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.
· 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.
· 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.
Full-Time Night Shift