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MED/SURG RN (PRN)

Company: Maria Parham Health
Location: Henderson
Posted on: May 10, 2024

Job Description:

Maria Parham Health Who We Are: People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. With 205 licensed beds, Maria Parham Health is equipped for every health care need one can encounter. We are fully licensed by Joint Commission, the College of American Pathologists, and Rated Highest In-Patient Safety from Leapfrog. Where We Are: Henderson offers a great outdoors, including the region's largest lake, providing endless hours of fun boating, fishing, water skiing, and camping. Throw in great golfing, hunting and two fantastic recreational organizations and you may find yourself having a hard time deciding what to do next! Why Choose Us: - Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees - Competitive Paid Time Off, PTO cash out, and PTO donation programs - Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance - Loan Repayment and Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants - Robust employee recognition and awards programs - And much more--- - Position Summary Provides direct and indirect patient care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Meets the physical, psychosocial, religious/cultural and needs of the patient and family. Communicates effectively with all members of the health care team as appropriate about changes in the patient's condition or response to treatment. Reports to: Director of Medical Surgical - Responsibilities of the Position: Performs head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. Adequately assesses and reassesses pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management. Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific for the patient's age. Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on the age of the patient and the patient's clinical condition. Follows the 6 rights of medication administration to reduce the potential for medication errors. Formulates, implements, and revises the patient's plan of care based on the patient's diagnosis and clinical symptoms. Formulates, implements, and revises the patient's educational plan. Assists physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills. Performs treatments and provides services to the level of licensure. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of errors. Coordinates and supervises patient care. Meets current documentation standards and policies. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and address psychosocial, cultural, ethnic, and religious/spiritual needs of the patients and their families. Communicates clearly and professionally with all members of the health care team. Notifies physicians in a timely manner of changes in the patient's condition and response to treatment. Maintains a good working relationship and treats others with respect within the department and with all other hospital departments. Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly. Educates patient and family on disease process. Follows all evidence-based medicine and core measures as supported by Maria Parham Health. Utilizes supplies and resources in a cost-effective manner. Other duties as assigned. Minimum Education Associate degree in nursing is required. - Certifications/Licenses A current North Carolina or compact stated Registered Nurse (RN) license is required upon hire. Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) is required upon hire. Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) are required within 6 months of employment for Superflex RN positions. Handle with care is preferred. - Required Skills Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision. - Minimum Work Experience 1 year of experience in a health care setting is preferred. - EEOC Statement Maria Parham Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Maria Parham Health, Durham , MED/SURG RN (PRN), Healthcare , Henderson, North Carolina

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