RN-ICU-PRN in Sanford, NC at Central Carolina Hospital

Date Posted: 7/4/2020

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Job Description

Central Carolina Hospital

Summary: 
 Provides direct and indirect patient care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Meets the physical, psychosocial, religious/cultural and needs of the patient and family. Communicates effectively with all members of the health care team as appropriate about changes in the patient’s condition or response to treatment. Basic PC skills. Able to work on smoke-free campus. Able to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.

Essential Functions:
1. Performs duties as assigned and requested.
2. Completes a focused patient assessment with reassessments
3. based on patients condition, procedures, medications given and treatments.
4. Adequately assesses and reassesses pain. Utilizes appropriate pain
5. management techniques.
6. Performs patient care and communicates effectively with patients of all ages and specific needs.
7. Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on the age of the patient and the patient’s clinical condition. Follows the 6 rights of medication administration to reduce the potential for medication errors.
8. Assists physicians with procedures and performs services requiring
9. technical and manual skills.
10. Performs treatments and provides services to the level of licensure.
11. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes
12. patient safety and reduces the likelihood of errors.
13. Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
14. Educates patient and family on disease process.

Job Requirements

Require Required Education:
Associate’s degree is required
Bachelor’s degree is preferred

Required License:
Registered Nurse in North Carolina is required (or compact state)

Required Certification:
American Heart Association BLS is required
American Heart Association ACLS is required
American Heart Association PALS is required, or must be accomplished within 3 months of orientation completion.

Other:
1 year of experience in a health care setting is preferred
Experience in a Critical Care, ED, or Progressive Care Unit / Step Down Unit is preferred
Experience with ventilators, critical drips, chest tubes, telemetry is preferred
CCRN is preferred, or must be accomplished 1 year after orientation is completed

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

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