Weekend Staffing-Registered Nurse
The following statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements, which may be inherent in the position.
An RN provides and coordinates total nursing care for patients maintaining standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting and pursuant to the objectives and policies of the Nursing Care Division and Medical Center policies and procedures.
Some of the skills performed Shift Report, hand off of patient information
Administration of blood products
Venipuncture for blood collection
Physical Assessment and collecting of information
Rounding with physicians
Finger stick blood sugars
Directing staff in patient care
Develop and update patient problem list
Initiates and coordinates resources in planning patient care
Insertion of Foley catheters and Nasogastric tube
Transcribing physician orders
Dressing wounds and skin care
Care of patients with central lines including central line dressing change
Assisting physicians with procedure (ie. Central line and chest tube insertion)
Graduation from a school of nursing program
Licensure by the Alabama State Board of Nursing
After orientation demonstrates and maintains skills and knowledge pertinent to the practice and
education of Registered Nurse.
After orientation demonstrates competence of the care of the acute care patient