Graduate Nurse Job Description

Graduate Nurse Job Description

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Graduate nurse provides age-specific care to patients served, including knowledge of the principles of growth and development and psychosocial characteristics and interventions for the populations served in the department.

Graduate Nurse Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective graduate nurse job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included graduate nurse job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Assesses patient/family needs in relation to presenting complaint, care condition and education and reassess periodically
Provides rapid and precise triage evaluation of all persons presenting for treatment under the guidance of a preceptor
Documents in the medical record the patient status and the patient/family response to treatment through the health/illness continuum
Charges appropriate levels for revenue control
Assesses and documents patient status at the time of transfer to or from another unit within the hospital facilities
Communicates patient status to team members and physicians, using data in relation to problem/diagnosis
Cooperates with co-workers, peers in a courteous manner assisting when needed
Demonstrates knowledge and ability to use proper channels of communication
Follows direction, accepts constructive feedback from RN staff
Proper telephone etiquette at all times

Graduate Nurse Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Graduate Nurse

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, BLS, AHA, CRRN, BSN, ADD, PALS, ACLS, NRP, CNOR

Education for Graduate Nurse

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Graduate Nurse

Desired skills for graduate nurse include:

Interventions for age-specific requirements of the assigned unit
Principles of growth and development
Psychosocial characteristics
Nurse Practice Act
Adaptability and change Management
Customer service
Skill in interpersonal relations
Demonstrating interest
Participating in unit-based journal clubs

Desired experience for graduate nurse includes:

Adheres to department/hospital policies and procedures
Evaluates patient's response to specific interventions and revises the plan of care accordingly or notifies the appropriate member of the interdisciplinary team
Implements specific intervention, treatments and medications as defined in the medical or nursing plan of care, to meet patient's needs
Interacts with customers/guests in a considerate, courteous manner
Identifies and responds to customer/guests wants and/or needs in a timely manner
Follows established safety practices

Graduate Nurse Examples


Graduate Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a graduate nurse. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for graduate nurse
  • Works effectively under stress/pressure expresses frustrations in appropriate manner and place
  • Participates in performance improvement opportunities in relation to the communities served (patients, families, physicians, mission, and organizational strategies)
  • Responsible for own professional growth and development
  • Assist in general housekeeping duties for the department
  • Attends all mandatory hospital in-services before evaluation time
  • Communicates staff concerns/suggestions to Lead Charge Nurse/Manager
  • Completes net-learning program
  • This Hospital Services Group Covers several hospitals (Sentara Albemarle, Sentara Careplex, Sentara Williamsburg, Sentara Obici, and BonSecours Mary Immaculate) MUST be able to work at all hospitals supported within the program, as this is a requirement
  • Develop and implement a plan of care and demonstrate leadership to ensure all patient/family needs are met
  • Promote effective working relationships and work cooperatively as part of the department team to facilitate the department's ability to meet its goal and objectives
Qualifications for graduate nurse
  • Graduate of a Maryland Board of Nursing approved Registered Nurse education program
  • Upcoming graduation from an approved nursing program this semester
  • Working full-time hours for approximately 12-weeks during orientation
  • Eligibility for Missouri and/or Kansas State RN Licensure
  • Other certifications may be required within 6 months of hire depending upon the unit
  • Ventilator (Complex Care) Unit

Graduate Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a graduate nurse. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for graduate nurse
  • Current Georgia RN license (may apply without license, but must have license prior to licensure deadline)
  • Admits patients to NIC holding unit, performing assessments and completing required documentation per policy
  • Follows established procedures for performing non-invasive cardiac diagnostic testing and cardio versions
  • Notifies proceduralist of findings that warrant attention prior to the procedures
  • Coordinates and contributes to exceptional safe, quality patient care through accurate and timely patient assessments, re-assessments, development of an appropriate plan of care, evaluation of the effectiveness of care and modifies plan of care accordingly as measured by quality audits, observations and core measures
  • Contributes to safe, quality care through accurate and timely processing physician’s orders, performing treatments, administering medication, interpreting/analyzing clinical data, and administering emergency procedures as measured by quality audits, core measures, preventable sentinel/serious events
  • Contributes to exceptional quality and safe patient care by demonstrating competency in clinical nursing skills, procedures/treatments, and critical decision making and maintaining a high level of expertise in professional nursing as measured by quality audits, core measures and preventable sentinel /serious events
  • Contributes to exceptional patient satisfaction by establishing a compassionate patient environment by timely responding to patients' needs, open communication and providing emotional, psychological support to patients, friends and families as measured by patient satisfaction
  • Ensures exceptional physician and employee commitment through collaboration, effective communication and timely and accurate documentation as measured by physician and employee satisfaction and documentation audits
  • Contributes to the achievement of exceptional health care by functioning as a member of the team as measured by active participation in department initiatives, unit meetings, committees and special projects
Qualifications for graduate nurse
  • RN License in the State of Missouri or must obtain within 90 days of your graduation date
  • Must have a current Basic Life Support (CPR) certification through the American Heart Association
  • Graduate of an accredited school in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program
  • Bachelors of Science or greater in Nursing, preferred
  • Proof of current CPR and Hepatitis profile
  • If permitted by state regulations, the New Graduate RN may be employed by the Home Health Agency when approved by the Regional Clinical and Operational Leadership

Graduate Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a graduate 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 graduate nurse
  • Creates a positive patient experience by assisting patients with their activities of daily living including assisting with baths, ambulating, feeding, skin care, personal and oral hygiene and making occupied and unoccupied beds as measured by patient satisfaction quality audits and direct observation
  • Contributes to quality care and safety by assisting and performing procedures such as performing dressing changes, enemas, ostomy care, toileting, turning, cough and deep breathing, catheter care, collection of biological specimens, measuring and recording intake and output of fluids
  • Contributes to exceptional patient satisfaction by establishing a compassionate environment by timely responses to patients' needs, open communication and providing emotional, psychological
  • Contributes to safety and quality care by relaying information via charting and communicating to team members
  • Contributes to achievement of exceptional health care by functioning as a member of the team as measured by active participation in department initiatives, unit meetings, committees and special projects
  • Assist with implementation and monitoring of patient care plans
  • Collaborate with your preceptor to coordinate all disciplines of patient care for well-coordinated patient care
  • Assists in creating plans and provides patient care for the pediatric, adult and geriatric patients in the facility/hospital in accordance with physician orders, DaVita policy and procedures facility/hospital policy and procedures
  • Interacts and communicates with hospital partners in a collaborative, respectful manner, gives pre/post treatment report through appropriate reporting process to hospital primary RN/Staff under the supervision of a registered nurse • Documents patients’ physical assessment, vital signs, treatment reviews and observations in patient medical records and brings issues to the attention of the physician and primary nurse under the supervision of a registered nurse
  • Documents, evaluates and implements dialysis orders under the supervision of a registered nurse • Analyzes patient assessments, dialysis orders, laboratory results and, discusses issues with the overseeing registered nurse and nephrologist
Qualifications for graduate nurse
  • Must be able to take the examination for Registered Nurse Licensure
  • Associate of Science in Nursing required by time of hire
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred BSN required within five years of hire
  • Applications accepted from nursing students during their last semester of school
  • Prior health care work experience preferred
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Graduate Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of graduate 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 graduate nurse
  • Attends Facility/Hospital orientation, homeroom meetings, and mandatory in-services as required • Verifies accurate charges and documentation are submitted in a timely manner
  • Compile and use information related to assignments, analyzing and handling procedures and problems that involve independent judgment and decision making
  • Comply with and maintain contemporary knowledge of the hospital, administrative, safety and human resource policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate self-directed learning and participate in continuing education to ensure professional growth
  • Demonstrate professionalism in interactions with patients, physicians, nursing, staff and other patient care members and co-workers
  • Demonstrate flexibility to assist in achieving safe, effective and efficient staffing and scheduling
  • Assess and re-assess patient condition, observing and recording significant conditions and reactions, detecting deviations from normal, reporting findings and documenting appropriately
  • Assist and advocate appropriate interventions and care planning
  • Initiate a patient education plan, patient care plan &/or clinical pathways, according to the assessed individualized needs of the patient, and as prescribed by physician and hospital policy, including patient and family instruction
  • Respond to life saving situations based upon nursing standards, policies and procedures and protocol
Qualifications for graduate nurse
  • Registered Nurse temporary permit by the state of WI
  • One year of healthcare experience preferred
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from an accredited program
  • At least 1 year of work experience in a Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Occupational Health, Emergency Medicine, Primary Care or Urgent Care health center setting
  • BSN required within five years of hire
  • Must have flexibility of scheduling to complete the requirements of the program

Graduate Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of graduate nurse. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for graduate nurse
  • Under the guidance of a preceptor, delivers competent and compassionate nursing care to assigned patients
  • Assesses patient care needs, establishes priorities and delegates tasks to ancillary support staff as appropriate to unit requirements
  • Provides nursing care in accordance with established standards of care policies and procedures
  • Documents patient information and assessments in a timely manner according to charting guidelines and effectively uses provided technology for patient care delivery and documentation
  • Serves as a patient advocate by communicating clinical concerns in a timely manner to other members of the health care team, seeking assistance as needed
  • Collaborates with other team members to plan and attain patient goals
  • Attends all classes scheduled for the Graduate RN’s over the first year
  • Participates in unit-based in-services as appropriate and successfully completes unit orientations
  • Seeks appropriate resources for problem-solving as needed
  • Initiates, evaluates, and documents interdisciplinary plans of care specific to each patient by creating short and long term goals with the patient
Qualifications for graduate nurse
  • Requires the ability to work designated shift lengths, including 8 and 12 hours, which may include night shifts or occasional irregular hours
  • Has the physical stamina to meet the requirements of this job, including constant movement, frequent bending, stooping and occasional sitting, twisting and squatting
  • Uses appropriate safety transfer techniques, body mechanics and lifting equipment when moving, transporting, patients or equipment in excess of 35 pounds
  • Uses both hands to perform the job duties and hand use requires simple and firm grasping and fine manipulating
  • Constantly communicates with and to patients, families, other care team members and staff about patient care
  • Must be able to visually observe (at a near visual acuity level) to assess patients and document findings and orders

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