Per Diem RN Job Description

Per Diem RN Job Description

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Per diem RN provides patient care in a safe, effective and age appropriate manner that meets scope of practice and standards of nursing practice.

Per Diem RN Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Responds to routine, urgent and emergent patient issues
Applies Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE) scoring system basic and advanced features of the eCareMANAGER System to enhance efficiency in assessment and documentation
Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit; coordinates care planning with other disciplines
Performs an assessment of all assigned patients, prior to therapy ongoing assessment during treatment
The Registered Nurse in PACU is responsible for providing direct patient care while demonstrating knowledge and competency in his/her professional practice
Completion of all required documentation is essential
In this role, the successful candidate The Registered Professional Staff Nurse (RN) assumes responsibility for nursing care and outcomes for a group of patients for a designated time frame and provides care to these patients via the nursing process in collaboration with other members of the Health Team
Adheres to the HealthAlliance Hospital Code of Conduct and Behavior Standards
Maintains, and fosters, a clean, safe work environment
Recognizes and supports the autonomy and dignity of all elders

Per Diem RN Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Per Diem RN

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, CPR, ACLS, PALS, BCLS, CRRN, TNCC, ENPC, PAL, CNOR

Education for Per Diem RN

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the per diem RN job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, School of Nursing, Graduate, Education, Science, Associates, Patient Care, Medical, Technical, English

Skills for Per Diem RN

Desired skills for per diem RN include:

Advocacy for patient rights
Compliance with nursing policies and procedures
Compliance with pertinent health care laws
Practice standards
Restraint protocol and safe management of the patient in restraints
Community resources
Medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition
Nursing process and its application
Cardiac monitoring
Appreciation for legal and ethical aspects of charting

Desired experience for per diem RN includes:

Professional & Excellent Communicator
Past experience with EMR and computer skills
Minimum three (3) years recent adult critical care experience, required
A.D.N degree from accredited school of nursing required
CT CPRPALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support – AHA
Two (2) years PICU acute care experience

Per Diem RN Examples

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Per Diem RN Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of per diem RN. 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 per diem RN
  • Obtains an update on each elder from the elder assistant each shift
  • Document clinical assessments, ensuring that they are elder specific, considering the primary diagnosis and specific risks
  • Asses for unresolved/untreated pain in each elder
  • Identify any clinical teaching needs of the elder assistants, elder or family
  • Administers medications and treatments according to Massachusetts Nursing Practice
  • Collaborates on the data gathering of the MDS+
  • Collaborates with the elder assistant to organize the care-planning meeting
  • Monitors care plan compliance
  • Communicate a sense of caring, concern, and dignity for elders
  • Promotes a productive atmosphere, facilitates teamwork and treats fellow employees, residents and families with respect and consideration, is helpful, cooperative and courteous
Qualifications for per diem RN
  • Critical Care, E.R, or Trauma experience is strongly preferred
  • Registered Nurse license in State of PA (Active and in Good Standing)
  • Occupational Health or Emergency Room experience
  • Mechanical ventilator and vasoactive drip management
  • Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP), Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT)
  • One (1) year experience as an RN in a Critical Care area, ICU/CCU, Cath Lab, ED, Radiology
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a per diem 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 per diem RN
  • Assisting in prepping patients for examinations or procedures, assisting with procedures, relaying instructions from the physician to a patient or authorized person, and collecting patient data
  • Administrating medications specifically directed by the physician and performing accurate vital sign measurements and documentation
  • Providing leadership to support staff
  • Educates patient/resident and family/responsible party regarding individual care and needs, safety issues
  • Demonstrates /identifies via appropriate clinical judgement and critical thinking any emergency situations and institutes corrective actions in a calm and efficient manner
  • Demonstrates and has through knowledge and awareness of appropriate medications use following the departments policy on medication administration and takes a multidisciplinary approach to ensure the completeness of the post-anesthesia forms and maintaining communication of any critical assessment to the post-op patient with surgical staff as defined by surgical service policy
  • Completes and documents relevant data such as the post-op assessment, medication reconciliation, reassessment and post pain management & post care discharge
  • Demonstrates the planning and readiness of PACU bays attaining the equipment, supplies, needed for the PACU process and collaborates with the surgical team of any barriers to surgery to enhance the post-surgical patient outcomes
  • Identifies unique patient considerations/precautions that require surgical procedure specific positioning and providing physiological alignment and decreasing the risk for pressure ulcers doing a skin assessment post procedure
  • Demonstrates through knowledge of admitting the immediate post-op patient, implementation/final verification, confirming allergies, obtaining surgical SBAR report from the OR RN, any post-op X-rays, blood admin., documentation compliance with departmental, local, state requirements of the post-surgical patient and ASPAN standards
Qualifications for per diem RN
  • Antepartum, Intrapartum, Postpartum, Post-gynecological and Level 1 Newborn Care
  • Circulate for surgical procedures performed on the Maternal Child Unit
  • Medical Screening Exam Competency and Triage Obstetrical Patients (within 6 months of hire for experienced nurses (Prior nursing experience- a minimum of one (1) year of independent practice in Labor & Delivery experience) Newborn stabilization and resuscitation (baby catcher)
  • EFM - External Fetal Monitoring course within one (1) year of hire
  • CT NRP - Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • CT CPRACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support- AHA- within six (6) months of hire
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Per Diem RN Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of per diem RN. 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 per diem RN
  • Trained and currently certified in basic CPR
  • Maintains confidentiality of patients and obtains releases when necessary
  • Effectively communicates with Director, CCH Management, other OHS staff and other Hospital departments
  • Performs other related duties as deemed necessary by the Director of Occupational Health Services
  • Interviews and identifies obvious and potential patient problems
  • Initiates, as appropriate, additional specific assessment forms, skin integrity form, patient at risk for falls
  • Identifies goals and expected outcomes in patient care collaborating with patient and/or patient representative
  • Makes recommendations for changes in practice based on integration of evidence nursing and research findings
  • Assessing, prioritizing, monitoring, and managing overall care for patients that are critically injured or ill , Cardiac arrest, sepsis, diabetic coma
  • Care for and manage pediatric patients
Qualifications for per diem RN
  • Current licensure as an RN in the state of Massachusetts
  • Minimum 2 years critical care experience
  • Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)
  • Occupational Health/Employee Health/Urgent Care/Emergency Medicine
  • One (1) year experience as an RN in an Emergency Department or successful completion of applicable clinical and didactic SRDH specialty training course(s) or program
  • CT CPRACLS - Advanced Life Support - AHA
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a per diem RN. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for per diem RN
  • Evaluate patient data throughout the assessment process to identify inconsistencies and adherence to evidence-based guidelines
  • Record patient data in medical records
  • Create and document comprehensive individual plan of care, including specific, measurable goals
  • Communicate plan of care to care team, patients, and families
  • Implement patient plan of care including protocols and direct orders
  • Provide patient centered care that addresses the needs of diverse populations across the life span
  • Minimize risk of harm to patients and providers by adhering to treatment policies, procedures and evidence-based practice guidelines
  • Apply understanding of individual disease processes to patient care
  • Advocate for patients for services, benefits, or treatment needed as appropriate
  • Connect patient to resources within benefits, community, to help patients become more independent
Qualifications for per diem RN
  • Registered Nurse License in State of Arizona (Active and in Good Standing)
  • Medical terminology and familiarity with CPT and ICD-9 coding procedures and reference tools, and pharmacology appropriate to the Registered Nurse scope of practice required
  • One (1) year of experience in an outpatient setting as a Registered Nurse preferred
  • Familiarity with an electronic practice management system preferred
  • Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing with an active RN license
  • First scrub experienced preferred
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Per Diem RN Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of per diem RN. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for per diem RN
  • Act as a coach and provide guidance for all clinical needs of the elders living in the home
  • Perform assessments on elders that may have had a fall, a decline in condition or suicidal comments
  • Work as a part of a team with the LPNs and C.N.As to insure all tasks are completed as needed
  • Coordinates patients on clinical protocols under the direction of the attending physician
  • Plans and coordinates all diagnostic testing, patient assessment, treatments and follow-up according to protocol guidelines
  • Interacts with patients and families to ensure study compliance, obtain information and assesses the need for psychosocial support
  • Functions as clinical resource and liaison to all members of health care team
  • Develops and or presents educational programs for patients, significant other, and staff related to specific program or departmental needs
  • Documents data pertaining to protocol in medical record
  • Develops and participates in performance improvement activities to evaluate the program's effectiveness in meeting patient care and departmental needs
Qualifications for per diem RN
  • Minimum 2 years ICU/Critical Care Experience Required
  • 1 or more years recent acute care experience
  • Advanced chemotherapy training
  • Knowledge and skill regarding infusions and accessing ports
  • Ability to demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care based on physical, psycho/social, educational, safety and related criteria, appropriate to patient served in service area (newborn to geriatric)
  • Clinical knowledge and analytic ability necessary to formulate effective nursing care plans and interventions

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