Registered Nurse MED SURG PRN in Roxboro, NC at Person Memorial Hospital

Date Posted: 9/30/2017

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Person Memorial Hospital

Responsibilities and Duties Patient Care: Provides general patient care on an ongoing basis and/or during any interactions, administering to the emotional and physical needs of patients.- Responds to patient's calls promptly and satisfy their needs or refer their requests to the appropriate personnel.- Monitors vital signs and provides basic first aid as necessary.- Perform nursing skill activities according to policies/procedures.- Performs or assists with personal services for patients to include bathing, dressing/undressing, feeding, and other activities as necessary. Patient Transport: Safely transports patients within hospital via wheelchairs, stretchers, or beds with accompanying equipment (e.g., IV's, oxygen, chest tubes, urine bags).- Verifies patient identification to ensure that correct patient is transported.- Verifies location to which patient must be transported and necessary medical equipment that must accompany patient.- Transfers and/or assists patient in and out of wheelchair, stretcher, bed, or vehicle safely.- Secures patient and any accompanying equipment appropriately for transport. Safety: Identifies potential safety hazards in work areas and takes appropriate action to ensure safety of self and others.- Identifies potential safety hazards in work areas.- Takes appropriate measures for safety of self and others in work area.- Reports and/or communication correct information concerning safety hazards to appropriate personnel.- Assesses age specific data. Identifies patient needs based on age specific data.- Intervenes for age appropriate needs.

Job Requirements

Required Licenses Nursing Assistants
CNA I: Completion of approved Nurses Aide I training and competency evaluation program. Must be listed with the Division of Facility Services Nurse Aide.

Must have a current BLS.

Minimum Work Experience Employee can be newly licensed and hold a high school diploma/GED equivalent. If the employee does not hold a high school diploma or GED equivalent then must have worked as a Certified Nurses Aide for a minimum 6 months.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran