Arlington Pediatric Center Nurse - Arlington, Virginia

Full-Time
Posted On Mar 31

Title: Nurse, Arlington Pediatric Center

 

Schedule: Full-time

 

Location: Arlington, VA

 

Compensation: Competitive base salary

 

Parking: Registered Nurses are entitled to free onsite parking.

 

Arlington Pediatric Center, a service of Virginia Hospital Center, is dedicated to its mission to provide a Medical Home offering comprehensive, affordable, quality healthcare in a culturally-sensitive environment to children, birth through 18 years of age, living in Arlington County with family incomes at or below 200% of Federal Poverty Level. Located in a convenient, accessible location in South Arlington, APC features a full-time staff including pediatricians, nurse practitioners, nurses, care coordinators, and behavioral health professionals.

 

Purpose and Scope:

 

The Nurse works closely with nurses, providers and support staff to provide patient care functions which may include but are not limited to: initial medical assessment of patients presenting at APC in person and via telephone during office hours; treatment; immunizations; discharge instructions; patient/parent education; and telephone follow-up. The Nurse may also participate in community education programs.

 

The Nurse provides leadership, positive role modeling and critical thinking skills and helps bridge all disciplines through effective communication, education and problem solving. The Nurse proactively supports quality and continuity of services for all patients.

 

The Nurse is guided by APC policies and procedures. The incumbent's actions are controlled to a great degree by the needs of the patients, families, co-workers, and providers. The Nurse attends staff meetings as required and participates in Quality Improvement meetings. The Nurse is an enthusiastic representative of APC in the community.

 

Position Requirements:

 

A. Education:

 

Graduate of an approved school of nursing required

Current LPN license to practice professional nursing in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. RN preferred. 

Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification required

B. Experience:

 

Pediatric experience strongly preferred

Bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred

C. Technical Skills:

 

Manual dexterity and physical agility to operate all equipment and perform all procedures.

Utilizes safe body mechanics to ensure patient and caregiver safety.

Virginia Hospital Center (VHC) is a nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering the highest quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 70 years.

Located in Arlington, VA, VHC is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network.

VHC is the largest Hospital in the region that was named a Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services Four-Star Hospital, and is also designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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