Provides direct and indirect patient care. Communicates with physicians about changes in patient clinical condition including assessment, planning and implementation of patient care. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
Eligible for a Mississippi Board of Nursing or Compact State Licensure as a Registered Nurse
Ability to speak effectively and in a professional manner to staff, management and outside individuals
Must be able to apply basic and advanced mathmatical skills in an effort to calculate medications; IV drip rates and medication dosages.
Must have the ability to apply non-judgmental reasoning capabilities whenever necessary when dealing with patients, staff, visitors and other employees.
Able to sit, stand; talk, hear alarms; use hands and fingers to feel and touch; push; pull; crouch or crawl; stoop; kneel; reach with hands and arms, taste or smell. May be required to exert up to 50-lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20-lbs frequently, and/or up tp 10-lbs constantly. This job has vision requirements, close; distance and color. Must be able to identify and distinguish colors, have peripheral vision and the ability to judge depth perception.
Bed Side Nursing