The Medical Surgical RN provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include:
Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.
Carries out physician orders.
Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.
Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
Instructs and educates patients and families.
Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
Orients and mentors new staff members.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Education: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing with either an ADN or BSN degree.
Licensure/ Certifications: Must hold a current license from the Missouri Board of Nursing. BLS required upon hire or within one year of hire.
Experience: No previous experience required other than clinical rotations required as part of the degree completion.
An Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/H/V).
HCA Inc - 13 months ago