PRN Registered Nurse Job Description

PRN Registered Nurse Job Description

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PRN registered nurse provides patient-centered care to address physical, spiritual, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, and educational needs of the patients and designated family members in accordance with the plan of care, hospital policy, state and national regulations and recommendations, and guidelines of the professional organizations.

PRN Registered Nurse Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Assess, collect, and analyze comprehensive objective, subjective, psychosocial, and cultural data pertinent to patient condition
Identifies patient’s needs, problems, capabilities, and limitations that are supported by the recorded assessment data and reflect knowledge of the arts and sciences with particular emphasis on biophysical and psychosocial sciences
Establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, families, and coworkers
Assess, plan and deliver high quality patient care and excellent service
Enjoy the experience of one-on-one nursing care
Screening patients for appropriate information and updating medical records
Performs urine drug screens, using proper chain of custody
Sat/Sun 6p-5a
Assist in procedure room preparation
Charting information of patient progress on weekly status check sheets and scuts

PRN Registered Nurse Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for PRN Registered Nurse

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, CRRN, CAOHC, NIOSH, FIT, PFT, BAT, UDS, CPI

Education for PRN Registered Nurse

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the PRN registered nurse job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as University and Collage Degree in Nursing, Graduate, Nursing Program, Associates, Science, Education, Health and Human Services, Management, Veterinary Medicine, Faculty

Skills for PRN Registered Nurse

Desired skills for PRN registered nurse include:

Cultural
Developmental needs for a select category of patients
Physical
Psychosocial
Spiritual
Contemporary nursing practice and future innovations
Occupational medicine certifications and regulations
Workers’ compensation and OSHA regulations
ADA
FMLA

Desired experience for PRN registered nurse includes:

Complies with all organizational policies regarding corporate compliance and ethical business practices
Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility the focus statement of the department
Current SC State Registered Nurse Licensure
Current CPR and first aid certification or successful completion during orientation
Current CPI certification or ability to successfully obtain during orientation
A minimum of one (1) year experience in a behavioral health care setting preferred

PRN Registered Nurse Examples

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PRN Registered Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of PRN registered nurse. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for PRN registered nurse
  • Documents administration of medications according to established policies and procedures
  • Has basic understanding of Common Psychiatric Diagnoses
  • Demonstrates Service Excellence w/Internal & External Customers
  • Administer chemotherapy, hydration and other medications under the direction and supervision of a physician
  • Collaborate with patients and their families, (and or primary caregiver) members of a multidisciplinary team, to ensure optimal patient outcomes and enhancement of the patient experience
  • Prioritize and implement the identified plan, coordinate care delivery, employ interventions to improve patient outcomes while providing a safe, respectful, and ethical practice environment
  • Communicate timely changes in patient’s assessment/ongoing reassessment to providers that warrant consideration and/or a change in the plan of care and maintain and coordinate communication with all members of the multidisciplinary team to facilitate safe transitions and continuity in care delivery
  • May be required to maintain nursing supplies inventory by checking stock and outdates to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies and placing orders for required inventory
  • Assess, plan and intervene using the nursing process to meet the patient's health care needs
  • Observe and report any signs or symptoms indicative of changes in condition of the patient and family situation
Qualifications for PRN registered nurse
  • Experienced pre and post op nurse (PACU) with 2-3 years of critical care
  • Holds a bachelor's degree in nursing or related health and human services field from an accredited college or university with at least 2,000 hours of experience with adult persons who have a serious psychiatric disability
  • Registered Nurse with Kentucky Licensure
  • PALS certification preferred, required within 6 months of hire
  • IV skills preferred
  • Previous experience in pediatrics and/or orthpaedics desirable
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PRN Registered Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a PRN registered nurse. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for PRN registered nurse
  • Promotes client's independence by establishing client care goals, teaching client to understand condition, medications and self-care requirements
  • Resolves client problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies
  • Protects clients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations
  • Documents patient care services by charting in client and department records
  • Maintains continuity among teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs
  • Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level
  • Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care team by communicating information
  • Follows the incident reporting policy and procedure in reporting any potential safety issues
  • Demonstrates skills of delegation, organization and coordination of assigned services, delegating responsibilities to designated staff as appropriate
  • Functions as a role model for nursing staff
Qualifications for PRN registered nurse
  • Associates Degree in Nursing or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience
  • Med/Surg RN experience preferred
  • An Associate's degree and licensed as a registered nurse
  • 2 years experience with Critical Care preferred
  • Professional Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Utah
  • Previous experience in psychiatric nursing preferred
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PRN Registered Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a PRN 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 PRN registered nurse
  • Coordinates with the doctors and other nurses on the plan of care to provide the individual treatment needed
  • Obtains vital signs and uses critical thinking to assess patient acuity
  • Obtains and documents patient chief complaint and patient medical history
  • Prepares patient for provider visit by gathering needed supplies and equipment, and performing appropriate Point of Care testing
  • Executes standing orders (for example, x-rays and medications) appropriately and timely
  • Assists providers with procedures (implements and assists clean or sterile technique)
  • Provides prescribed care (administration of medications, various treatments such as nebulizer)
  • Obtains prescribed testing and or specimens which assists in assessment of health (EKG, audiograms)
  • Performs nursing care and treatments (such as wound and burn care)
  • Notifies patients of laboratory results, prescription refills or inquiries about follow up appointments
Qualifications for PRN registered nurse
  • Must be able to multitask, and have strong computer skills
  • Must pass a written exam and skills lab
  • Must have “No Findings” on the Employee Disqualification List
  • Must pass the Family Care Safety Registry (FCSR) check
  • Normal office and in-home conditions apply
  • BLS, ACLS and/or PALS required
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PRN Registered Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a PRN 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 PRN registered nurse
  • Reports to Nursing Supervisor any medication errors at time of error
  • Keeps count of controlled drugs after each assistance of self-administration of medication
  • Participates in management of client's chart
  • Provides health services for MMA clients
  • Maintains an employee health service
  • Responsible for required documentation and the maintenance of client's medical chart
  • Able to connect with male adolescents
  • Arranges medical/dental appointments
  • Documents care according to assigned standards of care
  • Handles patient phone calls
Qualifications for PRN registered nurse
  • Suicidal and homicidal thoughts or behaviors
  • Dangerous to themselves or others
  • Panic attacks, phobias, or obsessive behaviors
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Extreme mood swings and hyperactivity
  • Prolonged sadness or crying
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PRN Registered Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of PRN registered nurse. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for PRN registered nurse
  • Provide immediate and ongoing case management for hazardous exposures, such as blood borne pathogen exposures from needle sticks and animal bites
  • Monitor health status of University personnel and their response to preventive measures and select therapeutic interventions
  • Communicate employee immunization and surveillance compliance status to supervisors and principal investigators
  • Work with specific University client groups to determine opportunities for preventative care or risk mitigation activities
  • Collaborate with EH&S colleagues to investigate occupational accidents and injuries in research and other occupations settings and develop preventative measures for future accidents and injuries
  • Document occupational health care delivery in employee data collection system
  • Assist departments and employees with ergonomic assessments and recommendations
  • Conduct medical screenings for employees in research and for other required screening environments
  • Attend staff meetings and participates by sharing information during meetings
  • Educate and advise clients on pertinent health issues
Qualifications for PRN registered nurse
  • Graduate from an accredited registered nursing program
  • Licensed as a RN in the state of practice
  • Ability to complete necessary documentation appropriately, legibly and timely
  • Must have reliable transportation, current driver's license and appropriate automobile insurance
  • Must possess current NV RN licensure
  • Must possess current CO or MultiState RN licensure

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