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Pediatric Contracted Registered Nurse

Lowell, MA 01854

Posted: 06/05/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Nursing Job Number: 9726 Pay Range: $50-$55/hr Department: Health Care Job Setting: Clinic

Job Description

Summary:

This position will entail treating pediatric patients in the clinic setting as a Registered Nurse. The Registered Nurse will receive directions under the supervision of the Department Nurse Manager. 

Responsibilities:
  • Assists with provision of care that includes treatment, teaching and counseling.
  • Recognizes and interprets symptoms of patient’s conditions and reports to appropriate health care provider.
  • Provides direct nursing services to patients and their families. These services include, but are not exclusive to nursing assessment, nursing intervention/referral, health care education.
  • Assesses patients’ needs based upon evaluation of current functioning and strengths, review of previous health/medical plan of care, and medications. This includes a support system being utilized, vocational status, and identification of any special needs (i.e., physical, emotional, or substance abuse/psychiatric history).
  • Able to prepare patients for examination completes history, reviews systems, and current physical health status.
  • Takes B/P, weight, height, temperature, other measurements and/or vitals as appropriate to complete health assessment.
  • Performs vision and hearing screenings if appropriate.
  • Obtains urine, sputum specimens as appropriate.
  • Complete laboratory /radiology imaging reconciliation.
  • Administers appropriate immunizations and injections.
  • Maintains clinical logs for central area.
  • Develops a system for summarizing clinical and laboratory data for evaluation and planning purposes, and quality assurance.
  • Assists with the planning and implementation of educational programs for patients and families to increase awareness of relevant medical conditions, decrease risk-behaviors, and increase responsibility for self-care.
  • Attends and participates in in-service education programs for staff, quality assurance programs, and risk-management programs.
Requirements:
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
  • Registered Nurse License in the state of MA
  • Pediatric experience
  • Current CPR/BLS
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Benefits:
  • 13 week assignment with extension if need exists
  • Over 50 miles is a travel contract with pay of $2,350 gross/wk 
  • Under 50 miles is local contract of $55/hr 
  • 40 hours per week.
  • Paid every Thursday after 1st work week with guaranteed hours
  • Garage parking on site
  • All compliance done on site
  • 8s, 10s, and 12s offered upon availability
  • Closed Sundays
Commonwealth Sciences is an equal opportunity employer.

Learn more by speaking to a recruiter!

Heidi Lough
Senior Recruiter

Hello to my friend of the future! For the past four years, I've been immersed in the world of health care recruiting. It's been an incredible journey, connecting talented individuals with meaningful opportunities in the ever-evolving health care industry. I thrive on the challenge of finding the perfect fit for both candidates and clients, and I'm constantly learning and growing in this dynamic field. When I'm not busy doing that, I am exploring the great outdoors with my dogs, Kylo and Mellie, by my side.

I've got big dreams of owning a farm someday. Picture it: me, surrounded by the White Mountains of New Hampshire, farm animals and growing veggies. It's the dream, right?

Oh, and I'm a sucker for a good joke. Life's too short not to crack up every chance you get! So yeah, that's me in a nutshell—living life, loving my dogs, and chasing my farm dreams, one day at a time.

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