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Registered Nurse

Roosevelt General Hospital
Clovis, NM
  • Expired: September 16, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Summary

Provide direct and indirect patient care in the clinic setting. Communicate with physicians/Clinic Care Manager/coworkers. Must be able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment and perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision.


Essential Functions

  • Promote the mission, vision, and values of the organization
  • Perform patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient's age.
  • Perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes: pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
  • Ability to revise standard of care as indicated by the patient's response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.
  • Formulate a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.
  • Assess and reassess pain management techniques utilized. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Demonstrate ability to perform treatments and provide services to level licensure.
  • Communicate appropriately and clearly to Clinic Care Manager, co-workers, and physicians.
  • Consult other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient's needs.
  • Provide care appropriate to condition and age of the patient, including: pediatric, geriatric and general population.
  • Demonstrate an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.
  • Demonstrate an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • Treat patients and their families with respect and dignity
  • Ensures patient confidentiality.
  • Identify and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and family. Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
  • Interact professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Maintain a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Ensure that documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Identify and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with social service/discharge planner regarding both in hospital and post discharge needs.
  • Manage and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Coordinate and supervises patient care as necessary.

Non-Essential Functions

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Professional Requirements

  • Adhere to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
  • Complete annual education requirements.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Report to work on time and as scheduled.
  • Wear identification while on duty.
  • Maintain regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and local regulations.
  • Represent the organization in a positive and professional manner at all times.
  • Comply with all organizational policies and standards regarding ethical business practices.
  • Communicate the mission, ethics and goals of the organization.
  • Participate in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.
  • Attend regular staff meetings and in-services.


Qualifications

  • Current registered nurse licensure in the state of New Mexico
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or must be obtained within thirty (30) days of hire
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification or must be obtained within six (6) months of hire
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification or must be obtained within six (6) months of hire

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of nursing services
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to determine appropriate course of action in more complex situations
  • Ability to work independently, exercise creativity, be attentive to detail, and maintain a positive attitude
  • Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous responsibilities and to prioritize scheduling of work
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all medical, financial, and legal information
  • Ability to complete work assignments accurately and in a timely manner
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to handle difficult situations involving patients, physicians, or others in a professional manner

Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions

  • Working irregular hours including call hours
  • Physically demanding, high-stress environment
  • Exposure to blood and body fluids, communicable diseases, chemicals, radiation, and repetitive motions
  • Pushing and pulling heavy objects
  • Full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients
  • Position requires light to moderate work with 50 pounds maximum weight to lift and carry.
  • Position requires reaching, bending, stooping, and handling objects with hands and/or fingers, talking and/or hearing, and seeing.
Employment Type: FULL_TIME

Roosevelt General Hospital

Address

21st Street

Clovis, NM
88101 USA

Industry

Healthcare

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