**Job Title:** RN Inpatient | Pediatrics | Fargo **City:** Fargo **State:** ND **Department** **:** Pediatrics Children's Hospital - Nursing Inpatient - Fargo **Job Schedule:** Full Time **Shift:** Varies **Hours Per Shift:** 12 hr **JOB SUMMARY** The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for utilizing the nursing process (assessment, diagnosis, outcomes/planning, implementation and evaluation) to provide individualized nursing care to patients. Collaborates with other inter-professional colleagues, including physicians, to plan, implement and evaluate care. Demonstrates competency and practices within the full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age and population specific standards as designated in their assigned clinical setting. Cares for patients in all phases of preventative care, health maintenance, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up as patients move along the continuum of care. Responsible for the planning and coordination of care, patient assessment, patient education, triage, and various other nursing interventions. Functions within the scope and standards of nursing practice as outlined in the Nurse Practice Act and Administrative Rules in state of practice and licensure. The Sanford Professional Nursing Practice recognizes the Scope and Standards of Practice and the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements as published by the American Nurses Association as the foundation of nursing care delivery and professional conduct. **POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES** Responsible for promoting a safe environment for patients, families, staff, residents, and visitors and working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary health care team to provide the best outcomes for patients. Performs age related patient assessments and nursing interventions. Offers effective feedback to patient and family members regarding health. Establishes and maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area. Effectively delegates and supervises based on one's state practice act and an understanding of the concepts of responsibility, authority, and accountability. Delivers written and oral communications that engage audience participants, respond to their questions and concerns, and produce specific outcomes and impact. Coordinates and manages care for patients, including those with complex needs. Adheres to legal regulations and organizational policies when discussing patient health information. **DEPARTMENT DETAILS** A 24-bed unit that cares for children of all ages with acute and chronic diagnoses of all types. There is great diversity in patient types ranging from general surgery, cardiology, oncology, endocrine, GI, neurology, neurosurgery, medical, infectious disease, etc. This unit also has a sedation center for children having procedures requiring conscious sedation, a brain injury program, pediatric oncology program, and other specialized program models. A pediatric hospitalist is present in this unit from 0800-1700. Nurse Practitioners assist the Pediatric Hospitalists in care of patients. Family-centered care is the philosophy of care. **QUALIFICATIONS** Graduate from an accredited nursing program required, including, but not limited to, American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA). Bachelor's Degree in nursing preferred. Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. **About Sanford Health:** At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities. In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world. The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future. Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to email@example.com . **City:** Fargo **State:** ND **Job Function:** Nursing **Job Schedule:** Full Time **Shift:** Varies **Req Number:** WD12085
About Sanford Health
Sanford Health is an integrated health system headquartered in the Dakotas. It is the largest, rural, not-for-profit health care system in the nation with 45 hospitals and 289 clinics in nine states and three countries. With 28,000+ employees, including 1,300+ physicians in more than 80 specialty areas of medicine, Sanford Health is the largest employer in the Dakotas.
Nearly $1 billion in gifts from philanthropist Denny Sanford have allowed for several initiatives, including global children’s clinics, genomic medicine and specialized centers researching cures for type 1 diabetes, breast cancer and other diseases.