hospital.
7:00 pm-7:00 am/3 shifts a week
Sign On Terms:
$20,000 (taxable) within 60 days of hire
The sign-on bonus is not applicable to current VUMC staff or former staff who have worked for VUMC in the past one year.
$15,000 (taxable) within 45 day of hire
Must relocate from greater than 100 miles
The relocation bonus is not applicable to current VUMC staff or former staff who have worked for VUMC in the past one year.
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