Critical Care Transport Nurse - Brenner Children's Hospital - 12 hr. Nights

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Winston-Salem, NC

Major Duties

Job Summary: The role of the BCH critical care transport nurse consists of several responsibilities which includes, the transport of neonates and pediatric patients from referral facilities to Brenner Children's Hospital, education of referral hospital staff members, community support and education, as well as, providing support services within Brenner Children's Hospital. The BCH transport nurse will provide nursing care, perform advanced practice skills as needed, and collaborate with medical control officer and other multidisciplinary team members to provide age/developmentally appropriate care to patients being transported. Follows NC Office of Emergency Medical Services (NCOEMS) guidelines. Education / Experience: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing. BCLS required. Minimum of two years recent critical care pediatric / neonatal nursing. Licensure, Certification and / or Registration: Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina. NRP, PALS, ENPC or TNCC, ITLS or ITLS-P, ACLS Essential Functions: 1. Ensures patient care standards to optimize patient outcomes. 2. Creates an environment which meets patient and family psychosocial and physical needs to allay anxiety and promote recovery. 3. Promotes a safe and supportive environment during transport for all passengers in the transport vehicle, re: patient, crew, and drivers. 4. Practices professional and courteous conduct in accordance with the key values of the institution by ensuring the continuous quality of professional services. 5. Conserves and maximizes utilization of resources. Skills and Qualifications: Communication skills including verbal, non-verbal, written, and listening skills.Ability to provide direct and indirect patient care. Weight requirement: In order to be eligible to fly, each flight crew member must maintain their personal body weight in such a way as to not exceed a max gross weight limit of 220 pounds when wearing a flight suit, helmet, boots, coat and personal gear. Physical Requirements: Am

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