Registered Nurse (RN)

at Angel Healthcare Staffing

RN Job Description

PRN/ Contract

Posted: September 10, 2019

4508 Central Pike
Hermitage, TN 37076

Qualifications

Education: A.D.N. or B.S.N. from accredited College of Nursing, accompanied by current nursing license in each state of desired practice.

Experience: One year of full-time clinical practice in each specialty area.

Certifications: Current BLS/CPR training with card, any other specialty certifications required for working in specific specialty areas (PALS, ACLS, NRP, etc.)

Summary of Registered Nurse Job Title

The Angel Healthcare Registered Nurse will provide supplemental/contract services to our clients, and will strive to provide these services in a compassionate, professional, ethical, and knowledgeable fashion. The Angel RN's role will include but are not limited to: the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the patients' status, plan of care, and goal achievement. The Angel Registered Nurse will try to compromise when scheduling with the client and with Angel creating a "win - win" situation. The Angel Registered Nurse understands that by accepting an assignment, the nurse is aware of the potential exposure to internal and external hazardous materials including but not limited to: blood and blood borne pathogens, infectious/communicable diseases, noise, excessive physical injury from patients, airborne dusts, fumes, and gases.

Duties/Responsibilities/Functions

As an Angel Healthcare Registered Nurse, you will perform your job duties according to the State Nursing Practice Act while upholding the utmost ethical and safe techniques always keeping the care of the patient as your top priority. You will work very closely with the entire team of healthcare professionals in the facility you are assigned to and must have a complete understanding of your limitations in tum seeking advice when necessary. These are just some of the duties that you will be expected to do, but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform all nursing duties in accordance with the state Nursing Act specific to the state you are working in, while adhering to all facility policies and procedures.

  • Monitor patient progress and identifies any changes in status, acting on those changes to insure patient comfort and safety.

  • Assist physicians and all healthcare professionals caring for patient, always giving a complete and thorough report on patient status at end of shift/assignment.

  • Perform routine nursing care to assigned patients, while utilizing age specific and universal precaution practices at all times.

  • Practice patient teaching/training for patients and families.

  • Follow hospital policy when disposing of biohazardous materials, labeling and handling of all materials.

  • Actively demonstrate a working knowledge of nursing theory, techniques, principles, and practice in order to holistically care for the patient.

  • Communicate with all staff, patients, and families with excellent written and verbal skills.

  • Consistently seek educational tools in order to broaden knowledge base of various age groups, diseases, and best practices.

  • Will frequently lift up to 100 or more pounds consistently causing a high volume of stooping, bending, lifting, pulling, and twisting.

  • Will handle and be knowledgeable of all medical equipment utilized in the care of the patient.

  • Must be able to perform various sensory requirements such as; vision, speech, smell, touch, manual dexterity, fine motor skills, and hearing in order to assess and treat the patient accurately.

  • Comply with all facility policy and procedure, while upholding the high expectations of Angel Healthcare.

  • Accountable and responsible for each specific patient assigned while under direct supervision of the facilities Charge Nurse and/or House Supervisor.

  • Is punctual and dependent for assigned/confirmed shifts.