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RN Inpatient Services (MedSurg/Tele) in East Liverpool, OH at EAST LIVERPOOL CITY HOSPITAL

Date Posted: 1/12/2019

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Job Description

The Registered Nurse supports the organization's mission, vision and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence, competence, collaboration, innovation, and respect, and personalization, commitment to our community, accountability and ownership. SUMMARY The Registered Nurse is responsible for delivering care to urgent and non-urgent patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation in accordance with policies and procedures and the Ohio Board of Nursing guidelines and regulations. This position interacts with physicians, patient care services staff, patients, and families while maintaining standards of professional nursing. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS  Collects and records patient's current symptoms, detailed past medical history, medications and vital signs;  Consults and coordinates with healthcare team to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate care plans;  Performs triage while considering both physical and psychosocial elements;  Works directly under physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants, assisting during exams, diagnostic testing, and treatments;  Manages basic life support needs and stabilizes patients based upon nursing standards and protocols;  Initiates corrective action for adverse symptomology;  Administers oral, subcutaneous, intravenous, and intramuscular medications per practitioner's orders;  Provides IV therapy and phlebotomy, sends blood/urine specimens to lab for testing;  Reports and documents adverse reactions to medications and treatments in accordance with hospital policy;  Initiates patient and family education concerning home care needs, medications, and follow-up appointments and treatments;  Maintains accurate and continued nursing documentation, including patient condition, treatments, and responses. This job description is only a summary of the principal functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties. Preferred: Previous Acute Care hospital experience preferred Ventilator Management experience preferred Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred


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