SoutheastHEALTH Registered Nurse in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Registered Nurse

Nursing - RN
Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Surgical Progressive Care 3E Full-Time

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Description

Night ShiftThe registered professional nurse coordinates, plans, directs and implements the nursing process in the delivery of patient careBegin

  • Plan, organize, direct, utilize nursing process

  • Medication management

  • Patient safety

  • IV therapy skills

  • Critical thinking skills

  • Recognition of patient changes

  • Interpersonal interactions

  • Customer Service (First Class Care)

  • Computer system for documentation

  • Patient Education

  • Patient Advocacy

  • Supervise Nurse Aids, Unit Techs and other ancillary staff

  • Demonstrate an understanding of “Hospice Respite” and provide for the care of the patient

  • Understand and incorporate into care the unique needs of the Neutropenic patient

  • Demonstrate/practice the necessary precautions for safe chemo therapy administration

  • Demonstrate safe care of patients with chest tubes, drains and wounds

  • Identify basic cardiac arrhythmias and the procedure to follow for dangerous arrhythmias

  • Identify the signs and symptoms of CHF and AMI and meet the core measures requirements for these patients

  • Current BCLS certification

Become

  • Graduation from a professional nursing program

  • Registered professional nurse licensed by the state of Missouri and current CPR certification

  • Complete basic cardiac arrhythmia course within the first 90 days of employment

  • Gain ACLS certification within 90 days of employment

  • Must pass Chemo/ Biotherapy course prior to administering Chemotherapy

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English