Hunt Memorial Hospital District

STAFF RN - PRN Observation 7P

US-TX-Greenville
7 days ago
Job ID
5692
# Positions
1
Hours/Days
12 hr shift, as needed shifts
Category
Nursing - RN/LVN

Overview

Registered nurse is responsible for collaborating, planning, directing and implementing patients care for all ages. The RN develops and guides patient education and evaluates the process using standards of care.

 

Responsibilities

• Demonstrates an understanding of and adherence to the HMHD Compliance Plan.

• Conduct reflects HMHD’s values and a commitment to HMHD’s Code of Conduct.

• Attends the required corporate integrity and compliance training and education programs.

• Demonstrates proficiency in understanding the materials presented during the corporate integrity and compliance training and education program.

• Complies with all HIPAA standards.

• Establishes a compassionate environment by   providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support to patients, friends and families.   

• Promotes patient's independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient friends and family to understand condition, medications and self-care skills; answering questions.     

• Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following hospital and nursing departments philosophies and standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice acts and other governing agency regulations.

• Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.     

• Maintains department specific certifications per policy.      

• Maintains state Licensure.     

• Demonstrates knowledge of current nursing techniques, skills, principles and the nursing process and utilizes this knowledge when caring for patients of all ages.     

• Refers to policy and procedures when appropriate.     

• Administers medications with awareness of indications, contraindications, major actions, dosages, methods of administration and major side effects.     

• Perform shift assessment/reassessment per policy. 

• Responds appropriately to serious or life threatening emergencies, and communicates effectively with the health care team.     

• Provide input into plan of care.

• Evaluates patients' response to care and revises plan of care appropriately.

• Schedules and completes tasks with minimal supervision and in a timely manner.     

• Knows and follows chain of command and maintains confidentiality of information.

• Required documentation specific to Registered   Nurse includes the RN ADMISSION ASSESSMENT, completed within 24hrs of a all patient admissions to an inpatient unit (ICU, TELEMETRY WEST, TELEMETRY   EAST/OBSERVATION, SURGICAL 4W, ACUTE REHAB UNIT).

• Registered Nurses are required to administer specific IV medications per policy.      

• Registered Nurses are required to "check   off" blood and blood products and initiate transfusions per policy, then able to delegate to an LVN.

• Performs and documents reassessments per policy.

•Responds appropriately to serious and/or life threatening emergencies and communicates effectively to healthcare team.

• Develop nursing plan of care, prioritizing identified problems and needs.

• Evaluates patients' response to care and revises plan of care accordingly.

Qualifications

• Minimum Work Experience:  None

• Required Licenses/Certifications:  Current RN licensure with the State of Texas, Appropriate CPR

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