The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the delivery of care to patients. The professional nurse assumes the responsibility and accountability for the delegation of patient care to other members of the health care team and assures completion of care delivery needs. She assumes responsibility for complying with federal regulations, and documentation requirement supporting patient care including completing patient records, completing quality audits and takes responsibility for competency in her assigned area. She assists as needed to assure good customer service with patients, family and other hospital staff and that department requirements are completed.
Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. Promotes patients independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Requires an associates degree and is certified as a registered nurse. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
Years of Related Experience
- American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
- American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS)
- Current/Active Florida Registered Nurse License (RN) OR Approved Multi-State License
- Education 3: Technical School/2 Years College/Associates Degree
- American Heart Association Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) (within 90 days of hire date)