Registered Nurse - Medical Surgical

  • Jefferson County Health Center
  • 2000 S Main St, Fairfield, IA, USA
  • Sep 13, 2021
Full Time Nursing

Job Description

Function:                           To  plan  and provide for  total patient  care  through use of nursing
                                            process in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient
                                            needs. To direct and guide patient teaching,  activities  of  ancillary
                                            personnel while maintaining standards of professional nursing.  

Significant Duties:

  1. Consistently utilizes methods and knowledge to accurately assess all patient systems.
  2. Identifies appropriate nursing diagnosis to develop a plan of care that is individualized, timely, and patient centered.
  3. Implements nursing actions safely and consistently with the plan of care.
  4. Incorporates patient and family teaching into the assessment and care of each patient. Evaluates outcomes of patient care and teaching
  5. Assessment, planning, intervention, including teaching and evaluation of patient care are reflected by completed and accurate documentation.
  6. Acts as liaison between physicians, care team, the patient, and the family. Serves as patient advocate, as necessary.
  7. Demonstrates the ability to use critical thinking skills in prioritization, delegation, decision making and practicing safety.
  8. Attends all required meetings and inservices.



Job Qualifications:
Education:                        Graduate  of  accredited  school of nursing.   Current   Iowa   license
                                          (RN). BCLS, ACLS as indicated by area of responsibility. Successful
                                          completion of JCH pharmacology qualifying examination.

Experience:                       Experience preferred, but not required.


Various statuses, shifts, and schedules

Employment Type (feed only)

Fulltime, Part-time, PRN