Registered nurses (RNs) are a vital part of patient care and well-being. They promote and restore patients' health by completing the nursing process while collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members. They provide physical and psychological support to patients and their friends and families. Registered nurses may also supervise a team of nursing and administrative staff, if applicable.
The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
· Monitoring symptoms or changes in patient condition.
· Maintaining accurate, detailed reports and medical charts.
· Recording patients' medical information and vital signs.
· Ordering, interpreting, and evaluating diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient condition.
· Modifying patient treatment plans as indicated by patient responses and conditions.
· Directing or supervising less-skilled nursing or healthcare personnel or a particular unit.
· Consulting and coordinating with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care plans.
· Overseeing all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity.
· Providing instruction to individuals, families, or other groups on topics such as health education, disease prevention, or childbirth
· Developing health improvement programs.
· Preparing patients for and assist with examinations or treatments.
· Must possess valid current license under the State Board of Nursing.
· Must have reliable transportation to and from work.
· Must be willing to travel, up to an hour distance.
· Must be 18 years of age or greater.
· Must have prior supervisory experience.
· Must have current BLS/CPR training with card, any other specialty certifications required for working in specialty areas (PALS, ACLS, etc.).
· Customer/Client Focus
· Ethical Conduct
· Time Management
· Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
· Stress Management/Composure
· Teamwork Orientation
· Technical Capacity
Supervisory Responsibility: This position has supervisory responsibility for registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, nursing assistants, medication assistants and related personnel as directed by the facility and Tri-State Nursing personnel.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and climbing throughout the course of the workday.
The employee must frequently lift or move objects and patients weighing over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This position requires long hours and frequent weekend work that could take place in a variety of facilities. Example: Clinics, Long Term Care Facilities, Hospitals, Home Health, etc.
Travel may be required, depending on job assignment
**Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. We offer mileage reimbursement for some positions. EOE.