Med Surg RN/LPN Night Shift

Status/Schedule: Full Time Night Shift
Email Address: ttruitt@ohiocountyhospital.com
Posting Date: 08/27/2019

  • Education: Degree in Nursing required.
  • Experience: Current RN license in the state of Kentucky or current work permit issued by KBN.
  • Job Description: Responsible for assessing and diagnosing nursing care needs for patients on admission; for establishing the nursing outcomes for the admission (in collaboration with patient /family/significant other); then prescribing, delegating and supervising nursing care; for teaching each patient and evaluating each patient’s response to nursing care and progress toward outcomes and collaborating with physicians / providers and other clinical disciplines providing patient care to modify the plan of care as needed (in collaboration with pt./ family/ significant other). Assist the Inpatient Department Director in departmental budget planning, developing departmental policies and procedures and nursing standards of care. Active involvement in performance improvement. The Med/Surg/Swing Staff RN must possess effective problem-solving techniques, use effective communications, and demonstrate decision-making abilities as well as critical thinking skills. Is responsible for assuring the care and services are delivered in accordance with hospital and nursing department’s policies and procedures, including legal and compliance policies, and in accordance with the hospital’s mission, vision, and values.

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