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RN Graduate Nurse (Multiple Openings)

Anderson Regional Medical Center
Meridian

Job Description

This position is giving new graduates an opportunity to apply with Anderson. Should you be selected for an interview and considered a strong candidate, you will be asked to reapply to a specific available RN position. MS RN licensure and current BLS certification are required prior to an RN position.

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

A. Professional Requirements:

o Performs basic patient care responsibilities, including obtain vital signs, finger stick glucose, feeding patients, maintaining fluid balance, etc. considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient's age.

o Communicates appropriately and clearly to charge/head nurse, co-workers, and physicians.

o Provides explanation to patient and family prior to administering care to patient; answers questions within scope of practice.

o Maintains awareness of and responds to the needs of the patients, including communication needs, and emergency or physically distressful situations.

o Provides basic care to patients within the scope of practice that includes actions that meet psychosocial needs and physical needs.

o Assists in admission, transfer, and discharge of patient.

o Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient's needs.

o Demonstrates an ability to perform services requiring technical and manual skills under the direction of a RN.

o Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized, and functions under stressful situations.

o Meets current documentation standards and policies and completes within shift.

o Demonstrates knowledge of disease entities.

o Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.

o Communicates with Social Services/Discharge Planner regarding both in-hospital and post discharge needs.

o Participates in age-specific competency process.

o Assists in orientation of new employees.

o Attends mandatory staff meetings.

o Attends annual review and departmental in-services, as appropriate.

o Ensures confidentiality of patient's records.

o Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to observe, monitor, and communicate pertinent information with the health care team regarding observations noted during patient sitter assignments.

B. Education/Regulatory Requirements:

o High School/GED

o BLS/CPR required.

C. Language Skills:

o Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.

D. Skills:

o Must meet one of the following requirements:
1. Be a 4th Semester ADN student in good standing awaiting graduation.
2. ADN Graduate awaiting State Board exam.

*All ADN Graduates without a current RN License will be hired in as a Graduate Nurse until State Boards have been obtained.

Requisition Number:7330

Employment Type

Full Time

Schedule

Weekends Required, No Call

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