Harrison County Hospital
  • 22-Jun-2020 to 10-Oct-2020 (EST)
  • TCU/ICU
  • Corydon, IN, USA
  • Per Diem

RN License Required

Job Summary: Under the direction of the department of nursing service, the staff nurse, as a registered nurse, bears primary responsibility and accountability for the nursing care patients receive.  The staff nurse's practice possesses characteristics identified in the nursing profession's standards of practice, nurse's code of ethics, and the Indiana nurse practice act.  In Inherent in this practice is the nursing process; the assessment of the patient status, the plan of nursing actions, the implementation of that plan and the evaluation of the plan.  The staff nurse's patient population will include patients from infancy to geriatric who present with either medical or post-surgical problems.

REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:

* Current state Registered Nurse Licensure.

* Corporate Compliance

* Annual Fire/Safety Inservice attendance.

* Corporate Compliance 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

 * Ability to read and communicate effectively in English

 * Good knowledge of medical terminology

 SKILLS:

* ACLS trained.

* CPR trained.

* Venipuncture Skills.

* Ability to accurately monitor cardiac rhythms.

* PALS recommended

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

* Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.

* Completion of hospital approved critical care course and/or comparable experience in critical care nursing    and/or emergency room.

AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES:

* Demonstrates knowledge, skills and behaviors appropriate to the population(s) served, and based on  

   specific criteria and/or age specific considerations, as follows:

* Exhibit communication skills necessary to interpret age specific response to situations.

* Ability to assess and interpret data specific to infants, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics.

* Ability to provide age specific treatments.  (Infants, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics.)

* Knowledge of growth and development.

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