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Nemours Foundation | Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
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Job Description

As one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children - even those who may never enter our doors - through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.

RN operating room full-time, 60 hours per pay. Scrub and circulate for ambulatory surgery center. BSN and previous experience required. CNOR a plus. Shift and hours flexible. No call, weekends, or holidays.

The primary role of the Registered Nurse is to implement the patient care delivery model for the patient and their family. Additionally the registered nurse is responsible and accountable for assessing, planning, providing and evaluating, the care provided to assigned patients. This specific position is dayshift, with various start and end times, no call schedule, no weekend and holiday requirements.

Essential Functions:

Clinical Judgment:

Independently develops, implements, evaluates, and modifies clinical practice to meet individual patient and family needs Collects and interprets complex patient data. Focuses on key elements of situation while sorting out extraneous detail and exercises clinical judgment based on an immediate grasp of the whole picture for the patient population of the assigned clinical area Serves as a coach to new graduates and clinical students

Clinical Inquiry:

Identifies clinical questions. Seeks advice, resources or information to improve patient care. Utilizes and contributes to evidence based practice. Participates in unit based shared governance and/or committees to improve clinical practice.

Caring Practices:

Determines and prioritizes the patients nursing care needs and maintains responsibility for directing aspects of care which are delegated to patient care team members. Initiates, implements and evaluates standards of care based on identified patient needs. Consistently shows empathy, sensitivity and insight and is able to intervene in stressful situations. Individualizes both emotional and physical pain management and comfort measures specific to patient and family. Further develops therapeutic relationships with patients and families and maintains appropriate boundaries. Contributes to a nurturing environment that is supportive of colleagues in less than optimal situations. Anticipates and integrates cultural differences into patient and family care.

Response to Diversity:

Fosters a non-discriminatory climate, recognizing, supporting and including cultural diversity in organizational and nursing policy development. Recognizes unique differences of patients and families. Incorporates these into patient plan of care. Provides for alternative means of communication as required to meet patient and family needs. Tailors nursing care to meet the age specific and developmentally appropriate needs of patient and family. Preserves and protects the confidentiality, autonomy, dignity and rights of patient and families.

Advocacy/ Moral Agency:

Advocates on behalf of patients/ families and personnel, promoting adherence to the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses. Acts as resource for patients and families working towards resolution of ethical issues. Initiate's ethics consult when appropriate. Effectively communicates and negotiates needed changes in a patient's plan of care. Seeks opportunities to learn and be mentored.


Works as a team member to ensure optimal patient outcomes. Supports colleagues by maintaining an attitude of respect and interdependency. Develops problem solving strategies based upon the unique needs and strengths of the patient and family.

Systems Thinking:

Participates in departmental and hospital programs for Quality Assessment and Improvement, identifying opportunities to improve services, making recommendations and implementing actions as appropriate and consistent with the goals of the Nemours Foundation. Demonstrates leadership ability in responding to situations and efficiently uses existing resources. Contributes toward the budget process. Engaged in unit-based fiscal accountability. Individualizes patient and family teaching. Utilize available electronic resource.

Facilitation of Learning:

Identifies areas of educational needs of others. Reviews patient teaching plans to ensure they are evidence based. Contributes to revision of standards of care policies. Helps evaluate effectiveness of patient and family education. Seeks out a mentor to facilitate individual growth. Participates in unit/departmental/ hospital educational programs.


* Current Registered Nurse license in the state of Pennsylvania
* Current Registered Nurse license in the State of Delaware within 90 days of employment
* Current BLS, CNOR
* PALS , ACLS preferred
* BSN required or willing to sign a 3 year BSN commitment letter
* Must have at least 1 year of previous scrubbing and circulating experience

Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique "Bridge to a Healthy Future" pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.

About Nemours Foundation

The mission of Nemours Biomedical Research is to contribute to the body of health care knowledge that supports the medical and surgical staff in restoring and improving the health of acutely and chronically ill children. Through these contributions, Nemours hopes to advance disease prevention, medical diagnosis of childhood diseases, subsequent treatment modalities, and finally, measurements of the healing effectiveness of these efforts. Nemours ( www.Nemours.org ), which owns and operates the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, has a long-standing commitment to scholarly and scientific endeavors directed towards improving the health of children. Nemours Biomedical Research, under the direction of Vicky L. Funanage, Ph.D., is a foundation-wide endeavor, spanning all operating divisions of Nemours.

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