RN Staff Job Description

RN Staff Job Description

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RN staff provides relief staffing within their unit, and to apply knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span to identify patient and family requirements relative to age specific needs.

RN Staff Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Provides functional guidance to Radiologic Technologists, as necessary in regard to sterile technique, special IV medication preparation and administration, patient care and monitoring and maintaining of supplies
Coordinates work to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency during assigned shift
Adjusts and revises schedule as necessary in view of Stat orders
Coordinates effective handling of patient care emergencies arising from contrast media reactions, seizures, cardiac arrests
Provides nursing and patient care perspective to department policies and procedures
Administers contrast material
Provides staff education on patient care aspect of annual competencies
Orients back-up nurses to area per protocol
Maintains emergency equipment
Assess, plan, and evaluate the implementation of the patient’s care to achieve identified outcomes and safe patient care according to facility policy and procedure

RN Staff Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for RN Staff

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, BCLS, CPR, AHA, ACLS, PALS, IV

Education for RN Staff

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the RN staff job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Nursing, Education, Oncology, Radiology, Graduate School of Nursing, School of Nursing, Science, Associates, Graduate, Teaching

Skills for RN Staff

Desired skills for RN staff include:

Principles of growth and development over the life span
Her age-specific needs
Clotted Central venous lines and ports
Troubleshooting methods and prior experience in administration of Cathflo for poorly functioning
Hospital and unit performance improvement processes and participates in the process
Adult learning principals
Basic principles and practices of clinical nursing
Disease management and complex care case management
Assesses the data reflective of the patient’s status
Interprets the necessary information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to age-specific needs

Desired experience for RN staff includes:

Current Maine RN license or eligible to obtain
Minimum of 2 years of endoscopy experience preferred
Variable call rotation required
Variable days some variability in evening/day hours
Will cross train to radiology department and have the opportunity to cross train to other perioperative departments
Will work/take call on a holiday rotation

RN Staff Examples


RN Staff Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a RN staff. 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 staff
  • Develops, reviews, and revises an individualized care plan within the time frame identified in documentation standards
  • Maintains the standards of nursing care and implements the policies and procedures of the Hospital and Nursing Department, including its philosophy, mission and values
  • Participates in the economical utilization of supplies and ensures that equipment is maintained in a clean and safe manner
  • ER, ICU
  • Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate plan of care
  • Monitors and documents patient’s condition
  • Instructs and educates patient and family
  • Completes patient assessment data within 8 hours of admission or in accordance with specific unit standard
Qualifications for RN staff
  • Ability to scrub optional
  • Must be willing to rotate to SDC and ENDO as needed
  • Will work/take call on holiday rotation
  • IV Certification, ACLS, CNOR and MOAB are highly preferred but not required at time of hire
  • Demonstrated clinical competence in the specialty area of nursing practice preferred
  • At least 1 year experience in psychiatric nursing preferred

RN Staff Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a RN staff. 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 RN staff
  • Directs, supervises and evaluates nursing care provided to patients
  • Assists physicians with special tests and procedures, such as thoracentesis, lumbar tap
  • Participates in the orientation of new personnel and performance evaluations of the nursing staff
  • Assists team members in giving care to patients or administers direct care when professional nursing skills and judgement are needed
  • Coordinates nursing care of patients when scheduled for therapy or procedures by other departments
  • Participates actively in committees for the improvement of nursing care
  • Possesses skills necessary to provide care/services appropriate to the age of the patients served
  • Involved in surveillance and ensuring the patient safety culture at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital
  • Reports patient safety concerns and events
  • Exhibits accountability and contributes to patient safety
Qualifications for RN staff
  • Licensed registered nurse in the state of Massachusetts
  • Must have 2 years minimum experience in emergency or critical care nursing
  • ACLS preferred or able to obtain prior to being off orientation
  • RN, BLS, BSN or enrolled, ACLS
  • BLS is required upon hire
  • Minimum of 3 years of patient assessment experience required

RN Staff Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of RN 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 RN staff
  • Generates required reports
  • Alerts Director of any problems with system software or hardware
  • Assists technicians in performing technical tasks
  • Accurately completes IV process
  • Maintains aseptic technique
  • Recycles products as appropriate
  • Labels containers accurately including auxiliary labels
  • Assists Tech in restocking shelves and rotating stock
  • Disposes of all waste properly
  • Checks technician prepared products prior to release
Qualifications for RN staff
  • BLS and ACLS required within 30 days
  • BLS and ACLS within 30 days
  • 1-2 yrs of recent experience in PACU with general anesthesia cases required
  • 3-5 yrs of acute care PACU experience preferred Proficient in English
  • BLS and ACLS within 30 days of hire
  • First responder experience required

RN Staff Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a RN staff. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for RN staff
  • Delivers culturally competent care being sensitive to issues related to culture, race, gender, sexual orientation, and socio-economic class
  • Provides emotional support to the patient/family
  • Considers patient’s spiritual needs and appropriately consults Spiritual Care Services
  • Effectively teaches the patient/family about the disease, disease process, procedures, medications, food drug interactions, activity progression and when to call M.D
  • Assesses the physical, social and psychological needs and environmental conditions of the patient through professional knowledge, skills of observation, interviewing, and physical examination to develop a plan of care
  • Understands, interprets, and implements reimbursement protocols
  • Acts as the coordinator of care for the multidisciplinary team by providing and managing the care needs of patients which includes /making/confirming referrals to other disciplines/community agencies and ordering supplies/services and ensuring they are delivered as needed
  • Establishes, implements, and revises a plan of care with input from appropriate multidisciplinary health team members (i.e., physician, OT, PT, SW, SLP, family members, caregivers, HHAs, ) based on goals mutually acceptable to the patient and significant others
  • Assists patiets with activities of daily living, which may require positioning, moving, transferring and lifting patients of varying weights and physical conditions, with and without assistance and as appropriate, from family members and/or paraprofessionals
  • Participates in the orientation of selected staff through ‘buddy system’ field observation of staff and feedback to appropriate staff involved in orientation process
Qualifications for RN staff
  • Minimum of 1 year of nursing experience is required
  • AHA BLS cert required
  • 2-5 years of nursing experience required, GI experience preferred
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), or course completed within 90 days of employment
  • Current permit or license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas
  • Minimum of one year of RN experience

RN Staff Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of RN staff. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for RN staff
  • Minimum of 6 months of nursing experience is required
  • At least 1 year of GI, OR, or Med/Surg Experience
  • 1 year of pediatric or home health experience
  • 6 months hospital experience
  • Maintains all unit based competencies
  • Demonstrates knowledge of procedures/theories of PCA and epidural pain management modalities
Qualifications for RN staff
  • Associates degree and other specialty specific training
  • State of California RN License
  • Applies the nursing process in the provision of care to the full complement in gestational ages and pathophysiological and psychosocial complexities in the NICU environment
  • Demonstrated competence in the understanding and use of various technologies in the critical care environment
  • 1 year of psych nursing experience, preferred
  • Successful completion of the ONS Chemotherapy and Biotherapy

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