A registered nurse, or RN, is responsible for working with other healthcare professionals to help treat patients with various injuries, illnesses, or disabilities. Their duties include communicating with Doctors and other Registered Nurses about patient needs, administering IVs and medications to aid their patients’ health, and using medical equipment to monitor patients’ vital signs.
1. Conduct physical exams to assess patient health needs and problems
2. Implement physicians’ orders, perform treatments, start IVs, administer medications, and interpret special tests.
3. Administer direct care to injured, disabled, ill, or convalescent patients
4. Review and maintain medical records
5. Implement and develop nursing care plans
6. Counsel patients and family members on disease prevention and health maintenance
7. Order and evaluate diagnostic tests to assess patients’ conditions and needs
8. Supervise the work of licensed practical nurses, nursing aides, and assistants
9. Educate patients about their medical conditions and treatment plans
10. Maintain a safe, hygienic working environment
11. Prepare rooms and medical equipment and decontaminate instruments
12. Provide emotional and psychological support
Requirements and skills
1. Proven experience as a registered nurse
2. Excellent knowledge of nursing care methods and procedures
3. Excellent knowledge of emergency care
4. In-depth knowledge of health and safety guidelines and procedures (sanitation, decontamination, etc.) and willingness to follow them at all times.
5. A team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
6. Responsible and compassionate
7. Outstanding organizational and multi-tasking skills
8. Patient with excellent problem-solving skills
9. BSc or another diploma from a nursing program
10. Valid nursing license