RN - Short Stay in McMinnville, OR at Willamette Valley Medical Center

Date Posted: 11/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Summary:

The Registered Nurse utilizes the knowledge bases of nursing education and experience in order to deliver nursing care using the nursing process according to the hospitals policies, procedures, and protocols. The RN responds to life-threatening situations with appropriate nursing interventions. The RN organizes patient care delivery by prioritizing, delegating, delivering and evaluating on an ongoing basis.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current RN licensure in the state of Oregon.
  • Obtain BLS certification within 3 months of hire and maintain as current.
  • Obtain ACLS certification within 6 months of hire and maintain as current.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Demonstrates knowledge and appropriate use of the Nursing Process for patients in the following age groups: Infants, Pediatrics, Adolescents, Adults, Geriatrics. Including accurate and appropriate assessments and reassessments following the Standards of Care for Short Stay Services.
  • Documents thoroughly, following regulatory and hospital requirements. Including updating Phase II times, IV start/stop times and other required documentation in the EMR system.
  • Evaluates patients response to interventions. Evaluates patients pain level and response to medication.
  • Assessment should include use of the pain scale and documentation on the EMAR per hospital policy.
  • Assumes responsibility for clinical competency and professional development.
  • Independently manages patient assignment utilizing appropriate use of resources.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrate sound judgment, patience and maintain a professional demeanor at all times
  • Ability to work in a busy and stressful environment
  • Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Creativity, problem analysis and decision making
  • Ability to work varied shifts

WVMC is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have special need or seek accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process, please contact us at (503) 472-6131.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)