Registered Nurse - Medical/Surgical Services
Company: Trinity Health Corporation
Posted on: November 3, 2018
Experience based pay $24.00-$36.43 plus shift differentials Career Opportunities available on Orthopedics, Surgical, Oncology and Renal Medical units. Full time, part time and casual positions available with day, evening, night and weekend hours. JOB SUMMARY Responsible and accountable for implementing, directing, communicating, and documenting the nursing process in accordance with current established standards of care and the Indiana Nurse Practice Act. The Registered Nurse is a patient advocate who provides a safe environment for patients, visitors, and associates. JOB DUTIES 1. Actively demonstrates the organization's mission and core values, and conducts oneself at all times in a manner consistent with these values. 2. Knows and adheres to all laws and regulations pertaining to patient health, safety and medical information. Adheres to all state, federal, and local laws and standards as they relate to the ethical and legal compliance plans and policies. 3. Performs patient assessments by collecting and interpreting data. 4. Develops a plan of care, which addresses patient problems. 5. Communicates with patients, families and/or significant others, and the multidisciplinary team in the coordination and implementation of patient care. 6. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to implement care appropriate to the age of the patient. 7. Delegates, supervises, and evaluates care given by other nursing team members. 8. Documents nursing assessments, interventions, and evaluations of patient's response. 9. Identifies potential emergency situations and initiates appropriate response. 10. Provides patient and family teaching. 11. Continuously evaluates and modifies the plan of care and teaching plans based on the patient's response. 12. Provides a safe environment by adhering to hospital policies and procedures for isolation techniques, use of restraints, falls prevention, blood transfusions, and safe medication administration. 13. Attends mandatory skills validation, staff meetings, and continuing education as designated by individual department standards. 14. Assists with orientation of new employees. 15. Performs other related duties as assigned or as workload or staffing variations require. JOB SPECIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES Education: Graduate of an accredited RN program. Effective March 1, 2015, all newly employed RNs will be required to have a BSN or be prepared to complete their BSN within 3 years of hire. Licensure: RN Indiana License. CPR certification on hire or able to attain within 60 days. Experience: None. Other Job Requirements: Communicating effectively both orally and in writing. Assigned hours within your shift, starting time, or days of work are subject to change based on departmental and/or organizational needs. KEY TO FREQUENCY CODES: R = Rarely (less than 0.5 hours per day) F = Frequently (2.6 - 5.5 hours per day) C = Continually (5.6 - 8.0 hours per day) N/A = Not Applicable O = Occasionally (0.6 - 2.5 hours per day) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sitting __F___ Balancing __F___ Stationary Standing __F___ Reaching Overhead __O__ Walking __F___ Grasping __F___ Ability to be Mobile __C__ Keyboarding __F___ Crouching __O__ Pinching __O__ Kneeling/Crawling __O__ Twisting __O__ Pushing: __O__ Lifting: __F___ Maximum Weight: _35 lb_____ Maximum Weight: _35 lb_____ Stooping __F___ Climbing __F___ Turning/Pivoting __F___ Other Physical: ____________________________________________________________ SENSORY REQUIREMENTS Talking in Person __F___ Hearing in Person __F___ Talking on Telephone __F___ Hearing on Telephone __F___ Other Sensory: ___________________________________________________________ ENVIRONMENTAL SETTINGS Safety (e.g., clothing, safety equipment): __F___ Exposures (e.g., fumes, chemicals, vibrations, humidity, temperature, dust, noise, etc.): __F___ Operation of heavy equipment, tools, vehicles: __R___ Required hygiene standards (e.g. food handling, contaminated and/or sterile equipment): __F___ Blood-borne Pathogen/Hep B Risk: YES Air-borne Pathogen Risk: YES Other Environmental: __________________________________________________ DISCLAIMER STATEMENTS The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of principle responsibilities and duties performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the job-related responsibilities and duties that incumbents may perform. Incumbents will be required to perform any other job-related duties required by their supervisor. All responsibilities and duties listed in this description are essential functions. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job, incumbents will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Additional unit and/or age-specific knowledge, skills or abilities will need to be demonstrated based on specific competencies maintained in each department. This organization s an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, age, sex, national origin, creed, or qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.
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