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Registered Nurse - MS in Roxboro, NC at Person Memorial Hospital

Date Posted: 3/6/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Person Memorial Hospital

Utilizes the nursing process including: assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and recording of patient care. Teaches, delegates and supervises other nursing staff in the provision of care. Coordinates services with other members of the health-care team to provide complex patient care. Practices within the scope of the North Carolina Nurse Practice Act and Person Memorial Hospital policies/procedures/standards.

Reports to: Director in Inpatient Services

Essential Functions

Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.

Documents patient care given.

Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family.

Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.

Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.

Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.

Works closely and professionally with all departments in an effort to maintain a teamwork approach

Serves as a mentor when training new employees in the various functional activities required for all patient types.

Performs other functions as required or assigned.

Functional Demands

Populations Served

Young Adult (17 to <30 years)

Middle Adult (30 years to <60 years)

Older Adult (>60 years)

Protected Health Information

Type of Protected Information Accessed:

Demographic

Clinical Insurance

Financial

Complete Medical Record

Blood-borne Pathogens Exposure

While performing this job, occupational exposure is present for all employees

Physical Requirements - Physical Dexterity and Effort: Rarely <1%, Occasionally 1-33%, Frequently 34-66%, Constantly 67-100%

Bending/Stooping □ rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, X constantly

Climbing X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly

Keyboard Data Entry □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantly

Kneeling □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantly

Lifting/Moving Patients □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantly

Reaching □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantly

Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantly

Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantly

Running X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly

Sitting □ rarely, X occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly

Squatting □ rarely, X occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly

Standing □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantly

Walking □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantly

Pushing / Pulling: 0-25 lbs. □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantly

Pushing / Pulling: 26-75 lbs. □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantly

Pushing/Pulling: over 75 lbs. □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantly

Lifting/Carrying (non-patient) : 0-25 lbs. □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantly

Lifting/Carrying (non-patient) : 26-75 lbs. □ rarely, X occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly

Lifting/Carrying (non-patient) : over 75 lbs. X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly

Visual Acuity, Hearing and Speaking: Rarely <1%, Occasionally 1-33%, Frequently 34-66%, Constantly 67-100%

Audible Speech □ rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, X constantly

Hearing Acuity □ rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, X constantly

Smelling Acuity X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly

Taste Discrimination X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly

Vision: Depth Perception □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantly

Vision: Distinguish Color □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantly

Vision: Seeing Far □ rarely, X occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly

Vision: Seeing Near □ rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, X constantly

Biological: Rarely <1%, Occasionally 1-33%, Frequently 34-66%, Constantly 67-100%

Bio-hazardous waste/ hazards □ rarely, X occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly

Blood and/or bodily fluids □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantly

Communicable diseases/pathogens □ rarely, X occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly

Chemical: Rarely <1%, Occasionally 1-33%, Frequently 34-66%, Constantly 67-100%

Asbestos or lead X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly

Cytotoxic Chemicals X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly

Dust X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly

Hazardous Chemicals □ rarely, X occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly

Gases/Vapors/Fumes □ rarely, X occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly

Hazardous Medication □ rarely, X occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly

Latex □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantly

Person Memorial Hospital will provide "reasonable accommodation" to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment—unless such accommodation would cause an "undue hardship."

Organizational Expectations

Person Memorial Hospital is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Minimum Education Successful completion of the Nursing Diploma Program or an Associate’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited school is required.

Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

Required Skills Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Licenses: Registered Nurse License

Certification: Basic Life Support (BLS) is required upon hire or before the start of independent assignment. Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) is required within 90 days of hire.

Minimum Work Experience Recommend 2-3 years of recent experience a healthcare setting. 


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