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Registered Nurse (RN)- Birthplace, PRN

Company: Rutherford Regional Health System
Location: Rutherfordton
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Job Description:

Description - ExternalTo render professional nursing care to a group of assigned patients within the hospital. Collaborates with the medical staff and other members of the health care team to provide quality patient care. Performs all activities in accordance with approved policies and guides. Supervises and delegates appropriate duties to ancillary personnel.Company Description:Rutherford Regional Health System is a 143-bed acute care facility that offers a broad array of inpatient and outpatient care. Rutherford Regional is dedicated to providing patients with a full range of services to meet their healthcare needs. - We provide our services in a caring, professional environment through the teamwork of our medical staff and employees.Rutherford Regional Health System's partnership with Duke LifePoint Healthcare is bringing the pieces together to transform healthcare in Rutherford County. Duke LifePoint Healthcare is a joint venture of Duke University Health System, one of the country's leading academic health systems, and LifePoint Health, a leading healthcare company dedicated to Making Communities Healthier. These two forces joined because of the shared interest in collaborating with hospitals, healthcare providers and patients to bring high quality, innovative healthcare services to communities. Duke LifePoint combines Duke's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence and quality care with LifePoint's extensive resources and knowledge and experience operating community hospitals and healthcare organizations.Essential Functions:

  • Communicates with multidisciplinary team members by sharing pertinent patient data and needs. Provides accurate and timely handoff communications. Keeps patients and their families informed about their care.
  • Establishes individualized nursing diagnosis based on assessment data and formulates care plan. Collaborates with patient and family members to address care needs and provide patient centered care. Adjusts plan of care appropriately.
  • Patient/family care needs and/or problems are promptly identified and addressed. Patients are regularly assessed and reassessed. Patient responses to nursing and MD interventions and treatments are evaluated and documented in the ongoing assessment data.
  • Utilizing an interdisciplinary approach, initiates discharge planning to meet the discharge care needs of each individual patient.
  • Provides patient and family education in regard to the hospitalization/admission, medications, and/or in preparation for discharge. Upon discharge, provides appropriate discharge instructions to include follow-up and referral needs.
  • Uses safe medication practices (Read Back, double checks) and documents outcomes such as patient response to new medication, side effects and adverse reactions. Completes medication reconciliation upon admission, transfer and discharge.Demonstrates ability to:
    • care for patient with Mag sulfate for preeclampsia/preterm labor.
    • care for patient with Pitocin Induction/augmentation.
    • care for the patient with a fetal demise.
    • care for the patient during labor and delivery.
    • care for a post-operative cesarean section.
    • care for the infant requiring oxygen.
    • care for the infant with IV/Antibiotics.
    • care for the infant requiring phototherapy.
    • evaluate non stress test.
    • assist physician with intrauterine pressure catheter insertion.
    • assist with and care for the infant with circumcision.
    • care for the preterm infant.
    • perform car seat test.
    • Demonstrates placement of NG tube/NG feeding.
    • Assists with orientation and training of others as directed.
    • Employee supervises others.
    • Initiates and maintains amnio infusion.
      Qualifications - ExternalMinimum Education
      • Associate's Degree in Nursing Required
      • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Preferred - -Required Skills
        • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
        • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. - -Required Certifications:
          • Basic Life Support (BLS)
          • Handle With Care -
          • PALS -
          • ACLS -
          • NRP -
          • Fetal monitoring -
          • STABLE- preferred -Licenses:
            • Current RN license to practice in NC (NC licensure or multi-state (compact) license). -Minimum Work Experience
              • -1-3 years preferred and recent acute care experience within past 3 years preferred.
              • L&D experience required -
                Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Rutherford Regional Health System, Spartanburg , Registered Nurse (RN)- Birthplace, PRN, Healthcare , Rutherfordton, South Carolina

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