The registered nurse assumes principle responsibility for total care of assigned clients in the respective unit. This nurse is responsible for the processes of assessment, reassessment, establishment of nursing diagnoses, formulation of the written plan of care, implementation of care, and evaluation of care. The nurse initiates health care training and education to the client/family as required while supporting and fostering the goals of Vaughan Regional Medical Center and the Department of Nursing. The registered nurse demonstrates awareness of ongoing needs of the unit and provides leadership and direction to other team members in maintaining optimal standards of nursing care. The position is accountable for the supervision of other licensed and non-licensed nursing personnel for assigned units. The position requires flexibility in scheduling and ability to work all shift patterns including weekends and holidays to insure continuity of care and appropriateness of nursing coverage to the patients of Vaughan Regional Medical Center on all units. The registered nurse is responsible for providing care toallof the patient population with consideration to age-specificity and diagnosis.
Education: Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Alabama. BLS and ACLS certifications required. PALS certification preferred. (BLS must be obtained within 30 days of hire date; ACLS must be obtained within 6 months of hire date.)
Experience: Previous experience in acute care hospital setting preferred. Requirements will include successful completion of orientation checklist and competency requirement for identified age groups of patients.
Skills: Required ability to function in stressful situations. Verbal ability to present information and ideas related to nursing theory and practice. Ability to accept responsibility and accountability to perceive, delegate, and coordinate nursing care provided on assigned units as required with leadership qualities. The position requires the cognitive ability and practical ability to provide nursing care appropriate to the patient population assigned, considering client age and diagnosis with full implementation of the nursing process to include assessment/reassessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation.
Physical Requirements : Must be able to sit and stand for extended periods, walk at least 10 hours per day, lift/carry 50 pounds, hear alarms and telephone rings, distinguish colors, perform repetitive tasks/motions, have good eye/hand/foot coordination, and have clear vision at 20 or more feet with or without vision corrective device.
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Organization: **Vaughan Regional Medical Center*
Title: RN Staff Nurse IMCU - PRN
Requisition ID: 7419-2771