Registered Nurse, Staff Job Description

Registered Nurse, Staff Job Description

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Registered nurse, staff provides direct patient care at top of Registered Nurse (RN) scope of practice, according to the individualized needs of the patient using the nursing process and in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act.

Registered Nurse, Staff Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Validating appropriate consents, correct surgical sites and diagnostic values are available
Administers appropriate pre-operative prescribed medications
Associates Degree in Nursing (A.D.N) from accredited school of nursing required
A desire to deliver care in an empathetic, compassionate way
Provide safe, effective nursing care during pre-admit, intra-procedure and recovery
Assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care needs and collaborate with the members of the health care team
Be responsible for triage, symptom management, patient/family education, and end-of-life care
Identify special needs of patients and make referrals to other healthcare professionals to facilitate holistic care of each patient
Assess, plan, and evaluate nursing care needs for patients who are in a crisis situation, taking both physical and psycho social elements into consideration
Use open and clear communication with patients, family members, and other emergency medical professionals

Registered Nurse, Staff Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Registered Nurse, Staff

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, NRP, BLS, ACLS, IABP, CCU, AAAHC, TB

Education for Registered Nurse, Staff

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Registered Nurse, Staff

Desired skills for registered nurse, staff include:

Core measures that directly affect patient outcomes
Critical care nursing
Critical care settings
Facility practice guidelines and state/federal regulations
Scientific theories and principles of nursing in medical/surgical
Comply with federal
Developmental needs and competent in the assessment and treatment as it relates to the age of the patient population served
English language and ability to communicate verbally and in writing
Local laws and regulations
Performs technical duties and responsibilities for the registered nurse in area of assignment

Desired experience for registered nurse, staff includes:

Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment while performing specific tasks or in certain areas
Required to work overtime and extended hours to support center operational needs
Certified in CPR and maintains certification
At least 1 year of experience in a hospital or clinical setting
Oversee the care provided by clinical support staff and initiates efforts to improve the quality and skill levels of the clinical staff members
Responsible for orientee guidance and evaluation throughout the probation period

Registered Nurse, Staff Examples

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Registered Nurse, Staff Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a registered nurse, staff. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for registered nurse, staff
  • Evaluates patient care utilizing the nursing process, role modeling/teaching problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Responsible of patient care and nursing practice/process to a group of patients
  • Evaluates actions to ensure continuity and effectiveness of patient care
  • Performs the role of Supervisory Nurse and Preceptor
  • Establishes and revises priority order for patient care and unit activities for self and others under his/her supervision
  • Anticipates/recognizes and intervenes appropriately in situations that place patient/family at risk
  • Ensures the patient care activities are documented accurately, appropriately
  • Performs advanced technical procedures safely and legally and adapts them to meet circumstances
  • Administers medications safely and legally
  • Demonstrates understanding of pharmacology
Qualifications for registered nurse, staff
  • OASIS Certified within 1 year of hire
  • Medical-Surgical/Telemetry/Oncology
  • Medical-Surgical/Post-Operative
  • Utilizes effective interpersonal communication strategies/skills to achieve desired outcome/results with patients/families and others
  • Functions effectively as a team leader/member and responds to change in a constructive manner
  • Considerable walking, standing, lifting/moving of patients
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Registered Nurse, Staff Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a registered 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 registered nurse, staff
  • Accept Intra Facility Consults (IFCs) from within the VISN
  • Outcomes and nursing competencies
  • In the absence of the clinic administrator this position will assist with check in and check out of front office staff monies
  • Attend classes/training to maintain RN licensure requirement
  • Attend training/conferences for professional development
  • Complete institutional and departmental training as identified
  • Fosters open communication with interdisciplinary team members, residents, families, and structures, and promptly works to resolve their issues and concerns
  • Acquires knowledge and skills to maintain expertise in area of practice
  • Educates colleagues and/or students and serves as a preceptor and/or mentor
  • Works with staff to maintain compliance with Joint Commission Standards
Qualifications for registered nurse, staff
  • Must be RN
  • Must be an RN
  • You will implement and monitor patient care plans
  • You will continually monitor, record and communicate the patient’s condition as appropriate
  • You will serve as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for a well-coordinated patient care
  • You will note and carry out physician and nursing orders
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Registered Nurse, Staff Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a registered 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 registered nurse, staff
  • Contributes to the safety/risk management/infection control program, productivity, and cost effectiveness of department and the hospital by assessing and managing the environment to reduce safety and health hazards and minimize incidents/accidents for patients/employees/visitors
  • Demonstrates competence in perioperative nursing skills and knowledge
  • Demonstrates competence in using Meditech
  • Occasional supervision of Medical Assistants
  • Clinical supervision of Licensed Nurses as requested and of Certified Nursing Assistants
  • Identifies the attitudinal, environmental, and economic barriers to the provision of quality health care and coordinates care to minimize the effects of these barriers
  • Prepares the procedure room, maintains a safe environment during the procedure, and provides care to the patient undergoing an outpatient procedure
  • Assists in obtaining supplies and organizing resources to ensure efficient delivery of quality care to all clinic patients
  • Assumes a leadership role in the multidisciplinary team to ensure that care is provided in a consistent manner
  • Develops initiates and executes a patient plan of care according to the individualized needs of the patient, as prescribed by Physician and/or clinic policy including patient and family instruction
Qualifications for registered nurse, staff
  • Clearly understand HIPAA and other laws related to HIPAA
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally with patients, staff, and community at large
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to effectively create a teamwork environment
  • Ability to self-manage in a complex clinical environment
  • RN, at least 1 year, experience with dressing complex wounds
  • Athena practice management and Cerner EMR experience preferred
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Registered Nurse, Staff Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of registered nurse, staff. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for registered nurse, staff
  • Provides a professional level of nursing care to patients within his/her scope of practice, utilizing the nursing process to assess the health status, establish a nursing diagnosis, establish nursing goals to meet health care needs, and develop, implement and evaluate a nursing plan of care
  • Assesses and triages patients presenting to the health care setting, including unscheduled patients, emergencies and others using critical thinking skills
  • Monitors patient and work flows, directs other clinical support staff in the delivery of safe and effective patient care
  • Assists with procedures and nursing care within scope of practice and skill
  • Manages electronic messaging and e-mail related to patient and provider requests and inquiries (In-basket support) as appropriate through triage and direct response to the member within scope of practice and/or triage/staging message for provider response
  • Evaluates emergency situations and initiate appropriate nursing interventions
  • Provides follow-up care to patients by providing outgoing telephone calls, follow-up interaction, coordinating referrals, scheduling follow-up appointments, call in/fax in prescriptions, obtain and integrate lab, x-ray and other results, and manage physician orders for lab/x-ray per guidelines
  • Partners with team to provide excellent customer service, respond to patient issues and complaints and initiate service recovery procedure
  • Serves as an advocate for the patient
  • Maintains established quality standards by leading or participating in quality monitoring, HEDIS and improvement activities
Qualifications for registered nurse, staff
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing preferred within 5 years
  • Associate degree in Nursing is required
  • Demonstrates ability to function as interdisciplinary team member with good communication skills
  • Unrestricted registered nurse license in CO
  • Experience in patient care, nursing or related scope of practice and associated technical and professional skills commensurate with degree
  • BSN degree with minimum 3 years clinical nursing experience
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Registered Nurse, Staff Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a registered 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 registered nurse, staff
  • Superior knowledge of patient care, nursing or related scope of practice and associated technical and professional skills commensurate with degree
  • Ability to operate a wide variety of medical equipment, personal computer, fax machine, and photocopier
  • Must be able to assist patients from a sitting or lying position
  • ICU experience required for sedation of patients having procedures performed in Interventional Radiology
  • Pre and Post procedure care of patients required
  • Availability to support call coverage is required
Qualifications for registered nurse, staff
  • BLS/CPR Certification PREFERRED for Assisted Living
  • Current BLS and other certifications and training as specific to unit requirements
  • Current licensure to practice Professional Nursing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • 2-3 years previous Labor & Delivery experience
  • NRP & CPR certification
  • Fetal monitoring competency

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