These are some examples of job descriptions we have handpicked from real Pediatric Nurse resumes for your reference.
- Assess home health patients to identify the physical, psycho-social, and environmental needs.
- Educate patients and their families regarding medical procedures, treatments and medications.
- Communicated with the parents of children, update parents on the progress of their child and provide tips on caring for their child’s health.
- Implement, develop, document the plan of care to ensure quality and continuity of care for pediatric patient.
- Assessing and monitoring patient’s health status and coordinating care between the multiple disciplines in the healthcare team.
- Utilizing integrative health approaches to reduce patient anxiety, pain, and reliance on prn medications.
- Educating patients and families about medications, diagnostics, procedures, operative care,expected outcomes, etc.
- Provide complex clinical assessments, diagnostic testing, and therapies for acutely ill patients.
- Document patient care status, while maintaining internal guidelines and external standards.
- Medication administration: Oral, Rectal, Intramuscular, Inhalation, and Nasal.
- Collaborate with doctors and nursing staff to help patients to minimize complications and improve overall health.
- Provided Glucose checks, blood pressure monitoring and medication administration.
- Documented patient progress, symptoms and vital signs on each visit.
- Followed rehabilitation and treatment plans per MD orders to accelerate patient recovery; minimize pain, discomfort, infections and complications; and optimize patient outcomes.
- Educated patients and their families on the safe treatment of injuries, illnesses and condition.
- Coordinate and perform daily total patient care through primary nursing process covering for acute pediatric patient and charted all patient activity regularly for physician and family review.
- Monitor and obtain vital signs, conduct tracheal suctioning, G-tube feedings and medication management.
- Conduct basic physical therapies that include range of motion and activities of daily living.
- Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
- Took and recorded patients’ temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
- Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
- Served as patient advocate; assessed patient status and notified physician of any changes.
- Answered medical questions from parents after patient was discharged from hospital.
- Performed as charge nurse, supervised 4 RN’s, 2 CNA’s, and a unit secretary.
- Evaluated staffing requirements, floor assignments and organize unit activities for a 24 bed unit.
- Ensured physician verbal orders of treatment, procedures, testing, and consultations were effectively carried out.
- Liaised among interdisciplinary team members to implement and modify treatment care plans to meet objectives.
- Performed case manager duties in collaboration with LPNs, therapists, physicians, and other healthcare providers.
- Expertly managed and intervened during patient crises to stabilize individuals until emergency services arrived.
- Implemented prescribed occupational, physical, and speech therapies.
- Administered medications orally, intramuscularly, and by gastrointestinal tube.
- Performed patient and family education on issues related to the special care of critically ill or medically fragile children.
- Provided nursing care for Medicare and Medicaid pediatric patients in a home care setting.
- Educated patients and their families on disease processes, medical-surgical procedures and other aspects of therapeutic regimens, including medication and pain management techniques.
- Administered and monitored medications and their effectiveness by multiple administration routes depending upon client situation and medical orders.
- Perform physical assessment throughout the day to ensure the absence of skin breakdown and pressure sores and that the child maintains proper spine alignment.
- Administer range of motion exercises and assist in the patient’s ADLs.
- Remove AFOs every 2 hours and assess skin for areas for redness and sores.
- Reposition patient in wheelchair to ensure upright and accurate placement of straps.
- Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
- Documented all elements of nursing assessment treatments, medications, discharge instructions, and follow up care.
- Provide patients family education on topics including basic nutrition, care, and pain management.