Cornerstone Healthcare Group
The Registered Nurse is responsible for the direct and indirect nursing care of all patients ranging in age from 18 years to geriatric experiencing medically complex conditions, general medical-surgical conditions, with rehabilitation and/or wound care needs.
The Registered Nurse (RN) duties include:
The overall direction and supervision of all patient care during his/her shift.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skill to carry out the nursing process when providing patient care.
Satisfies the established standards of the nursing practice.
Supervises and delegates patient care tasks to LVN/LPN or CNA and other patient care team members.
Promotes teamwork with physicians and personnel of other departments.
As appropriate, the registered nurse takes into consideration the patients’ age in the performance of any task.
Perform other duties as assigned
Ability to project a professional image.
Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements and hospital policies and procedures.
Working knowledge and ability to apply professional standards of practice in job situations.
Strong organizational and analytical skills.
Working knowledge of personal computer and software applications used in job functions (Order entry, data input etc.)
A minimum of two (2) years experience in an acute care medical surgical environment is preferred.
Education and/or Experience:
Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing.
Two or more years of medical surgical, critical care experience as a Registered Nurse (RN) is preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
A Registered Nurse who is currently licensed to practice, in good standing, by the state of employment.
Must maintain current ACLS certification throughout employment.
ACLS certification is required upon hire for ICU.