Provides professional nursing care by utilizing the nursing process to care for patient within an assigned unit.
Coordinates care planning with other disciplines
Under the supervision and administration of the Nurse Manager or Charge Nurse of assigned Unit, the Staff RN is responsible for the nursing care in an assigned nursing unit or a portion of a nursing unit.
CARE OF PATIENTS WITH PNEUMONIA:
CARE OF THE AMI PATIENTS:
CARE OF THE CHF PATIENTS:
CARE OF VENTILATOR PATIENTS:
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:
Current RN licensure
BLS certification required
ACLS and PALS certification within one year
TNCC and ENPC preferred
Must have a copy of a diploma or offical transcript of the highest level of education
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Complete or in process of receiving an approved critical care course.
Demonstrates ability to communicate with physicians, patients, peers, supervisors and all levels of hospital personnel.
Demonstrates ability to handle nursing situation involving patients in critical care
Must be able to communicate with physicians, all levels of hospital personnel, patients, visitors and families.
Pass pharmacology test given by NARMC with a score of 80% or above.
Post-orientation, demonstrate knowledge as to patient care, medications, ability to recognize emergency situations then take appropriate actions.
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English