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RN-Medical/Surgical PRN (1982)

Bolivar Medical Center
Cleveland

Job Description

- RN-Medical/Surgical PRN (1982) (7422-1982)

Job Description

RN-Medical/Surgical PRN (1982)-7422-1982

Bolivar Medical Center

Description

Bolivar Medical Center is committed to being the premier healthcare provider in the Mississippi Delta region. Through the combined efforts of each member of the Bolivar Medical Center Team, our hospital delivers the highest quality of service to all of our customers.

Utilizing the Nursing Process, the Registered Nurse (RN), under the supervision of the Department Head and with the authority of the Chief Nursing Officer, coordinates patient-centered care meeting both the psychological and physical needs of the patients and ensures optimal care and service in accordance with physician orders, The Joint Commission, nursing and departmental guidelines. The Registered Nurse fulfills these duties to ensure continuity and quality of care which fosters the best interest and well being of all patients and their families

Qualifications

Education:

Graduate from a school of professional nursing with current licensure as a Registered Nurse from the Mississippi State Board of Nursing or current licensure in one of the COMPACT states. Current BLS certification is required. If not current, BLS certification must be obtained within 90 days of hire. PALS certification is required for those caring for pediatric patients. ACLS and NRP certification is desired.

Experience:

Previous experience in a medical/surgical unit is preferred. Requirements will include successful completion of orientation checklist and skills/credentials/competency requirements of specific unit.

Skills:

Requires ability to function in stressful situations. Verbal ability to present information and ideas related to nursing theory and practice. Ability to accept responsibility and accountability to prescribe, delegate, and coordinate nursing care provided on assigned units as required with leadership qualities. Requires the cognitive ability and practical ability to provide nursing care appropriate to the patient population assigned, considering patient age, growth and development, and diagnosis with full implementation of the nursing process to include Assessment/Reassessment, Nursing Diagnosis, Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation.

Typical Physical Demands:

Requires full range of motion including handling and lifting patients and/or equipment, manual and finger dexterity and eye hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive period of time. May require lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds. May require frequent bending, squatting and kneeling. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Requires ability to work under stressful conditions and/or irregular hours. Potential for exposure to communicable diseases and/or body fluids.

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Primary Location Mississippi-Cleveland

Schedule Per Diem/PRN

Shift Variable

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