RN - Med/Surg - Nights

  • Artesia General Hospital
  • Artesia, NM 88210
  • Feb 14, 2020
Nursing

Job Description

Responsible for the delivery of care to patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation; and effectively interacts with patient, significant others, and other health team members while maintaining standards of professional nursing. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: ·         Utilize the nursing process by demonstrating appropriate assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the patient's care, as evidenced by client/staff observation. ·         Teach patient/significant other appropriate health information in a timely manner and share written informational material. ·         Perform direct patient care, utilizing established procedures, policies, and standards. ·         Assist patients, family members or other clients with concern and empathy; respect their confidentiality and privacy and communicate with them in a courteous and respectful manner. ·         Assist in the orientation/training of new employees. ·         Assist other staff in the performance of their assignments. ·         Recognize the need for variations in staffing and volunteer to fill open shifts. ·         Take direction and initiate actions (cross/additional training) that will allow the assumption of cross-functional duties to ensure seamless patient care. ·         Demonstrate sound judgment by taking appropriate actions regarding questionable findings or concerns.  KNOWLEDGE/SKILL/ABILITIES: ·         Basic computer. ·         Knowledgeable regarding the nursing process and its application, including the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care.  MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:       Education – Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing – Associate Degree or Diploma required.  Work Experience – One-year experience, graduates accepted based upon position availability.  Training – N/A  License/Certification – Current New Mexico License and BLS required. ACLS, PALS preferred.

Employment Type

Full-Time Night Shift