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SoutheastHEALTH Registered Nurse in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Registered Nurse

Nursing - RN Cape Girardeau, Missouri Imaging Full-Time

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Description

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

  • Is responsible and accountable for quality care of patients while in the Imaging Department

  • Provides direct patient care while the patient is in the Imaging department by the monitoring of the patient's condition

  • Observes the patient's vital signs and records if applicable

  • Maintains the intravenous lines of those patients who are receiving intravenous fluids

  • Administers first aid and assists with patient comfort when applicable

  • Administers medications under the direction of a physician

  • Assists in various procedures in the Imaging department

  • Duties require interaction with patients of various age groups, social and economic backgrounds

  • Maintains IV skills

  • Maintains emergency equipment and supplies utilized in emergency patient care

  • Knowledgeable concerning emergency equipment available in the Imaging department and the placement of same within the department

  • Maintains the emergency equipment proper working order

  • Familiar with and maintains proper drug inventory in the crash cart and emergency drug reaction kits

  • Acts as a liaison between the Imaging department and the patient care division

  • Responsible for proper documentation of patient's records while the patient is in the Imaging department

  • Notifies the appropriate person concerning any adverse changes in the patient's condition or any problems encountered pertaining to patient care while the patient is in the Imaging department

  • Coordinates with patient care division any changes in Imaging policies and procedures which are enacted that would affect patient care division, i.e. patient preps for specific Imaging exams, etc.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Imaging Director

Become

  • Graduate of an educational program accredited by the State Board of Nursing

  • Competency in professional practice and management skills as appropriate, as demonstrated over first 90 days of employment

  • Within 90 days, employee must exhibit proficient computer skills

  • Current licensure with Missouri State Board of Nursing

  • Certification with A.R.N.A., preferred

  • BLS,CPR, ACLS and PALS certification – we will provide if needed

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English

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