Working in conjunction with the Maternal Child manager and Clinical Care Supervisors, the RN assesses, plans, implements and collaborates with other departments to ensure excellence in patient and family care, reflective of CCH mission, vision and values. The RN will integrate departmental goals for improvement across the care continuum. He/She may coordinate and delegate unit and patient care activities, as appropriate, to other health care providers. The RN practices within the framework of the Wyoming Nurse Practice Act, American Nurses Association professional standards, National Patient Safety Goals, and Association of Women’s and Obstetrical and Neonatal Nursing Care Standards.
PRIMARY JOB DUTIES
Performs patient assessment and documents in patient record.
Develops an age appropriate plan of care, which addresses physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs, in collaboration with other members of the health care team.
Implements the plan of care, delegates appropriately and ensures documentation of interventions.
Evaluates progress towards desired outcomes, revises plan of care and intervenes as necessary.
Educates patient and families regarding current health status, plan of care, and anticipated outcomes.
Provides service excellence to all customers.
Demonstrates efficient time management and prioritization skills.
Maintains professional standards related to clinical practice, staffing and continuing education.
Practices fiscal responsibility and accountability.
Actively participates in hospital committees, CQI teams, and Quality Improvement Program.
Maintains a clean and safe environment.
May be required to work on other nursing units according to distribution of staff and patients.
Complies with the hospital’s Corporate Compliance Program including, but not limited to, the Code of Conduct, laws and regulations, and hospital policies and procedures.
Must be free from governmental sanctions involving health care and/or financial practices.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Requires shift work.
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing.
Experience: Experience in critical care preferred.
Essential Technical/Motor Skills: Hand/eye coordination in order to give injections, draw blood, start IVs, use computer, etc. Speaking clearly to communicate with patients, families, physicians and staff regarding patient condition and care.
Interpersonal Skills: Ability to develop positive interaction with patients, patient families, physicians and staff in order to effectively care for the patients.
Essential Physical Requirements: Ability to lift and/or maneuver objects weighing 40 pounds or less in the assessment and implementation of patient care. Requires shift work.
Essential Mental Abilities: Must be able to assess a patient’s condition, formulate a plan of care, select appropriate interventions, evaluate the patient response to care/treatment and to explain/teach patients about their condition/recovery. Requires higher level of mental faculties accompanied by short- and long-term memory. Ability to function in stressful situations.
Essential Sensory Requirements: Corrected vision, hearing to normal range.
Exposure to Hazards: OSHA CATEGORY 1, TASKS THAT INVOLVE EXPOSURE TO BLOOD, BODY FLUIDS, OR TISSUES. All procedures or job-related tasks that involve an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or potential for spills or splashes of them, are Category I Tasks. Use of appropriate protective measures is required for every employee engaged in Category I Tasks.
Hours of Work: Rotating 12-hour shifts, holidays and weekends
Employees working in healthcare facilities have the potential to be exposed to hazardous materials including: Hazardous Chemicals/Drugs, Waste Anesthetic Gases, Radiation, Latex, Biological Hazards, Respiratory Hazards and Ergonomic Hazards. See Hazardous Materials in the Workplace Policy.
Internal Number: 2076
About Campbell County Health
Campbell County Health is located in Gillette, Wyoming. Its facilities include Campbell County Memorial Hospital, a 90-bed acute care, community hospital; Campbell County Medical Group with nearly 20 clinics; The Legacy Living & Rehabilitation Center long-term care center and the Powder River Surgery Center. We are certified as an Area Trauma Hospital by the State of Wyoming. With nearly 80 physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners in over 20 specialties, Campbell County Health has been nationally recognized for exceptional clinic quality, patient safety and service.