RN
Nexus Health Systems - Conroe, TX

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Under the direct supervision of the Nurse Manager/Charge Nurse the RN provides direct nursing care in accordance with the laws governing nursing practice.
  • Ensures that scope of duties and services provided are consistent and within the guidelines of the state nursing practice act.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of individual patients’/residents’ histories, current progress and treatment goals.
  • Demonstrates ability to make appropriate nursing decisions when assessing patients/residents.
  • Complies with established medication policies and procedures.
  • Effectively operates and troubleshoots commonly utilized equipment.
  • Completes all required documentation in a timely manner.
  • Receives telephone orders from mid-level practitioner/M.D. and fulfills orders per established policies and procedures.
  • Reassess patients per established policies and procedures to identify progress and tends that required intervention or reporting to the mid-level practitioner.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and possess ability to perform basic drug calculations
  • Participates in rounds when appropriate
  • Accepts patient assignments as directed by the Nurse Manger or Assistant Nurse Manager.
  • Coordinates care with ancillary clinical departments to provide optimal patient care.
  • Coordinates and oversees care delivered by LSA’s.
  • Ensures patient weights are performed and documented for patients as ordered
  • Enhances professional growth by attending seminars or further educational opportunities.
  • Actively seeks out opportunities for professional advancement.
  • Actively participates in orientation of new employees.
  • Possess ability to recognize changes in patient status with implementation of appropriate interventions.
  • Verbalizes the Registered Nurse role in patient emergency situations and cardiopulmonary arrest.
  • Performs other duties as assigned
EDUCATION:

§ Licensed Registered Nurse in the State in which performing duties.

EXPERIENCE:

§ Preferred minimum of at least one (1) years experience in the acute/post-acute.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

§ Maintain current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State in which performing duties.

§ Certified in BLS/CPR

§ Attend aggressive behavioral management training as required by the facility.

§ Maintain current certification in good standing during employment with this facility, or, obtain within thirty (30) days of hire.

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