The RN performs under the direct supervision of the Director of Nursing and is delegated an assignment by the coordinator to achieve quality patient care. The RN Staff Nurse shall implement the nursing process in an organized, systematic manner to include assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation as evidenced by documentation in Patient Care Record, direct observation by Director of Nursing and patient evaluations of care. The RN is responsible to the Director of Nursing for patient care. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served; also demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the department's policies and procedures.
Education/Skills: Graduate of a recognized non-online RN program required.
Work Experience: One year long-term care nursing preferred, but not required.
Certification/Licensure: Must hold a current license to practice professional nursing in state of Mississippi.