RN - Float Pool - PRN (as needed) in Hickory, NC at Frye Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 10/5/2018

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Job Description

Frye Regional Medical Center

As a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, our community hospital is being supported with more resources than ever before. Duke LifePoint combines Duke University Health System's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence, quality and patient safety with LifePoint Health's financial resources and extensive operational experience - making our hospital even stronger.
Duke LifePoint Healthcare's pledge to our hospital and the communities we serve is quality, expertise and commitment.
  • Quality is the cornerstone of Duke LifePoint, and it is the central focus of everything the organization and our hospital strive to achieve.
  • Duke LifePoint pledges to bring a wealth of expertise and resources to strengthen the already excellent care our hospital delivers.
  • And, Duke LifePoint's commitment is to work collaboratively with our hospital to make our community healthier by strengthening local healthcare delivery for the future.
For more information about Duke LifePoint, visit http://www.dukelifepointhealthcare.com/.
Job Description for Registered Nurse - Float Pool:
  • The Registered Nurse has knowledge of nursing care and is able to carry out routine patient care assignments. Documents nursing activities and nursing care rendered and works within guidelines of Nursing Services and in collaboration with physicians.
  • Assesses patient’s status and develops, implements and evaluates the plan of care and education based on patients assessed needs.
  • Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates treatment based on age specific criteria and provides care appropriate to the age of the patient served (all ages).
  • Considers factors and implements actions to ensure safety, effectiveness and cost containment in planning and delivering care to patients, families and visitors.
  • Administers medications accurately and within the guidelines of organization’s established policies.
  • Exhibits flexibility in meeting department and facility needs.
  • Ability to apply and monitor patients requiring telemetry monitoring
  • Maintains personal and professional competency and growth according to Float Pool and organizational requirements.
  • Implements Physician Orders in a correct, safe, and timely manner. Performs 12 hour chart check in accordance with unit polices and standards of care.
  • Performs appropriate care of assigned patients focusing on pain control, wound care, Foley care, fall precautions and core measures upon discharge.
Float Pool – Our float pool nursing staff receive education and training for each nursing unit. For nurses who enjoy variety in their routine and caring for different types of patients, joining our float pool may be the team for you.

Job Requirements

Current RN licensure by the State of North Carolina.
Current CPR certification.
ACLS required for all Critical Care areas, preferred for all others.

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