Registered Nurse (RN) – Pediatrics (PEDS)


Wellspan Ephrata


Ephrata, PA

Contract Terms

Registered Nurse RN-Pediatrics (PEDS)
Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital

Shift time-7p-7a/ 36 hours per week

Duties and Responsibilities:

*Provides and coordinates direct care in accordance with the principles of patient and family-centered care based on the nursing process and according to the clinical standards of the hospital. Acts as a primary nurse for patients on the unit. Synthesizes patient data to develop outcome-driven plans.
*Safely and independently administers prescribed treatments, medications, and nursing interventions based on assessment and plan of care.
*Appropriately organizes and prioritizes time-based on patient condition and expected workload. Identifies changes in patients status and acts accordingly. Knows and can activate resources to achieve outcomes for patients.
*Seeks mentoring and coaching from the CN II & III.
*Identifies and communicates individualized patient needs for safe handoffs during transitions of care. Collaborates with patient/family in care planning with all disciplines.
*Appropriately and correctly documents the patient response to interventions and progress toward outcomes. Identifies and documents variances. Appropriately utilizes flow sheets, progress notes, and/or electronic medical record for documentation. Is able to identify system and unit-based nursing sensitive indicators; i.e. falls, pressure ulcers.
*Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and “error proof” systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required.

MANDATED Job Requirements


A current PA registered nurse license at time of submission – Required

Candidates must be Nicotine free!

BLS- required

PALS – Required

Candidates will need to pass EKG Testing and interpret ECG Rhythm Strips- They have 1 chance to pass.



Starting ASAP
Full time for 13 weeks with possible extension
For immediate consideration, please send your resume via email to

Shift Time



Weekends/Holidays as Needed


Float as Needed

Pay Rate

$44.00 / Hour

Skill Set Requirements


Profile Requirements

Active PA License is required. Must have at least 2 years of clinical experience and 1 year in the specialty requested. Also, must have an updated resume, updated skills checklist, and two recent manager or supervisory references.

Rate Details

Please note: Quoted pay rate is for local candidates. Travelers will be paid the equivalent of the local rate minus housing. Housing stipends available. Please note orientation is paid at full rate and parking is reimbursed.

If you are interested in this position, please complete an electronic application here. We will contact you as soon as possible to discuss this position, as well as all other contract and per diem positions of interest, available with Chesapeake Medical Staffing.

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