Nurse ( RN ) - TRH

Hospital MedSurg
4/28/2024

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Position Description

Promotes and restores patients'/residents' health by completing the nursing process; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; providing physical and psychological support to patients/residents, friends, and families.

Job Duties:
  • Identifies patient/resident care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients/residents and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.
  • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients/residents, friends, and families.
  • Promotes patient's/resident's independence by establishing patient/resident care goals; teaching patient/resident, friends, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.
  • Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient/resident care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following hospital and nursing division's philosophies and standards.
  • Resolves patient/resident problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
  • Protects patients/residents and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
  • Documents patient/resident care services by charting in patient/resident and department records.
  • Maintains continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains patient/resident confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies; using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Education:
Associate Degree or higher. Current RN Licensure.

Training/Experience:
Prior experience as a RN highly desired.

Skills/Qualifications:
  • EMR/EHR Experience
  • Customer Service
  • Time Management
  • Organization
  • Attention to Detail
  • Professionalism
  • Quality Focus

Type: Full-time