RN Resident PRN in Fort Mohave, AZ at Valley View Medical Center

Date Posted: 4/20/2021

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Job Description

Valley View Medical Center

This is a Department of Nursing Service position that provides delivery of patient care with a smooth transition from academic nurse to professional Registered Nurse (RN). Must demonstrate the clinical ability to work as Primary RN on the Unit to which assigne
d. Must be able to coordinate the delivery of patient care on the Unit; completes required documentation; participates inpatient/family teaching and discharge planning, effectively utilizing the Nursing Process.
Residency program duration is 12 months, first 90 days are education and then transfer to the unit

Will adhere to the standards of behavior, and confidentiality-HIPAA guidelines at all times. Performs basic patient care activities as delegated and supervised by an RN. Appropriately documents all patient care given. Documentation must always be verified by the RN upon completion. Will develop nursing knowledge, the ability to follow guidelines, communication and interpersonal skills, time management and bedside manner. Monitors, records and communicate patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient and family.

Assists patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living, including but not limited to bathing, grooming, eating, and ambulation, monitoring vital signs, monitoring blood glucose levels, recording accurate intake and output on the unit to which assignedPerforms plan of care intervention, including vital signs, specimen collection, ambulation, basic patient care activities as delegated by an RN
Reports abnormal findings or changes in physical, mental, and emotional conditions to nursing staff.May perform nursing skills in which they were deemed competent by the nursing preceptor but always under the direct supervision of an RN. 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 to develop the basic leadership skills required of a Registered Nurse while also learning to lead the team on the unit. Delivers quality patient care while completing assignments in compliance with the Nursing Process, the Arizona Practice Act, The Joint Commission-TJC, and State Regulations. Maintains compliance with organizational policies, as well as established practices, protocols, procedures of the position, department and applicable professional standards.
To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties the incumbent will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education

Associates Degree from an accredited nursing program and waiting to take and pass the AZ State Board of Nursing exam □ Preferred X Required X Must have completed nursing clinicals and was in good standing in their Nursing Program. X Able to obtain AZ Nursing License within 90 days from graduation.

Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and function as a member of the multidisciplinary team.Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate actions. Adheres to the standards of nursing care, patient safety guidelines and policies of the hospital.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) - American Heart Association X Required at time of hire (With the ACLS certification, Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association is not required)X APEX Innovations EKG course within 30 days of hire and annually thereafter X RequiredX NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS) Healthstream Module within 30 days of hire and annually thereafter X Required
Competencies: as validated by nurse preceptorX Must possess basic computer skillsX Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally with patients, families, and medical staff

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