RN, Per Diem Job Description

RN, Per Diem Job Description

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RN, per diem provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other specialists as required and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.

RN, Per Diem Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs, factors influencing patient flow through the system
Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit
Evaluate patients’ mental health needs
Write and evaluate treatment plans
Deliver psychotherapy and other interventions
Provide personal and supportive care
Coordinate care with families, physicians and other caregivers
Collects and analyzes patient and family data for purposes of assessment, diagnosis and management
Identifies patient outcomes
Re-examines prior diagnoses and care plans at appropriate intervals for anticipated individual patient outcomes

RN, Per Diem Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for RN, Per Diem

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

Education for RN, Per Diem

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the RN, per diem 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 RN, Per Diem

Desired skills for RN, per diem include:

Direct patient care and critical care procedures and techniques
Responses to ensure optimal patient care
Tools
Contraindications and patient preparation
Exam indicators
Growth and development
Medication - administration procedures
Techniques and regulations appropriate to the age of the patient served
Ethical
Legal

Desired experience for RN, per diem includes:

Endoscopy experience required 1-2 years
Same Day/PACU RN experience preferred
Minimum of 2 years of Critical Care Nursing required!
Long term care experience is preferred
BSN preferred or enrolled in BSN program
Minmum of 1 year as RN Case Manager

RN, Per Diem Examples

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RN, Per Diem Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of RN, per diem. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for RN, per diem
  • Performs all duties in a manner that assures the highest possible level of quality care and quality of life are achieved for all residents making independent clinical decisions regarding resident’s needs for medical or nursing care and communicate it to appropriate personnel
  • Demonstrates the knowledge, skills and judgment necessary to implement physician orders
  • Active participation in resident care planning to include admission, on-going data collection and assessment
  • Follows all safety, security, Infection Control (Universal Precautions) and hazardous materials policies and procedures
  • Performs all tasks to assure resident and personal safety and the protection of co-workers and facility property
  • Assesses resident’s conditions on an on-going basis accurately and promptly reporting significant changes to supervisor, physician and responsible party while keeping accurate and timely documentation reflecting resident care and condition
  • Promotes and participates in educational programs to include outside educational programs
  • Completion of all competencies required
  • Maintains required licensing and certifications
  • Understand how to place decision-making in the hands of the elders whenever possible and appropriate
Qualifications for RN, per diem
  • Minimum three years of current inpatient operating romm experience as a RN is required
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Providers or current PALS certification will be accepted in lieu of BLS
  • Must work a minimum of 2 shifts (8 hour shifts) or a total of 16 hours and 2 on call shifts per 4 week time period
  • Recent or current Ortho/Neuro experience strongly preferred
  • PALS within the first 6 months of hire
  • Assessment and team work skills are required
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RN, Per Diem Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a RN, per diem. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for RN, per diem
  • Visit each elder each shift to monitor clinical status, and to determine if the clinical care needs of the elder are being met
  • Triages patients in accordance with hospital policy and procedure
  • Assesses patient condition and initiates nursing and or medical care in accordance with established guidelines
  • Completes medical screening and/or assessment of new clients immediately upon admission according to level of care procedures
  • Monitors medication process for individuals living in residential facilities including supervision of medication distribution, supervising self-administration process
  • Prepares Medication Administration Record (MAR)
  • Provides on-going consumer education (group and individual) regarding medications
  • Implements and monitor procedures for random urine drug screens to ensure that each individual is screened as appropriate
  • Ensures that test results are documented in medical file and with patient’s clinician
  • Participates in weekly staff and clinical meetings
Qualifications for RN, per diem
  • Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or a higher degree from an accredited school or be currently enrolled in an accredited BSN program
  • Required to be flexible in scheduling weekends, holidays, on call and floating
  • Demonstrates organizational skill and the ability to delegate
  • RN = Registered Nurse license from the State of NV Nursing Board
  • One (1) year experience as an RN in Angiocardiography
  • One (1) year of the last two (2) years, recent experience as an RN in Labor and Delivery, or as an RN in an acute care setting and successful completion of applicable clinical and didactic SRDH specialty training program
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RN, Per Diem Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a RN, per diem. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for RN, per diem
  • The RN is responsible for triaging all clinical phone calls to the main office and coordination of follow-up with the medical doctors and nurse practitioners
  • Responsible for timely, efficient and accurate triage response and documentation in the electronic medical record
  • Entering prescription requests into the electronic medical record for provider approval
  • Making follow-up phone calls to patients/ family members to provide test results (labs/ radiology)
  • May also be responsible for coordination of care – scheduling follow-up tests and appointments with specialists
  • Assisting physician with the completion of forms
  • May administer non-reconstituted aerosolized medications via nebulizer
  • Administers IM vaccines
  • Assembles all necessary supplies and equipment for outpatient clinic
  • Monitors and records treatment parameters such as vital signs, weight, height, O2 saturation
Qualifications for RN, per diem
  • RN license and twelve months of RN experience
  • Education – Graduate of an accredited school or college of nursing
  • Training and licensure will determine pay grade and lines of responsibility
  • Experience – Recent clinical experience in either long-term, acute care or home care facilities
  • Equipment – Resident related and within the scope and license of nursing
  • Computer skills – MS word, internet, email, EMR Must be able to safely perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation
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RN, Per Diem Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of RN, per diem. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for RN, per diem
  • Communicates significant information to the on-coming nurses
  • Participates actively in the orientation process of new nursing staff
  • Attends monthly meetings
  • Completes a minimum of twelve (12) hours of continuing education, annually
  • Attends and completes forty (forty) hours facility annual “On the Job’ training
  • Responsible for overseeing and participating in day to day clinical care of patients
  • Identifies patient needs and goals, determines, modifies and prioritizes strategies to support the patients in achieving the goals and expectations
  • Determine the appropriate level of clinical assessment needed (e.g., initial comprehensive, episodic updates)
  • Collaborate with patient, family and responsible party to develop and engage in plan of care to enhance patient satisfaction and health outcomes to achieve business results
  • Interview patient, family members, or other individuals to obtain additional patient history
Qualifications for RN, per diem
  • Two (2) years experience as an RN in a Medical/Surgical setting
  • Surgery Center experience preferred
  • Professional Nurse with Current State License
  • 1 year of Experience in psychiatry/geriatric psychiatry preferred
  • Associates or Bachelors degree in Nursing required
  • Experience in a psychiatric or behavioral health facility is preferred
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RN, Per Diem Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of RN, per diem. 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 RN, per diem
  • Communicate with patients, understand concerns, and solicit ongoing commitment to plan of care
  • Conduct group education classes for patients
  • Document educational activities and patient teaching
  • Provide oversight for staff to contact patients to implement care recommendations
  • Administers IV medications, IV therapy, blood and its components according to established clinical standards and policies
  • Assesses, plans and provides patient and significant other education based on individual needs
  • Documents nursing care actions, teaching, observations and patient responses
  • Performs a variety of marginal duties not listed, to be determined, and assigned as needed
  • At Eddy Memorial Geriatric Center, our goal is to provide the highest possible quality of life to residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of memory loss
  • Administering medication and treatments for residents/elders in their care
Qualifications for RN, per diem
  • Stress Testing Experience Required
  • If assigned to the Procedure area - previous cardiac cath Lab experience or a minimum of two years experience within the past three years in an acute care setting, , ICU, PCU, PACU ER
  • CCRN (Certification in Adult Critical Care) RN preferred
  • 5 years of critical care nursing experience (ER or ICU)
  • Current Registered Nurse license to practice in the State of California
  • BLS, Basic EKG, ACLS, and PALS required

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