RN- New Grad- Behavior Health in Rutherfordton, NC at Rutherford Regional Health System

Date Posted: 6/19/2018

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Job Description

Rutherford Regional Health System

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 www.dukelifepointhealthcare.com

Essential Functions:

Completes initial and ongoing assessments.

Assessments include physical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care abilities, educational, age appropriate,
cultural and discharge planning needs.

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

Discusses assessment parameters and scoring for CIWA.

Defines treatment guidelines based on assessment findings/scores for CIWA.
 
Documents patient care given.

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

Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition,
and ambulation.

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.

Employee supervises others.

Assists with orientation and training of others as directed.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Education:

Associate’s degree - 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:

Basic Life Support (BLS)

Licenses: NC RN

Minimum Work Experience 1-3 years


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

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