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.
Associate's degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred
If CNOR, continuing education requirements for re-certification is 150 in 5 years
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:
Current RN licensure
BLS certification required
ACLS certification within six months
CNOR certification, though not required, is a benefit
Must have a copy of a diploma or offical transcript of the highest level of education
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
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.
Knowledge of methods peculiar to OR nursing or complete on-the-job training
Will not function as RN-circulating capacity until approved by OR supervisor
Knowledge of hospital and OR policies and procedures
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English