Registered Nurse - ACUTE INPATIENT - PRN, Night

PRN, night shift position in Cardiac Telemetry at Laurens County Memorial Hospital.

 

Cardiac Tele is a 20 bed unit with a nurse patient ratio of  1:4-5. The patient population includes, but not limited to, inpatients with actual or potential life-threatening medical/surgical cardiac conditions.  Common cardiovascular diagnoses are sepsis, diabetes, CVA,  and  unstable angina.  In addition, the patient population may include cardiac patients receiving IV antiarrhythmic therapy, vasoactive infusions, and anticoagulation. 

 

Bilingual (Spanish / English) candidates are encouraged to apply

Requisition # 38249 

Employment Type PRN 

Job Class

REGISTERED NURSE BEDSIDE

FLSA

Non-Exempt

Job Summary

Provides clinical direction for all aspects of patient care in an acute inpatient setting, fostering patient/family centered care.  Demonstrates clinical competency utilizing evidence based practices/research in all areas of the nursing process: assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and outcomes.  Incorporates knowledge of safety protocols, cost containment and quality improvement throughout the nursing process.  Identifies patient, unit and organizational priorities and incorporates into the nursing process. 

Adheres to all compliance and policy/procedures of the organization including, but not limited to: licensure renewal, assigned training, employee health screenings, time and attendance policy, dress code policy, patient confidentiality, infection control, medication administration.  Demonstrates knowledge of regulatory agency requirements (JCAHO, DHEC, CMS).  Provides care within the scope of the South Carolina Nurse Practice Act.

The acute inpatient setting usually requires staff to be scheduled for a significant amount of shift, weekend, holiday, and on-call work.       

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities

This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director or executive.

Minimum Education

Associate's Degree - Nursing

Minimum Experience

No previous experience

Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses

RN - REGISTERED NURSE - NLRN

Specific Acceptable Credentials (if applicable)

SOUTH CAROLINA LICENSED RN - REGISTERED NURSE (Lawson Code NLRN)

In lieu of the Above Minimum Requirements

N/A

Other Required Experience

N/A

Position Posting Category

RN- Direct Patient Care