Primary Purpose: To provide quality patient care following the standards using the nursing process in order, to maintain a safe environment to provide patient and family education, and to provide proper documentation for billing.
Routine Decision Making: Triages patients, performs nursing process and determines all aspects of nursing care; administers medications and treatments appropriately.
Required Knowledge: Nursing process; critical care; medications and treatments; growth and development; disease processes; anatomy and physiology.
Required Skills and Ability: Good communication skills; auscultation, palpation and IV skills; time management skills; ability to utilize and interpret emergency equipment.
Unusual Working Conditions: Risk of blood, body fluid contamination.
Education and Certification/ Registration Required for the Position: Two to four-year RN degree; current licensure in the state of Missouri; ACLS/BLS/PALS required, one year of critical care or Emergency experience preferred.
Age Specific Competencies: Provides care to neonates (1-30 days), infants (30 days-1 year), children (1 yr-12 yrs); adolescent patients between 12 to 18 years of age; adult patients between 18 to 64 years; and geriatric patients 65 years and older.
Cass Regional Medical Center - 10 months ago