Pediatric Registered Nurse

  • SA
  • Full-time
  • Published: 2021-07-15 04:00:00Z

Job Description

A pediatric RN assists pediatricians by assessing a patient's needs and providing initial patient care. They help families deal with a child's illness or injury and often offer information on nutrition, diet and good health habits. Pediatric RNs may work in a doctor's office, clinic or outpatient care center, immunization center or hospital. Work hours vary depending on the facility.

Pediatric RNs often document a patient's symptoms and medical history for the doctor to review. They also draw blood, administer medication and give childhood vaccinations. Pediatric RNs might also assist a pediatrician during a patient examination. Additional duties result from further specialization, such as pediatric oncology, dermatology or cardiology.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree of Nursing (BSN)
  • Registered Nurse with current nursing license from country of origin
  • Basic Life Support Provider with current certification (BLS)
  • Two years recent acute care nursing experience
  • Bachelor's Degree of Nursing (BSN)

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