The RN advocates and utilizes the nursing process in the care of all age populations along the health continuum. The nursing process includes assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation derived from scientific, evidence-based knowledge. The RN partners with the patient, family, and care team to provide holistic care and achieve the best possible outcomes, recognizing that each plays an integral role in that care.
The RN is knowledgeable regarding the professional scope of practice and the ANA nurse practice standards. The RN meets these standards legally and professionally and ethically.
The RN role is flexible and makes care decisions based on the condition of the patient, reassessing and prioritizing according to individual need.
+ Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred.
*New Graduate Nurses must successfully complete the RRMC Nurse Residency Program; participation to begin post-hire.
Minimum Work Experience
+ Prior related nursing experience preferred.
+ Licensed in the State of Vermont.
+ BLS Certification through American HEart Association.
+ Unit-specific certifications as required (ACLS, TNCC, PALS, ENPC, CPI) per specific department operational framework.
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
+ Demonstrated proficiency in acute-care nursing, knowledge, and skills.
+ Demonstrates moderate knowledge of basic computer skills.