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Nurse - Staff (RN)- Nursery

Employer
Drew Memorial Hospital
Location
Monticello, Arkansas
Closing date
Aug 7, 2022

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Discipline
Registered Nurse (RN)
Specialty
Nursery
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Work Setting
Hospital / Medical Center
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Job Description
Job Summary

In accordance with our mission and core values,
the registered nurse will perform direct and indirect care requiring
specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skills based on the application
of the nursing process. The RN uses assessment skills to ensure multidisciplinary
patient care and teamwork to meet established practice guidelines, unit
specific policies, and regulatory standards. Must possess effective decision making,
assessment, and critical thinking skills. Responsible for the direction and
supervision of personnel assigned to her/him.

Role and
Responsibilities

1. PATIENT ASSESSMENT

2. MAINTAINING PLAN OF
CARE

3. MAINTAINING
PATIENT TREATMENTS

4. TEACHING

5. LEADERSHIP

6. UNIT-SPECIFIC
COMPETENCIES

Provides care to patient population utilizing research
findings and evidenced based practice.

Unit required certifications must be obtained
within six months of hire.

Meets all unit-specific yearly skill
requirements within acceptable time frame.

Assumes role of Charge Nurse as assigned, when
oriented

Floats to like units, as assigned

7. PHYSICAL
REQUIREMENTS

This position may require physical activities
such as balancing, climbing, crawling, crouching, grasping, kneeling,
lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching, standing, stooping, and use of fingers
and repetitive movements. An individual in this position may be
required to carry or lift weight of up to 50 lbs. and push/pull 100-150
lbs. The sensory and communicative activities required for this
position include feeling, hearing, seeing, smelling, and speaking.
Individuals in this position could possibly be exposed to inside/outside
environmental conditions, blood borne pathogens and body fluids, chemical
hazards, respiratory hazards and radiological hazards.

8. SAFETY

Incumbent must be attentive at all times
to their own personal safety, as well as the safety of patients, their
families, visitors and employees of Drew Memorial Health System. Hazardous
and/or potentially hazardous conditions are to be immediately reported to a
member of management. In accordance with Act 593, this position is considered
a Safety Sensitive Position, as it requires the incumbent to work with
confidential information or documents that may pertain to criminal
investigations. Performing life-threatening procedures, working with
confidential information or documents pertaining to criminal investigations,
or Working with hazardous or flammable materials, controlled substances,
food, or medicine.

Qualifications and
Education Requirements

Must be able to navigate effectively
within the CPSI EMR charting system

Graduate from an Accredited School of
Nursing

Current Unencumbered Arkansas License

Current knowledge of new trends and
techniques in nursing.

Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare
Providers Certification
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