North Arkansas Regional Medical Center

  • RN - Med Surg

    Job Location US-AR-Harrison
    Job ID
    2018-2869
    Category
    Nursing
    Shift
    7:00am to 7:00pm
    Facility
    NARMC
    Type
    Full-Time 72
  • Overview

    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.

    Responsibilities

    • Assists in supervision and administration of nursing care of a patient unit or total care of an assigned number of patients.
    • Supervise activities of practical nurses, aides or nursing students.
    • Orient new personnel to the nursing unit.
    • Maintain accurate and complete records of nursing observations and care.
    • Communicate and make rounds with physicians providing the information they need to determine patient’s progress.  Communicate patient condition changes to physician and patient family.
    • Investigate complaints, correct if possible and report findings to nurse manager or charge nurse.
    • Assess patients, prepare assessment and care plans daily.
    • Start I.V.’s, supervises or gives medications.
    • Cooperate with case manager, social worker, families and or home health care personnel to complete discharge planning.  Fill out and give medications.
    • Maintains legal, institutional and professional standards.
    • Maintains a professional appearance at all times in dress and attitude.
    • Display emotional stability in dealing with patient, families, physicians and problems.
    • Be prepared at all times to handle patient emergencies.
    • Performs related duties required.

    Qualifications

     

    Required

    Preferred

    Education:

    Associate’s degree from an accredited nursing school

    Bachelor’s degree from an accredited nursing school

    Experience:

     

    Two years of experience in nursing practice

    Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:

    Current RN license with the Arkansas State Board of Nursing or Compact, Multistate Licensure

     

    BLS certification

    ALCS and PALS certification

    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.

    Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English

     

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