Job Description

Registered Nurse (RN) - Per Diem - Willcox
Job CategoryNursing
SchedulePer Diem
Shift3 - Night Shift

Northern Cochise Community Hospital Position Description

 

JOB TITLE:  Registered Nurse  / PRN /  Emergency Department

 

REPORTS TO:   ED Nurse Manager

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY

 

Manages individualized, goal-directed nursing care through use of the nursing process and the principles

of primary nursing in accordance with departmental and hospital policies and procedures.

Reasonable Accommodations / Job Performance:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and the

physical demands satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with

disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description outlines those functions,

responsibilities and success factors upon which the incumbent’s performance may be evaluated.

 

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Provides general nursing care to patients.

§ Assesses and diagnoses patient and family needs in order to provide quality care to assigned

patients, prioritizing the patients in the order of seeing the provider

§ Explains procedures and treatments to patient to gain cooperation,

understanding, and allay apprehension.

§ Prepares equipment and aids physician during treatment and examination of patient.

§ Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to implement medical plan of care, nursing

interventions, and procedures as necessary for the care of the patient.

§ Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing

techniques.

§ Maintains up-to-date and accurate documentation of nursing care provided to ensure the

integration of information for use by the healthcare team to ensure quality care.

§ Maintains/reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent information.

§ Documents all nursing care, procedures, medication administration, communication with ancillary

departments and providers, and family interactions and interventions.

Secondary Functions:

Maintains current knowledge/certification/licensure. Pursues professional growth and development.

§ Participates in professional growth functions and Performance Improvement activities.

Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.

Oversees business operations of nurses station.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

ADN or BSN from accredited school of nursing.

 

 

CERTIFICATES/LICENSE/REGISTRATIONS 

Current, Unrestricted, AZ RN license required.

§ Current CPR or BLS required.

§ Current ACLS (or obtained within 6 months of hire)

§ ATCN or TNCC (or obtained within 6 months of hire)

§ PALS (or obtained within 6 months of hire)

§ NRP – Preferred.

 

KNOWLEDGE/ SKILLS/ ABILITIES 

Thorough knowledge of the Nurse Practice Act, nursing process and standards of care.

· Skills in basic nursing principles such as IV starts, NG tube insertion and maintenance, and

catheter placement, and basic physical assessments.

· Written and verbal communication skills.

· The ability to prioritize and make autonomous decisions.

Application Instructions

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