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RN Acute - 36 hours/week - 6p-6a

Category:  St. Marys
Department:  Acute Nursing - St. Marys
Status:  Full-time
Description: 
  • Document data related to patients' care including assessment results, intervention, medications, patient responses or treatment changes.
  • Monitor, record and report symptoms and changes in patients' condition including but not limited to vital signs.
  • Perform emergency medical procedures, such as basic cardiac life support (BLS), advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), and other condition stabilizing interventions.
  • Manage patients' pain relief and sedation by providing pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions, monitoring patients' responses, and changing care plans accordingly as directed by physician.
  • Administer blood and blood product transfusions or intravenous infusions, monitoring patients for adverse reactions.
  • Consult and coordinate with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Order tests to identify and assess patients' condition as indicated by physician.
  • Discuss illnesses and treatments with patients and family members.
  • Monitor all aspects of patient care including diet and physical activity.
  • Direct and supervise less skilled nursing or health care personnel or supervise a particular unit.
  • Assess the needs of patients' family members or caregivers and provide input or provide support for these individuals.
  • Start IVs, administer injections, and administer medications as indicated by physician.
  • Read current literature, talk with colleagues, and participate in professional organizations or conferences to keep abreast of developments in acute care.
  • Supports and abides by the mission, values, and policies of CHCS in all activities.
  • On-going compliance with CHCS educational requirements.
  • All other duties as required.


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