REGISTERED NURSE Maria Parham, Franklin in Louisburg, NC at Maria Parham Health

Date Posted: 9/21/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Maria Parham Health

1. Performs head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy.
2. Adequately assesses and reassesses pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management
3. Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific for the patient’s age.
4. Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on the age of the patient and the patient’s clinical condition..
5. Follows the 6 rights of medication administration to reduce the potential for medication errors.
6. Formulates, implements and revises the patient’s plan of care based on the patient’s diagnosis and clinical symptoms.
7. Formulates, implements and revises the patient’s educational plan.
8. Assists physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.
9. Performs treatments and provides services to the level of licensure.
10. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of errors.
11. Coordinates and supervises patient care.
12. Meets current documentation standards and policies.
13. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and address psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of the patients and their families.
14. Communicates clearly and professionally with all members of the health care team.
15. Notifies physicians in a timely manner of changes in the patient’s condition and response to treatment.
16. Maintains a good working relationship and treats others with respect within the department and with all other hospital departments.
17. Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
18. Educates patient and family on disease process
19. Follows all evidence based medicine and core measures as supported by Central CarolinaHospital.
20. Utilizes supplies and resources in a cost effective manner

Job Requirements

Minimum Education

Successful completion of the Nursing Diploma Program or an Associates Degree in Nursing from an accredited school is required.

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.
Certifications:
X Basic Life Support (BLS) x Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) □ Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) □ Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP)License: Current RN license x Required □ Preferred
Minimum Work Experience1 year of experience in a health care setting

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