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PICU Registered Nurse (Entry Level)

Boys Town Omaha, NE

Utilizes a systematic approach to nursing practice by incorporating assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation into care provided to patients as assigned. Focuses on developing a professional skillset in a specialized area of care and builds upon the incumbents patient experience to advance within the Boys Town healthcare system.


  • Under the supervision of an experienced nurse, utilizes the nursing process to complete the admission physical, cognitive, spiritual, psychosocial, and functional patient assessment.

  • Implement a peer reviewed plan of care, that is reviewed and revised on an ongoing basis.

  • As assigned, review with patients the discharge plan and implement the process upon the completion of the patients stay.

  • Under supervision, performs point-of-care lab testing as per established policies and procedures.

  • Reports accurate, detailed hand-off communication regarding the patient's condition, care, treatment, medications, services, and any recent or anticipated changes to any of these when patient care is transferred from one healthcare team or team member to another.

  • Completes an extended training (with a preceptor) and orientation process, as assigned by the supervisory team.

  • Focuses on learning the area of specialty and develops more advanced skillsets through 1:1 training, interactions, and experience in the assigned department.

  • Promotes, advocates for, and strives to protect the health, safety and rights of the patient.

  • Complies with all applicable state and federal statutes, rules, regulations, and BTNRH policies and procedures.

  • Provides patient care and education according to the patient population served.


  • Ability to demonstrate clinical competence in providing safe, quality direct patient care.

  • Ability to communicate with patients, families, and staff, as well as collaborate with other members of the health care team to enhance care.

  • Possesses functioning knowledge of the use and maintenance of a wide variety of critical care equipment and supplies.

  • Ability to complete patient documentation in a thorough, concise, accurate, and timely manner.

  • Ability to respond quickly and calmly to emergencies and stressful situations.


  • A registered nurse who is a graduate of an accredited school with a current state license required.

  • Previous nursing experience required.

  • CPR (BLS) certified within six months of transfer or hire required.

  • ACLS certified within six months of transfer or hire required.

  • PALS certified within six months of transfer or hire required.

  • Prior working knowledge of using computer programs and electronic medical records required.


  • Bachelors degree in nursing preferred.

  • Acute hospital nursing experience preferred.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

Date Posted May 23, 2023
Date Closes June 22, 2023
Requisition REQ-2023-1206
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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