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RN / PACU

Norman, Oklahoma

Category: Nursing

Certification: RN

Specialty: PACU

513201

Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION - REGISTERED NURSE (AH)

Job Summary:

The Registered Nurse provides patient care on a supplemental basis to our client facilities. With the delivery of safe, quality patient care as the primary goal, the Registered Nurse exercises sound professional judgment and skills in-the performance of assigned duties. The Registered Nurse is expected to practice a systematic approach to patient care utilizing the nursing process; assessment of patient status and needs, planning of patient care based on needs, implementation of the plan of care and evaluation of goal achievement.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing Current RN license in the appropriate state/s
  • Minimum of one year clinical experience in chosen clinical specialty
  • Supervisory references or at a minimum verification of previous work experience Current BLS certification. Advanced Certifications; ACLS, PALS, NRP, TNCC etc. maybe required based on clinical specialty.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Registered Nurse is expected to practice safe and ethical nursing care within the scope of his/her profession as defined by state Nursing Practice Act, understanding of his/her own limitations, seeking advice and assistance when necessary. Specific duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Performs routine nursing care
  • Provides patient and family teaching
  • Assists physician with patients
  • Accurately gives and receives report on patient status
  • Monitors patient per facility protocol and patient needs
  • Identifies and acts on change .in patient status
  • Institutes comfort and safety measures for patient
  • Provides age specific care to all patients
  • Provides patient care with a sensitivity to cultural diversity of patient population
  • Performs nursing procedures in compliance with the facilities` policies and procedures
  • Consistently practices standard precautions.
  • Adheres to hospital policies for handling, labeling and disposal of bio hazardous materials
  • Adheres to Joint Commission professional standards and incorporates the National Patient Safety Goals into current practice.

Essential Functions:

  • Must have working knowledge of the theory, principles, techniques and practice of professional nursing
  • Must have current knowledge in caring for patients in different development stages throughout the life cycle possibly to include infants through geriatrics
  • Must have a command for the English language and have ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
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