The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for managing individualized patient care by promoting and restoring patients’ health through the nursing process; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; providing physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families; and supervising assigned team members. The RN is responsible for the Clinical Manager for the assigned Department.
Registered Nurse Responsibilities:
1. Maintaining accurate, complete health care records and reports.
2. Administering medications to patients and monitoring them for side effects and reactions.
3. Prescribing assistive medical devices and related treatments.
4. Recording patient vital signs and medical information.
5. Order medical diagnostic and clinical tests.
6. Monitoring, reporting, and recording symptoms or changes in patient conditions.
7. Administering non-intravenous medications.
8. Assessing, implementing, planning, or evaluating patient nursing care plans by working with healthcare team members.
9. Modifying patient health treatment plans as indicated by patient conditions and responses.
Registered Nurse Requirements:
1. Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in nursing.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
2. Current licensure in good standing in the state of practice, and all other states where the license is held.
3. Evidence of 1 year of nursing experience in a specialty within the past two years.
4. Evidence of BLS and all additional required credentials specific to nurse specialty and as designated by health care organization.
5. Ability to effectively communicate with patients, families, physicians, and hospital staff.
6. Basic computer skills.
7. Professional, friendly attitude.
8. Experience in-home health care.
9. Experience in the emergency room or intensive care.