Staff Nurse- 4N

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

Job Description

STAFF NURSE
4 NORTH


 


 


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


 



  • Acquire and maintain current knowledge of all equipment and procedures/treatments generally used in the care of med/surg patients.
  • Formulate nursing care plans.
  • Safely and accurately administer medications within the scope of RN practice.
  • Assist physician with invasive/ non-invasive procedures performed on the nursing unit.
  • Maintain patient safety.  Identifying patients at risk for falls and following fall risk protocol.
  • Document/Communicate pertinent information regarding patient condition.
  • Provide direction and supervision to LPN's, POCT's and other ancillary staff
  • Accurately transcribe physician orders into Meditech system
  • Monitor and ensure the accurate and timely completion of physician orders.
  • Perform other duties as requested. 

 


Requirements


 



  • Current R.N. licensure for Ohio and maintain.
  • Current CPR card and maintain.
  • 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.