The Registered Nurse is responsible for providing direct nursing care to patients. The Registered Nurse participates as a member about nursing services.
Reports To: Nursing Supervisor or Charge Nurse
Supervises: If Registered Nurse is placed in the position of Nursing Supervisor, supervisory duties would include those outlined by the facility.
1. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
2. Valid license as a Registered Nurse in the state of practice.
3. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. Conduct and document a thorough assessment of each patient’s medical status upon admission and throughout the patient’s course of treatment.
2. Assist in the development and implementation of an individualized treatment plan for each assigned patient.
3. Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines described by the facility.
4. Oversee care delivered by LPN’S and CNA’S.
5. Complete required documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
6. Provide regular patient status updates and to appropriate personnel.
7. Attend and participate in department/facility meetings as required.
8. Act in compliance with the facilities regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.
9. Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency
10. Participate in the quality improvement process by responding appropriately to results of medical records, audits, patient satisfaction surveys, safety activities and regulatory requirement.
11. Participate in Quality Improv improvement. Will participate in the Facility Safety program and assist in promoting the awareness of safety issues.
12. Perform other work related duties as assigned.