Touchette Regional Hospital

Registered Nurse - Med/Surg/Telemetry (40771294)
Location: Centreville, Illinois - United States
Posted: 10/23/2017

Registered Nurse - Med/Surg/Telemetry

2nd/3rd FT RN Required

Job Summary:

The registered nurse is a professional practitioner who assesses patient needs, develops the plan of care, creates nursing diagnoses, implements interventions and evaluates patient care throughout the patient's hospitalization.

Essential Functions and Duties:

Maintains an environment that preserves individual dignity and respect for privacy and confidentiality

Fosters an environment that rewards the maintenance of a safe workplace

Maintains professional appearance in accordance with policy; considers the effects of appearance on customer expectations and needs of specific job environment

Assesses, develops and evaluates own goals for professional growth

Promotes harmonious relationships among the healthcare team

Adheres to hospital policy and procedures

Demonstrates an ability to adapt to change in hospital functions, management styles and departmental routines

Demonstrates an ability to prioritize; remains flexible, well-organized and functional under stressful situations

Maintain self-motivation and productivity utilizing effective time management skills

Performs adjustments to work assignments as necessary to achieve efficient and effective unit operation

Accountable for maintaining an attitude and behavior that is in accordance with the hospital mission, vision and values

Interacts appropriately with the age and developmental levels of internal and external customers

Conscious of the needs of others; offers assistance when necessary and provides service with a sense of compassion and empathy

Knowledgeable and responsible in your job, exhibiting pride in your work and maintaining poise in difficult situations

You understand people have differences but you do not let it affect how you interact with them

Able to demonstrates cPr basics - Caring, Professionalism, and respect

Position Qualifications:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

Current Illinois State licensure.

Maintains regulatory requirements.

Preferred Skills and Abilities:

BCLS certification within 6 months of employment. Completion of annual orientation, inservice requirements and competencies.

Completion of a basic EKG class within one year of employment. Must complete work in a timely manner and wear hospital identification when on duty. Reads all monthly communications and attends mandatory unit meetings and inservices.

Basic Computer skills .

Physical Demands:

Lift but not limited to 25 pounds when turning patients, assisting patients, assisting patients with activities.

Must stand for 4-6 hours.

Prolonged walking, standing. lifting, pushing, pulling, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, and sitting may be required.

Perform multiple tasks that require prioritization.

Perform crises interventions in an appropriate and timely manner.

Is exposed to unpleasant sounds, sight and odors related to accidents, injuries and illness

Is regularly exposed to the risk of blood borne pathogens and disease

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Other
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