Clinical Nurse, / Registered Nurse Job Description

Clinical Nurse, / Registered Nurse Job Description

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Clinical nurse, / registered nurse provides assessment, nursing care, and/or appropriate medical referral for critical care needs of patients who are participating in COR-12 to ensure optimal patient care.

Clinical Nurse, / Registered Nurse Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

IV placement skills
Organizing study environment and prepping for studies
Will need to work in a group setting
Provide consultation and informational presentations regarding end of life care and home health
Coordinate closely with Account Representative to build referral volumes in assigned accounts and develop opportunities for educational outreach that will enhance service awareness and access
Provide care to adult and geriatric patients
Provide patient care with clinical expertise in the specialized Cardiac Device Clinic
Review results from diagnostic studies such as lab work, EKG's and X-rays
Perform client assessments and ensure continuity of nursing care
Ensures timely and accurate communication and documentation of appropriate care

Clinical Nurse, / Registered Nurse Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Clinical Nurse, / Registered Nurse

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, ICD10, BLS, AHA, VHA, ACLS, LEAD, CNL, CDN, CNN

Education for Clinical Nurse, / Registered Nurse

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the clinical nurse, / registered nurse job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Nursing, Education, Graduate, Science, Department of Education, School of Nursing, Nursing Program, Nursing Education, Associates, Healthcare

Skills for Clinical Nurse, / Registered Nurse

Desired skills for clinical nurse, / registered nurse include:

Education and marketing for the Chest Pain
Stroke call
Assess and provide post-operation patient care to ensure best practices are followed
Code
Chart abstraction
Tools and responses to ensure optimal patient care
Surgery specialties and how to prepare
Electrophysiology and cardiac cath lab procedures and best practices
Processes and procedures to follow during a rapid response
Critical care techniques

Desired experience for clinical nurse, / registered nurse includes:

This position primarily works in an lab environment
Minimum of five years of experience in a hospital setting working with physicians and staff involved in patient care
Bachelors of Science in Nursing required or in progress
Promotion of patient, family and/or caregiver in the return to optimal physical and mental health through support and education
Counseling of clinical staff
Promotes a safe and efficient working environment for all staff

Clinical Nurse, / Registered Nurse Examples

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Clinical Nurse, / Registered Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a clinical nurse, / registered nurse. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for clinical nurse, / registered nurse
  • Supervision of clinical team, including RN’s, LPN’s and HHA’s
  • Maintain and build existing referral base relationships by serving as a resource for education and information
  • Evaluate referrals received on hospitalized patient from a variety of care settings for appropriateness for Home Health and Hospice, establishing an interdisciplinary plan of care
  • Assess and evaluate patient needs as appropriate
  • Participate, when appropriate, in health care facility care conferences regarding specific patient consult requests
  • Be able to facilitate the initiation of an Infusion referral and other complex Home Health and Hospice referrals as needed
  • Coordinate discharge planning for Home Health and Hospice patients who have been admitted to the hospital and act as a liaison to Ministry staff for smooth transition
  • Accept referrals from hospital discharge planner after they have identified the type of home service needed and coordinate incoming referrals with the Ministry office when completed
  • Administer Medical Assistant training and regular competency testing
  • Develop, organize and direct the training and continuing education of clinical support staff
Qualifications for clinical nurse, / registered nurse
  • Strong clinical skills OASIS experience strongly preferred
  • Experience in a practice setting is highly preferred
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing with Associates Degree in Nursing
  • Registered Nurse Licensure from Kansas State board of Nursing required upon hire
  • A minimum of three years nursing experience in hospital environment
  • One year (1+ year) RN experience required
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Clinical Nurse, / Registered Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of clinical nurse, / registered nurse. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for clinical nurse, / registered nurse
  • Ensure that clinics and care are in compliance with all state and regulatory agencies
  • Communicate revisions and/or new information to clinic personnel in a timely manner
  • Ensure that Infection Control/Exposure Plans are understood and followed by staff
  • Ensure that clinical policies and procedures are formulated, standardized and distributed to all clinics
  • Demonstrated excellent team working skills with ability to work using own initiative
  • Evidence of further education including post-graduate certification / diploma / continuous professional development in a relevant area
  • Cardiology experience preferred (Preferred)
  • Serve as a clinical role model, teacher and coach
  • Assess, develop and implement a wide variety of clinical education activities in your specialty area
  • Participate in the evaluation and ongoing delivery of the educational programs
Qualifications for clinical nurse, / registered nurse
  • Outpatient oncology RN experience is preferred
  • Current Michigan RN license with minimum of 5 years current staff nursing experience (within the last 5 years)
  • Current Michigan Paramedic license
  • At least 1 years of recent critical care/ICU required within the last 5 years
  • Must receive and maintain approval to practice advanced skills from department medical director to provide critical care transports
  • Demonstrated outstanding interpersonal skills as evidenced by feedback from others/evaluation and
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Clinical Nurse, / Registered Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of clinical nurse, / registered nurse. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for clinical nurse, / registered nurse
  • Core functions include daily assessment of patient care needs to determine the most appropriate use of expertise in clinical coordination, patient and staff education, attention to systems issues that require intervention, and quality and performance measures
  • Provide obstetric analgesic anesthesia support to patients admitted to Labor and Delivery
  • Serve as an integral member of the clinical trials team and provide oversight of clinical trials nursing practice across service lines and departments
  • Ensure the delivery of safe, ethical, high quality nursing care for research patients during pre-treatment, treatment and post-treatment phases of care
  • Collaborate with Nursing, Medical and Research Administration leadership to ensure adequate resources for research studies
  • Ensures compliance with regulatory, institutional and external agencies, and the implementation of standards for research protocols
  • Serves as an expert resource to internal and external contacts related to clinical research
  • Prepare patient for procedure, circulate and assist intra-procedure, complete recovery of patient post procedure, complete discharge and education of patient and appropriate patient support
  • Assess patient condition pre, intra and post procedure and initiate appropriate nursing and/or medical care in accordance with established guidelines and evidence-based practice
  • Educate patients and families according to assessed needs and act as a liaison between members of the health care team, the patient and the patient's family
Qualifications for clinical nurse, / registered nurse
  • Minimum of two years experience in area of research specialty required
  • Provide a safe environment for the patient and other caregivers
  • Demonstrate knowledge and use of unit-specific equipment and appropriate supplies used for the highest quality of patient care
  • Maintain professional standards by participating in mandatory in-services and hospital/departmental requirements
  • Promote and demonstrate excellence in customer service
  • Registered Nurse state of Michigan
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Clinical Nurse, / Registered Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of clinical nurse, / registered nurse. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for clinical nurse, / registered nurse
  • Participate in quality assessment and quality intervention of Health Services
  • Administer injections and chemotherapy, and monitor patients' during/post administration
  • Access central lines/ ports, initiate IV access
  • Draw lab specimens peripherally or via central line
  • Complete all appropriate medical record documentation requirements
  • Assist with Hypersensitivity Reactions
  • Must adhere to all safety protocols including wearing proper PPE
  • Accepts assignments and instruction for daily tasks per the Charge Nurse, works as a positive team player
  • In addition the CNS will also participates in the California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative (CPQCC)data collection/reporting and oversee the High Risk Infant Clinic
  • Establish long-term relationships with patients and families as you help them navigate their disease and treatment
Qualifications for clinical nurse, / registered nurse
  • Minimum of 1 year practice as a registered nurse
  • Prior experience in endoscopy, pre-op, PACU or outpatient surgery
  • Ability to act independently member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Proficient at multitasking and flexibility with daily assignments
  • Demonstrates ability to utilize and document within the electronic medical record
  • Implementation and monitoring of JCAHO standards and Policy/Procedures related to pain management
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Clinical Nurse, / Registered Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of clinical nurse, / registered nurse. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for clinical nurse, / registered nurse
  • Act as primary point of contact for patients/caregivers to provide education, triage and symptom management, in-person and on the phone
  • Coordinate care within our SCCA/UWMC facility with outside healthcare facilities
  • Monitor the health status of complex patients and collaborate with multidisciplinary care teams to provide the highest and safest level of care
  • Be responsible for identifying and establishing standards and best practices for all elements of the education and programs in which he/she is responsible for
  • Plans, develops, assesses and evaluates care provided to patients in areas such as acute care, primary care, and care transitions
  • Implements strategies to achieve and ensure patient follow-up according to clinical strategic measures/outcomes
  • Conducts in-depth interviews with patients and/or family
  • Participates in policy formation, long-range planning and policy-making for department
  • Interprets regulations, health plan benefits, policies and procedures for patients, physicians, medical office staff, contract providers and outside agencies
  • Act as a patient advocate and liaison between the patient and community service agencies
Qualifications for clinical nurse, / registered nurse
  • Rounding on patients with epidurals and PCA with goal of monitoring compliance with assessments/policy/troubleshooting issues and staff education and mentoring
  • Collaborating with staff nurses to assess pain in complex patients, evaluate pain care plan and mentor in providing excellent pain management
  • Providing and developing education to staff
  • Coaching and guiding nursing staff with goal of providing excellent pain management to patients
  • Collaborate with physicians in improving pain management for our inpatient population
  • Design, implement and measure safe, cost effective evidence-based care strategies related to management of pain

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