Staff Nurse - 4 South

  • Licking Memorial Hospital
  • Licking Memorial Hospital Newark Ohio 43055 US
  • Posted: Dec 28, 2018
Other Nursing

Job Description

STAFF NURSE
4 SOUTH (PEDS)


 


 


Position Summary


 


A clinical competent registered professional nurse who delivers patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation. Prescribes, delegates and coordinates the nursing care provided to patients throughout the health system. Effectively interacts with the patient, significant others, and health care team members while maintaining the standards of professional nursing. 
 


Responsibilities


 



  • Safely and accurately administer medications within the scope of RN practice.
  • Formulate nursing care plans.
  • Assist physician with invasive/ non-invasive procedures performed on the nursing unit.
  • Acquire and maintain current knowledge of all equipment and procedures/treatments generally used in the care of pediatric and med/surg patients.
  • Document/Communicate pertinent information regarding patient condition.
  • Engage family in care plans when working with the pediatric population.
  • Monitor and ensure the accurate and timely completion of physician orders.
  • Accurately transcribe physician orders into electronic medical record 
  • Provide direction and supervision to LPN's, POCT's and other ancillary staff
  • Perform other duties as requested. 

Requirements


 



  • Current R.N. licensure for Ohio and maintain.
  • Current CPR card and maintain
  • Obtain PALS within 1 year
  • Obtain/maintain ECG rhythm recognition.
  • Work independently. 

 


Licking Memorial Health Systems is an equal opportunity employer and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations.  Licking Memorial Health Systems does not discriminate against applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, veteran status, pregnancy, disability, marital status, or other characteristics protected by law.