Nurse, Staff Job Description

Nurse, Staff Job Description

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Nurse, staff provides leadership in the application of the Infection Control Plan that will consist of effective infection prevention and control practices that are specific to the practice setting, the population served, and the continuum of care.

Nurse, Staff Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Provide pre, intra- and post procedure nursing care (assessment, monitoring, intervention and education) related to diagnostic and therapeutic adult cardiac catheterization procedures including (but not limited to) angioplasty, coronary stents, balloon valvoplasty, Swan Ganz/right heart cath, and pericardiocentesis
Transport patient to/from pre-post recovery and/or inpatient unit
Administer intravenous and oral medications to patients
Operate physiologic recorder and printer to monitor electrocardiogram and hemodynamic data
Actively monitor patient during EP procedures (vitals, etc)
Ensure adequate levels of all supplies are available in all procedural room(s)
Apply nursing theory to the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and evaluation of patient responses to health, illness, and procedure
Positively collaborate and coordinate the continuum of care within a multi-disciplinary team and across divisions/units
Perform patient care according to patient priority (includes interventions identified through nursing diagnoses), and departmental, divisional, and/or unit policies, procedures, and protocols to maintain safe environment for patients, visitors and staff
Precept new staff at the direction of the Procedural Nurse Manager and/or Procedural Clinical Practice Leader

Nurse, Staff Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Nurse, Staff

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ACLS, BLS, PALS, PEARS, BCLS, AHA, CCRN, IBCLC, CPR, CEPS

Education for Nurse, Staff

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the nurse, staff job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Nursing, Associates, Health, Science, Healthcare, Patient Care, English, Computer, Health Care, Therapy

Skills for Nurse, Staff

Desired skills for nurse, staff include:

Infection control principles and practices
Core measures that directly affect patient outcomes
Computer applications necessary to function in an ambulatory setting
Critical care nursing
Critical care settings
Facility practice guidelines and state/federal regulations
HIPAA
JCAHO
MS Office Suite
MS Outlook

Desired experience for nurse, staff includes:

Ambulatory nursing care experience is desired
Dermatology nursing care experience is desired
Previous experience as a monitor for procedural sedation is required
Previous RN experience with infusions is desired
Demonstrate acceptance of responsibility
May be required to train and provide cross-coverage for Electrophysiology (EP) and CPRU services

Nurse, Staff Examples

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Nurse, Staff Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a nurse, staff. 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 nurse, staff
  • Communicates effectively and compassionately with patient, family, and health care team about Goals of Care
  • Able to work with a multidisciplinary team, including Physicians, ARNP’s, PA’s, (LIPs) social workers, chaplain, and other health care workers to develop a plan of care associated with complex health care states or End-of-Life (EOL)
  • Demonstrates critical thinking in assessing, and managing pain and symptoms associated with serious illness or EOL, utilizing all available team members with awareness and knowledge of treatment options and resources available
  • Provides care for patients in Nurse Care, Travel and Allergy, Immunizations, Nurseline and Triage and support for providers as needed
  • Applies theoretical concepts as a basis for nursing practice
  • Integrates new theoretical concepts
  • Identifies incongruencies and refines own belief system
  • Applies relevant theories in practice
  • Shares and interprets theoretical information with colleagues
  • Uses the framework of the nursing process to develop individualized care plans as relevant
Qualifications for nurse, staff
  • 3 years direct nursing care experience in Adult Cardiac Cath Lab, EP Lab, CVICU, Telemetry and/or Operating Room
  • If Baccalaureate degree in Nursing is not yet obtained, active enrollment in a BSN program
  • Must possess the degree of total body strength and flexibility necessary to move equipment and assist and transport patients
  • Must be able to assist patients with limited mobility or those requiring total care
  • Must be able to reach items on the floor and to reach objects overhead and across a stretcher
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 45 lbs to a height of 3 feet above ground level
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Nurse, Staff Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a nurse, staff. 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 nurse, staff
  • Maintains skills/competency related to special equipment, medications, and procedures common to the patient population of the unit/division
  • Evaluates patient's response to multidisciplinary care
  • Uses evaluation data to revise and implement change
  • Incorporates the principles of Service Leadership to ensure positive patient/customer relations
  • Practices within legal boundaries of the Nurse Practice Act
  • Commits to ongoing learning to maintain and expand own knowledge
  • Remains calm and constructive in conflict situations
  • Provides recognition and support for colleagues
  • Monday through Friday
  • Assesses the patient's and family's physical, psychosocial, environmental, safety and developmental needs
Qualifications for nurse, staff
  • One (1) year EKG experience required
  • Conscious sedation experience and ACLS experience preferred
  • Able to start IV's, assist with procedures and monitor sedated patients
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in oncology/Medical/Surgical/ICU or hospice nursing
  • Commitment to ongoing self-development and learning
  • A Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing or Masters Degree in Nursing is preferred
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Nurse, Staff Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a nurse, staff. 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 nurse, staff
  • Oversees the daily assignments/schedule
  • Reads report daily and responds to needs appropriately for patient care needs
  • Take and communicate new orders to nursing staff
  • Enter new orders, labs, or changes in the computer system
  • Oversee IDT meetings
  • Communicate to staff changes in operation/policies
  • Oversee staff competencies and tracking
  • Consistently completes assigned responsibilities in required time frame and accepts additional duties and responsibilities as requested by Unit Director
  • Explains procedures & treatments to patient/family to alleviate fear and anxiety and to gain trust, cooperation and understanding
  • Determine a plan of care according to each patient's individual need and incorporates family members into the plan of care
Qualifications for nurse, staff
  • Minimum 1 year of recent (within the last 24 months of pediatric expereince) or a clinical rotation (within the last 24 months) within pediatrics
  • If Baccalaureate degree in Nursing is not yet obtained, active enrollment in a BSN program is desired
  • Knowledge of the common pediatric rheumatic diseases
  • Minimum of one year RN experience in Pediatrics, ICU, Intermediate Care or completion of an ICU Clinical rotation
  • ACLS trained
  • Diagnostic Imaging/Angiography
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Nurse, Staff Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a nurse, staff. 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 nurse, staff
  • Collaborate and integrate information from patient and family into multidisciplinary patient care plan and evaluate responses
  • Develop, coordinate and implement transfer/discharge planning
  • Responsible and accountable for the provision of care for patients
  • Evaluate the quality of nursing care provided by other staff members
  • Responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of an interdisciplinary CareMap
  • Participate in ongoing strategic planning process
  • Develop and implement health education teaching plan
  • Evaluate and document effectiveness of patient/family teaching
  • Serve as clinical teaching assistant for senior level nursing and health care students
  • Apply quality improvement principles to improve patient outcomes
Qualifications for nurse, staff
  • Current Iowa driver’s license plus ability to meet UI Fleet Services safety standards
  • 3 years experience providing direct nursing care in outpatient Cardiovascular clinic, Adult Cardiac Cath Lab or Telemetry/CVICU unit preferred) within past 6 months
  • EKG monitor interpretation, recognition of pressure waveforms, knowledge of sterile techniques and comprehensive knowledge of the cardiovascular system
  • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing or Master’s Degree in Nursing is preferred and highly desired
  • Recent (within the last 3 years) RN Mother/Baby, Pediatric, or Gynecology experience or recent (within the last 24 months) completion of a mother baby internship is required
  • Licensed to practice nursing in the State of New Jersey
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Nurse, Staff Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of nurse, staff. 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 nurse, staff
  • Complete the Operation Record and the SOS form
  • Communicate with chairperson regarding goal attainment, donor flow, problems, and site issues
  • Serve as a resource to all registered nurses, donor collection assistants, BCSS and volunteers for medical questions, vein selection, customer service
  • Assure that donors receive proper medical care/transportation to hospital as needed after injury/reactions
  • Assure that volunteers, BCSS and other collection staff perform their duties efficiently, effectively and professionally
  • Communicate with Operational Link Office regarding hourly SOS calls, site, equipment or other issues
  • Proactive in attaining collection goal
  • In charge of autologous collections in hospitals and donor centers as assigned
  • In charge of mobiles/donor centers while Senior Managers – Operations are on PTO
  • Oversee special collections and/or emergency blood needs per local operating procedures/directives
Qualifications for nurse, staff
  • One (1) year Charge Nurse experience preferred
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing with a license to practice in the State of New Jersey as a Registered Nurse (RN required)
  • Must have at least two (2) years of OB-GYN nursing experience, including MFM ambulatory care experience and GYN phone triage experience required
  • Ability to function in a team environment is required
  • Completion of medical interpreter training course preferred
  • Previous experience performing Utilization Reviews in a RN capacity is required

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