RN 4th Surgical FT - Days in Rutherfordton, NC at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 6/27/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Rutherford Regional Health System

This position qualifies for a $2,000 Sign-On Bonus!!  Summary:

To render professional nursing care to a group of assigned patients within the hospital. Collaborates with the medical staff and other members of the health care team to provide quality patient care. Performs all activities in accordance with approved policies and guides. Supervises and delegates appropriate duties to ancillary personnel. 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.
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

Minimum Education
Associate’s Degree in Nursing required
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred

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.
Required Skills
Certifications:
Basic Life Support (BLS) required
Handle with care within 3 months of hire
Required Skills
Licenses: Current RN license to practice in NC (NC licensure or multi-state (compact) license).
Minimum Work Experience
1-3 years preferred and recent acute care experience within past 3 years preferred 

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