Website West Holt Medical Services
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. The Registered Nurse (RN) is a professional who is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating patient care. The RN is ultimately responsible for documentation of assessment, interventions, outcomes, discharge plans, and patient/ family education. They collaborate with the Providers and other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team to provide continuity of care. The RN is responsible for the supervision/delegation of tasks to appropriate individuals and skills necessary to provide age-appropriate patient care and is accountable to the policies and procedures of the organization.
Education & Experience Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Completion of high school diploma or by equivalent outside study.
Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing
Currently licensed as Registered Nurse in the State of Nebraska
BLS, ACLS, PALS, TNCC
Ability to apply knowledge of patient rights, safety rights, safety practices, infection control principles, and risk management issues. Ability to follow policies and procedures of department and hospital. Ability to maintain a high level of integrity, confidentiality and professionalism. Serve on committees and assist with programs of the hospital to constantly improve the quality of health care and promote good public relations. Ability to work in a timely manner, within the time allotted for the shift per patient census.
Admission assessment and documentation of patients pre-operatively.
Ensure the operative/informed consent is in the patients’ medical record.
Ensure patient is informed about their procedure.
Monitoring post-operative patients’ level of consciousness during recovery from anesthesia.
Measuring and recording patients’ vital signs.
Closely observing patients for signs of side effects of anesthesia medication.
Treating pain, nausea, and other post-operative symptoms of anesthesia.
Updating charts, patient files, and medical records.
Collaborating with the medical team on post-operative patient care and facilitating timely specialized interventions.
Providing comfort and reassurance to distressed post-operative patients and concerned family members.
Mange blood and fluid transfusion.
Change bandages and dress surgical wounds as needed.
Determine when patient has met discharge criteria for either discharge from post-anesthesia care unit to a patient room or discharge from hospital
Educating patients and their families on post-surgery care, as well as answering questions.
Discharge assessment(s) and documentation of patients post-operatively.
Other duties as assigned.
This job description is in tandem with the West Holt Medical Services RN job description.
Why Nurses Choose our Hospital: Having a voice. Teamwork & Camaraderie. Up-to-date equipment. Variety of patients. Progressive community. Great Providers. Time for personalized care. Family-focused team of Nurses.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
To apply for this position:
Download the Employment Application at www. westholtmed.org/careers
Email completed application, cover letter and resume to Director of Human Resources, Jacque Borer at firstname.lastname@example.org
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