Job Summary: At the direction and control of the Nurse Manager, the Registered Nurse provides professional patient care services.
Reports to: Departmental Nurse Manager
Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing and Licensed in the State of Arkansas as a Registered Nurse, and certified in BLS.
Experience: Five (5) years’ hospital experience preferred.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Assesses patient needs, plans and implements patient care activities and evaluates the patient’s response to treatment
Manages activities within the therapeutic milieu and directs delivery of nursing care by other members of the nursing treatment team while promoting teamwork
Documents on individual flow sheet and progress notes all pertinent and meaningful observations and information
May function as lead or charge nurse
Participates in computerized health information systems
Prepares reports for departmental and accounting purposes in a timely manner
Maintains nursing competencies
Maintains standards required by regulatory entities
Actively participate in all special events
Performs other duties as assigned
May be required to work evenings, nights, and/or weekends on a regular or as needed basis