The Registered Nurse 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, and 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; and follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
The Registered Nurse will have a medium workload - exert up to 50 lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 20 lbs frequently and/or up to 10 lbs constantly.
The Registered Nurse manages stress appropriately and can make decisions under pressure and handle multiple priorities. The minimum requirements of this position require the individual to:
walk and stand for several hours, perform repetitive tasks/motions, distinguish colors, hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder/normal speaking voice, have good manual dexterity, have good eye-hand-foot coordination, have clarity of vision.
Current Florida licensure as an RN.
Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
One (1) year experience in the field is preferred.
Clinical, organizational, critical thinking, multi-tasking, and communication skills in a detail-oriented, customer-focused organization are required. Basic computer skills are required. Ability to maintain confidential information is required.
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