Registered Nurse Inpatient Job Description

Registered Nurse Inpatient Job Description

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Registered nurse inpatient provides clinical records that will comply with UnityPoint Health Policies and Procedures and State and Federal Rules and Regulations and adheres to the standards of Regulatory agencies.

Registered Nurse Inpatient Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Performs a nursing assessment on all patients within 8 hours of admission
Participates in the patient rehabilitation program on an assigned unit
Communicates all pertinent information regarding changes in patient’s status from one care provider to another, to support continuity of care and patient safety
Provides direction, training and supervision of ancillary nursing personnel by utilizing problem solving techniques in decision making, organizing, setting priorities and using time effectively
Positively contributes to the functioning of the unit by providing calm direction and reassurance to ancillary staff, other departments, patients and families
This position will be working in the Inpatient Med/Surg
1 year of experience in an acute setting
Required to make visits to private residences which may not be accessible to people with disabilities
Oncology patients with multiple disease process and research study patients
Ability to utilize bar code medication administration (BCMA) for medication administration and computerized patient record system (CPRS)

Registered Nurse Inpatient Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Registered Nurse Inpatient

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, CPR, ACLS, PALS, ENPC, FIMS, CRRN, ANCC, CITI

Education for Registered Nurse Inpatient

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Registered Nurse Inpatient

Desired skills for registered nurse inpatient include:

State
Accreditation body regulations and standards related to healthcare
CPAN Standards and nationally recognized infection control practices
Federal
Body substance isolation
Nursing theories and procedures
Rehab/criteria
Using computer programs and electronic medical records
Patient and the family
Principles of growth and development over the life span

Desired experience for registered nurse inpatient includes:

Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Administration Certification preferred
BSN preferred or currently attending BSN program
A minimum of two (2) years of nursing experience is preferred
Recent experience in administering chemotherapy and biotherapy agents
Oncology Nursing Society Chemotherapy & Biotherapy Administration Guidelines provider course
Three years of related nursing experience required

Registered Nurse Inpatient Examples

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Registered Nurse Inpatient Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of registered nurse inpatient. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for registered nurse inpatient
  • Effectively utilizes all aspects of the nursing process to provide optimal nursing care to Veterans with both chronic and acute mental health illnesses
  • Facilitate therapeutic psycho-educational groups
  • Conducts therapeutic groups
  • Practices within the guidelines of the policies, procedures and standards of care/practice relative to Psychiatric Care and the Patient Care Service Line
  • Demonstrates competence in the completion of core and practice specific procedures
  • Participates in unit and hospital based quality improvement activities
  • Consistently maintains confidentiality and provides patient privacy
  • Effectively communicates with health care providers, patients and families
  • Uses sound judgment and takes accountability for decisions that impact patient care and unit operations
  • Utilizes safe patient handling processes to ensure patient and staff safety
Qualifications for registered nurse inpatient
  • Direct inpatient rehab experience
  • Recent experience in administering chemotherapy & biotherapy agents
  • CPI certification required within 60 days of hire or transfer into department
  • Psychiatric and geriatric nursing experience preferred
  • Other ongoing retraining is also required
  • Must have and maintain telephone number for scheduling
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Registered Nurse Inpatient Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a registered nurse inpatient. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for registered nurse inpatient
  • Identifies and helps resolve ethical and clinical concerns
  • Follows established surgical hospital policies and procedures with regard to attendance and tardiness
  • Develops and maintains a plan of nursing care based on goals derived from identified needs
  • Implements individualized nursing plan of care, consistent with established policies, procedures, and protocols
  • Evaluates and documents patient responses to nursing care, and participates in evaluating and improving the delivery of care on the unit
  • Demonstrates accuracy in entering medication orders on the computer and medication administration
  • Provides appropriate coordination of care and intervention to patients undergoing a psychiatric or medical emergency
  • The Registered Nurse provides therapeutic and administrative services necessary for the care of the patient, and in support of the mission of Centerpoint Medical Center
  • You will perform a complete and accurate nursing assessment
  • You will plan comprehensive nursing care for the rehab patient according to written hospital standards and physician orders
Qualifications for registered nurse inpatient
  • National Certification in Inpatient Pediatrics
  • 2+ years full-time RN experience in Telemetry/ICU, or 2+ years combination experience in related healthcare positions, required
  • Current BLS, ACLS, and PALS (or ENPC) certifications, required
  • At least one year experience in a critical care acute setting
  • ACLS, CPR/BLS required
  • Sedation competencies
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Registered Nurse Inpatient Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a registered nurse inpatient. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for registered nurse inpatient
  • You will evaluate patient care outcomes in an appropriate and timely manner
  • Completes assessments as established by scope of practice and unit standards
  • Addresses physical, psychological, social, cultural, and spiritual needs of patient and family throughout the continuum of care
  • Formulates, coordinates, and provides plan of care as established in unit standards including, patient and family education, family needs and discharge planning throughout hospitalization with members of the interdisciplinary team
  • Provides direct patient care including, treatments, medications, and diagnostic studies according to policy and procedure
  • Evaluates effectiveness of nursing interventions and revises plan of care based upon patient response to interventions
  • Initiates collaboration with physicians, ancillary personnel, and other interdisciplinary team members and acts to proactively resolve and facilitate patient needs
  • Problem solves, troubleshoots and takes corrective measures in the care and handling of equipment
  • Participates in unit-based decision-making regarding the utilization of evidence- based practice
  • Actively participates as a team member working toward team goals of the unit and organization and is accountable for unit and system specific metrics
Qualifications for registered nurse inpatient
  • Associate’s Degree in Nursing, Bachelor Degree preferred
  • Oncology Certified Nurse is preferred
  • Must be willing to attend classroom and clinical training in order to become chemotherapy competent within six (6) months of hire
  • Shift - Three (3) twelve hour shift
  • 12 Hour Shift , will include weekend rotations
  • Current/valid Florida nursing license
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Registered Nurse Inpatient Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a registered nurse inpatient. 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 registered nurse inpatient
  • Ability to work the Night Shift
  • Ability to work an (12 Hour Shift - Days)
  • One year experience is required
  • Ability to work the 12 hour shift (Nights)
  • Provides nursing care including nursing tasks that may be delegated to other roles such as LPNs, HHAs and Volunteers
  • Participates in and monitors patient and family care compliance activities
Qualifications for registered nurse inpatient
  • Moderate to advanced computer literacy and skills
  • Ability to work the day shift - required
  • One (1) or more years of med/surg nursing experience is preferred, however sub-acute rehab experience will be considered
  • Oncology and/or medical-surgical nursing experience is preferred
  • Chemo/biotherapy certification is preferred
  • ICU/CCU experience preferred
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Registered Nurse Inpatient Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of registered nurse inpatient. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for registered nurse inpatient
  • Requires the ability to operate and trouble-shoot typical hospital equipment
  • Must possess BLS at time of hire
  • 2 years of medical nursing experience with various age groups
  • One (1) or more years of dialysis experience required
  • BSN is preferred or willing to acquire with 3 years of hire
  • A minimum of 1 year nursing experience required
Qualifications for registered nurse inpatient
  • Professionally manages/coordinates the hospice plan of care
  • Provides and follows infection control practices
  • Delivers care in accordance with the patient's plan of care
  • Certified BLS or completion before first day of employment
  • Current PA RN license or Temporary Practice Permit in good standing
  • Minimum of one year clinical nursing experience as an RN in a smilar setting (Psych) preferred

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