Pediatric Registered Nurse

  • SA
  • Full-time
  • Published: 2017-06-06 18:43:09Z

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 of Science in Nursing
  • Current registered nursing license from country of professional practice
  • Minimum of five (5) years of working experience as a Registered Nurse, two (2) years of which spent in Pediatrics

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