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RN/Registered Nurse - Emergency Department - Days

Company: St. Francis Health Center
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Overview Position: RN/Registered Nurse - Emergency Department - Days Schedule: 7am - 7pm (Weekend and Holiday Requirements) Location: University Kansas Health System - St. Francis (Main Campus) Registered Nurses function under the direction of the Nurse Director/Manager and is responsible for coordination of safe patient care delivery for specified and diverse patient populations. The RN assesses patient/family needs, develops and prioritizes patient goals, evaluates care delivery, and continually revised the plan of care to meet the biological, emotional, psychosocial, spiritual, developmental, and educational needs of the patient/family. The RN Delegates care as appropriate to optimize patient outcomes. The RN adheres to the Kansas Nurse Practice Act. Registered Nurse (RN) duties include: The Registered Nurse is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated time frame. She or he provides direct care to these patients via the nursing process, the environmental/instrumentation and management of other health care team members. The RN will plan, perform care, document and demonstrate knowledge of growth and development norms for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. The RN will demonstrate knowledge of age appropriate equipment and identify and advocate for the safety of the patient. The RN will initiate and document infection control precautions as per policy 100% of the time as well as maintain and document infection control precautions per policy and utilize appropriate PPE. The RN will also provide education to family and patient on the infection control guidelines. The RN will assess, reassess and document patient status per policy including but not limited to admission and discharge documentation. The RN will plan, implement, and document nursing care that is appropriate to the patient's needs, condition, and culture. Accountable for self and self-actions: Engages in self-evaluation of practice and takes action to improve knowledge and skills. Promotes consensus building and applies techniques of conflict resolution and conduct improvement. Retains accountability for quality of care given to the patient. What We Offer: Health, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance 401K Retirement Plan PTO Student Loan Forgiveness Tuition Reimburse Responsibilities Requirements: A graduate of an accredited nursing school. Must maintain a current certification in BLS. Demonstrated leadership abilities; able to work under stressful situations. Possesses good oral and written communication skills. A demonstrated ability in interpersonal relationships which enhances communication, promotes conflict resolutions, and facilitates staff development. Desirable characteristics include at least one year of experience as an R.N., preferably in the area of application. Must be able to follow directions and perform work according to department standards when no directions are given. Must be emotionally mature and able to function effectively under stress. Must possess a current Kansas License as a Registered Nurse. Basic computer skills. Familiar with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel) and EPIC software; preferred

Keywords: St. Francis Health Center, Manhattan , RN/Registered Nurse - Emergency Department - Days, Healthcare , Manhattan, Kansas

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