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Registered Nurse (RN)- ED, PRN

Company: Rutherford Regional Health System
Location: Rutherfordton
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Description - ExternalRutherford 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.To 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.Essential Functions: - - -Triage training, recognition of critical presentation i.e. stroke, chest pain. Use of green/red bags.Medication reconciliation training and understanding.IV starts and blood collection.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.Assists with orientation and training of others as directed. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Qualifications - ExternalMinimum Education:Associate's Degree in Nursing requiredBachelor's Degree in Nursing preferredRequired 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.Certifications:Basic Life Support (BLS)Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) within 3 months of hire or transferPediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 3 months of hire or transferHandle with care within 4 months of hireLicenses: Current RN license to practice in NC (NC licensure or multi-state (compact) license).Minimum Work Experience1-3 years, Recent acute care experience within past 3 years preferred.Why join our team?We are dedicated to providing patients with a full range of services to meet their healthcare needs, and we believe our employees are our most valuable assets in accomplishing this goal. Rutherford Regional is growing its team of dedicated healthcare professionals. If you are looking to start a -career that cares, are passionate about changing lives, and are ready to work in a supportive environment in a close-knit community, apply today!Rutherford Regional Health System includes the following: - -Rutherford Regional Medical Center, Rutherford East Family Care, Forest City Family Care, Rutherford Children's Care, Rutherford Orthopedics, Chase Family Care, The Mammography Place, and Rutherford Surgical Associates.Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected VeteranEqual 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)- ED, PRN, Healthcare , Rutherfordton, South Carolina

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