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Graduation from an accredited school of nursing meeting the minimum standards set by the state of Alabama and licensure with the state of Alabama as a registered nurse.
Practices family centered nursing according to policies and Nurse Practice Act; serves as Charge Nurse when assigned; supervises, plans, evaluates, and coordinates patient care provided by other licensed and non-licensed staff; demonstrates CPR according to American Heart Association standards; abides by and enforces all compliance requirements and policies and performs these responsibilities in an ethical manner consistent with the organization’s values; adheres to hospital policies including confidentiality; serves as preceptor for new employees and nursing students; utilizes the nursing process to: assess patients; plan individual care; identify expected outcomes; implement and evaluate nursing interventions for patients and families; performs therapeutic procedures and assists with diagnostic procedures required for the care of the patient; administers medications including controlled substances by all routes; administers blood and blood products; responds appropriately to emergency patient situations; performs basic life support and management of arrest situations; starts IVs; performs activities of daily living; when performing skilled procedures the RN can state the purpose, rationale, precautions and observations related to that procedure; utilizes proper body mechanics when moving, positioning and transferring patients without assistance or with assistance when needed for patient safety and when moving equipment that is necessary to perform essential functions; provides patient education by planning, coordinating and delegating, as appropriate, the educational needs of each patient; utilizes a personal computer or terminal to access the Hospital Information System; communicates and uses appropriate customer relation skills with physicians, patients, families and healthcare team in person and via telephone; responds to overhead pages; completes ADP within unit time frame; completes flow chart, pain assessment tool, discharge forms, and MAR; supervises, evaluates and finalizes the patient care record; transcribes physician orders; completes all mandatory unit, educational and hospital requirements; utilizes cost effective practices in performing all aspects of job; adheres to current Infection Control and Safety Standards; demonstrates the ability to provide competent patient care to the following patient populations: Neonate, Infant-Toddler/Preschool, School Age/Adolescent, Reproductive Age, Post/Peri Menopausal; cares for the patient with a Cessium implant; utilizes and cares for all types of CVL’s including PICC/Midlines; administers Cathflo; administers chemotherapy according to policy; utilizes neutropenia protocol; cares for patients in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit; administers and monitors moderate sedation; maintains current knowledge base of all unit policies and procedures, equipment location and supplies; communicates with the Nurse Manager and Nurse Administrator, on an ongoing basis, regarding: changes in the unit status, patient related issues, Quality Management issues, and other events as they evolve; acts as first line in problem resolution with other departments and any complaints; assists with shift duty assignments; verifies that emergency equipment is functional; ensures that narcotic counts are completed per policy by end of shift; completes acuity sheet and charge nurse report log; accesses and accurately maintains paper and electronic medical records; participates on committees as assigned; participates in Performance Improvement activities as assigned; regular and prompt attendance; ability to work schedule as defined and overtime as required; related duties as required.
Open Until Filled: No
Working Days: Rotating with weekends and holidays
Working Hours: 7:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.
Full-time or Part-Time: Part Time
Temporary or Regular: Regular
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