Days RN Job Description

Days RN Job Description

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Days RN provides leadership, direction, centralized oversight for post-acute continuum and alignment of post-acute continuum strategies for Mercy ACO.

Days RN Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Evaluates and monitors patient's response to therapeutic regimen as an ongoing process and addresses findings appropriately findings appropriately
Evaluates and monitors the quality of assigned patients' care
Updates / revises plan of care based on the effectiveness of interventions and patients' change in status as recognized in ongoing patient assessments/reassessment
Evaluates learning needs of patient and family and provides age-specific and culturally appropriate education
Assess and develops a plan of care through interviews of patient and primary caregivers/family, performs a physical assessment, integrates physical assessment with previous health and psychosocial history
Provides case management and documents skilled care, treatments and diagnostic procedures according to the physician’s plan of treatment and nursing care standards
Demonstrates responsibility for primary nursing management of assigned patients’ communicates with intra/interagency personnel to provide continuity of care
Completes and documents initial evaluation of assigned patients
Assesses patient status and skilled nursing needs on admission and each subsequent visit
Maintains complete organized current clinical records on all assigned patients

Days RN Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Days RN

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, BCLS, BLS, ACLS, STABLE, NRP, CRRN, PALS, JPS, NIH

Education for Days RN

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Employers hiring for the days RN job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Education, Patient Care, Teaching, Associates, Graduate, Nursing Program, Professional Development, Reading, Networking

Skills for Days RN

Desired skills for days RN include:

Appreciation for legal and ethical aspects of charting
Reflecting Nursing Intervention and Patient Response
Adult learning methods
CMS CAHPS requirements
Clinical and nonclinical acute hospital operations and continuum of care pre/post-acute services
How to best integrate with clinical care
Patient Experience best practices
Statistical concepts
Survey process

Desired experience for days RN includes:

Experience utilizing the Patient Assessment Instrument (IRF-PAI) preferred
Minimum of 1 year of Critical Care/ICU experience required to qualify for the sign-on bonus
2 years previous experience in Cardiac Telemetry preferred
Must have a minimum of one year experience as an RN in a high acuity PCU or critical care unit
Years in experience desired specialty

Days RN Examples


Days RN Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of days RN. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for days RN
  • Utilizes knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, JCAHO, OSHA, & NHPCO regulations pertaining to Home Health/Hospice
  • Willing to cross train and provide nursing care to Home Health patients upon departmental need
  • Demonstrates understanding of Hospice program and philosophy and standards of care
  • Manages assignments with productivity targeted at 5 pt
  • Must maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Administers medications as ordered
  • Monitor staff & residents throughout shift
  • Ensure the safety of residents by ensuring that precautions are being followed as written by physician
  • Ensure that daily schedule is being followed as outlined
  • Attend unit shift report
Qualifications for days RN
  • Must have good assessment, communication and documentation skills
  • TNCC is recommended
  • Prior work experience in like or related position may be helpful
  • Must be able to obtain an AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Experience in Critical Care required.Recent experience in Perioperative Nursing preferred
  • Certified registered nurse

Days RN Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of days RN. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for days RN
  • Performs duties related to patient prep and recovery
  • Performs Stress tests
  • Performs Pacemaker follow-up checks
  • Provides proper placement of holter and event monitors and instructions to patients
  • Responsible for scanning holters and processing event monitor results
  • Acts as liaison between nursing and the Heart Center
  • Completes all required paperwork in a timely and accurate manner
  • Rotates on call and standby with other RNs
  • Ensures hand hygiene standards are observed and applied
  • Facilitates and coordinates all non high risk discharges and planning issues
Qualifications for days RN
  • A BSN or MSN is preferred
  • Graduate of an AD, Baccalaureate, or diploma nursing program (BSN or higher degree preferred)
  • Minimum 2 years of recent clinical experience in acute critical care nursing department
  • Requires an associate's degree and is certified as a registered nurse
  • 1+ years recent acute Med/Surg experience
  • Previous experience in behavioral health preferred

Days RN Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a days RN. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for days RN
  • Communicates nursing interventions, expected outcomes and the time frames fir expected completion to other members of the hospital health care team
  • Functions as a resource to the health care team members in planning for patient’s discharge
  • Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment
  • Observes residents
  • Uses transfer equipment (gait belt, mechanical lifts, slide boards, lift/slip, ) and handling techniques in a manner that makes residents feel safe
  • Uses transfer equipment (gait belt, mechanical lifts, slide boards, lift/slip)
  • One to two years of general nursing experience in an acute care setting
  • Two to three years in the required specialty
  • Transfer care as applicable
  • Delegate tasks according to the state Nurse Practice Act and job descriptions
Qualifications for days RN
  • The employee must have the ability to understand, communicate and react effectively to the unique needs of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients
  • Minimum Associates degree, Preferred Bachelors degree
  • One year work experience in Critical Care, Cath Lab, ER or OR preferred
  • ACLS required within 6 months of employment on PCCU, new grads have up to 6 months after completing department orientation
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, or an ADN with 1 year of RN experience
  • NRP required or must be obtained within 12 months from date of hire

Days RN Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a days RN. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for days RN
  • TNCC (Trauma Nurse Core Course) – within the first 18 months of hire
  • CPI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) – within the first three months of hire
  • ACLS from AHA
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), chemotherapy certification, NIHSS, 12 lead EKG experience may be required on some units and can be obtained post hire
  • Current RN License (Texas or Multi-state)
  • Perform duties outlined in patient's plan of care
  • Ventilator and Tracheotomy care (training provided)
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Report and document any changes
Qualifications for days RN
  • Telemetry unit – ACLS within 2 years
  • Related long term care/assisted living experience preferred
  • Current RN licensure from the State of Oklahoma
  • ACLS required within 6 months of hiring
  • NRP required within 6 months of hiring
  • Completion of Basic AWHONN Fetal Heart Monitoring Program before orientation completion

Days RN Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of days RN. 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 days RN
  • Previous clinical nursing experience in ICU desired
  • BLS certification thru the American Heart Association
  • ACLS certification thru the American Heart Association within 90 days of employment
  • One (1) year nursingexperience in a longtermacute care facility preferred
  • Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)/Registered Nurse (RN) License in the state in which the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)/Registered Nurse (RN) practices
  • One year prior Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)/Registered Nurse (RN) experience preferred
Qualifications for days RN
  • Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) required within 1 year of hire
  • Techniques for Effective Aggression Management (TEAM-De-Escalation) completed within 6 months of hire
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) are required within 90 days of employment
  • Current North Carolina or compact state Registered Nurse license upon hire
  • Previous clinical nursing experience in Medical/Surgical environment desired
  • Minimum of one year acute care experience in the area of expertise within the past three years preferred

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