Registerd Nurse Job Description

Registerd Nurse Job Description

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Registerd nurse provides direct health care, emergency first aid care, medication administration, and related health services according to state laws and HISD policies and procedures.

Registerd Nurse Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Administer routine screening for all employees (blood pressure, blood sugar)
Works with In-Home Services Manager to perform initial client assessment
Provides skilled assessments of client/family needs, physical and emotional conditions, and responses to the POC
Provides skilled supportive and restorative nursing care to participants as ordered, re-evaluating their plan of care and health status on an on-going basis
Maintains and submits documentation as required
Assists the In-Home Services Manager to serve as a liaison between Mercy LIFE and contracted Home Health Agencies and Personal Care Agencies
Performs initial and annual assessments of participants in their home environment to determine their individual needs, and coordinates POC with care-giving resources
Be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing and six months
Current certificate in BCLS
Must obtain and hold, within 6 months of hire, a current certificate in ACLS

Registerd Nurse Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Registerd Nurse

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, ACLS, BLS, BCLS, PALS, TNCC, ENPC, PCRN, AHA, ASPAN

Education for Registerd Nurse

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Registerd Nurse

Desired skills for registerd nurse include:

State
Applicable Federal
Local laws and regulations
Trinity
Actions
Medication - administration procedures
Administration of medications based on a resident’s age
Correct dosages and routes
Her age-specific needs
Indications and contraindications

Desired experience for registerd nurse includes:

IL RN license
Any Certified Case Management experience
Prior Work Comp/Case Management/Rehab experience
Previous Medical Surgical expereince preferred
Prefer a minimum of 1 year Acute Care RN experience
One year of recent Emergency Department experience (preferred)

Registerd Nurse Examples

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Registerd Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of registerd nurse. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for registerd nurse
  • Two years PACU or Critical Care experience required
  • Demonstrates clinical expertise in area of specialty
  • Able to take Charge in the absence of the Charge Nurse
  • Fosters the development of other team members by establishing and maintaining open communication and follow-up/support of patient care activities
  • NIHSS-Certificate
  • 1 years relevant clinical nurse experience (Preferred)
  • Must maintain current Advanced Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Must maintain current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification
  • Have a minimum of one year experience in a Cath Lab or Emergency Room or CCU
  • Performance of InterQual criteria-based clinical reviews associated with pre-admission screening, admission review and continued stay review
Qualifications for registerd nurse
  • Current ACLS required (within 6 months of hire for Graduate Nurse)
  • American Heart ACLS Preferred
  • Experience - Familiarity of current medical/nursing trends and practices
  • Specialized Skills - Must have excellent assessment skills
  • 2 years nursing experience with Oncology experience
  • Well rounded experience working with patients within a broad spectrum of cancer diagnoses
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Registerd Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of registerd 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 registerd nurse
  • Facilitation of admission and discharge to appropriate levels of care throughout the facility
  • Participation as a resource member at interdisciplinary treatment team meetings, bed huddles, and other initiatives as directed
  • Oversee patient flow, providing clinical direction to other team members
  • Participate in and support research studies, evidence-based practice projects, and quality improvement initiatives
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of nursing/medical interventions and address/make appropriate changes as needed
  • Engage in advocacy activities and ethical decision making in partnership with parents and families
  • Demonstrates quality by documenting the application of the nursing process and evidence-based practice in a responsible, accountable, and ethical manner
  • Attain knowledge and competence that reflect current nursing practice & maintain evidence of competence and lifelong learning
  • Contribute to a culture of safety by adhering to policy and procedures that demonstrate evidence-based nursing practice
  • Provide oversight for nursing care provided by others while retaining accountability for the quality of care given to the patient
Qualifications for registerd nurse
  • Working toward CM certification or Advanced degree
  • Knowledge of medical management policies and procedures
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English or Polish/English.IL - Chicago, TX - Richardson
  • Previous PACU experience preferred
  • MUST have ICU or PACU experience to be considered for this position
  • Previous experience as a licensed RN in an Operating Room preferred
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Registerd Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of registerd nurse. 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 registerd nurse
  • Coordinates pre-admissions/patient education activities for surgical patients such as pre-surgery instructions and patient financial responsibility in accordance with perioperative policies and procedures
  • Assesses and communicates with surgical patient based on information obtained during the pre-admission interview and from test results
  • Communicates unusual or complex problems to appropriate physicians and staff to assure continuity of care
  • Maintains required interdepartmental perioperative nursing duties/competencies
  • Performing physical assessments of new PACE enrollees
  • Evaluating participant physical complaints and provides appropriate treatment
  • Providing participants and caregiver teaching and education
  • Functioning as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT)
  • Involved in the development and implementation of the Quality Program activities
  • Assist participants in maintaining optimum health
Qualifications for registerd nurse
  • Knowledge of ancillary services including HHC, SNF, Hospice
  • Minimum 1 year RN experience in an acute care setting preferred
  • Immediate interviews available
  • Fast track induction
  • Flexible shift work (mornings, afternoons or nights
  • DBS scheme
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Registerd Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a registerd 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 registerd nurse
  • Develops and implements education plan for each assigned unit, each year
  • Identifies educational needs of staff, as they relate to changes in service, equipment, technique or other issues
  • Implements programs to meet those needs
  • Utilizes variety of presentation styles
  • Adheres to adult learning principles
  • Provides on-unit instruction and guidance for nursing staff on assigned units, with particular concern for newly hired staff and for nurse interns
  • Participates in interview and selection of nurse interns and experienced staff
  • Identifies house-wide education needs, plans to meet them, and implements those plans, which includes CPR and ACLS, new programs
  • Welcomes students, orients them to assigned areas and assists with identification of resources for them and for their instructors
  • Shows vigilance regarding patient safety, and works with unit manager, patient safety officer and other educators to identify any safety issues
Qualifications for registerd nurse
  • Free online training
  • Free face to face training
  • Various settings available including mental health, children homes or hospitals
  • Various settings available including mental health and children homes
  • A minimum of 1 year PCU/ Progressive Care Unit RN experience or 3 years of Med Surg Experience
  • A minimum of 1 year ICU/ Intensive Care Unit RN experience
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Registerd Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a registerd nurse. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for registerd nurse
  • Evaluates severity of illness for all elective, direct and urgent admissions to determine appropriate level of patient care
  • Reviews physician orders for clinical appropriateness / completeness and proper admission status
  • Conducts complex clinical review for inpatient, outpatient, and ancillary services requests for medical necessity
  • Assumes responsibility for the unit's efficient management of patient care in the immediate post anesthesia period
  • Is proficient and ensures all R.N
  • Maintains current knowledge of developments and trends in the provision of peri anesthesia nursing care through the use of inservices, professional organizations, and other self-directed learning activities
  • Visit the infirmary daily
  • Develop nursing care plans in coordination with patient, family and interdisciplinary staff
  • Communicate frequently with physicians, charge nurses and other colleagues, including participating in team huddles and patient conferences
  • Participate in the admissions and discharge planning processes
Qualifications for registerd nurse
  • ACLS (Within 90 days of hire into a training program)
  • One to two years PACU experience
  • Must have minimum of two years’ experience as nurse in the OR
  • Graduate of an accredited (ACEN or CCNE) Registered/Professional Nursing program if less than 3 years' experience
  • 6 months registered nurse experience
  • 1 year of Post-Partum experience

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