Registered Nurse (RN) - Float Pool (Part time: 7p-7a)

Registered Nurse (RN) - Float Pool (Part time: 7p-7a)

Washington Regional Medical Center | Fayetteville, AR, 72701, US

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Description

Washington Regional

Washington Regional Medical Center is our region's only locally governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. Our system includes a 425-bed acute care hospital located in the heart of Fayetteville supported by our clinic system - including primary, specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which we live and work … and give back to each other.

Washington Regional Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.

Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention and wellness education.

Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas --- the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.

Values: To treat others - patients and their families, visitors, physicians, and each other - as we would want to be treated.

POSITION SUMMARY

The role of the Float Pool Registered Nurse (RN) reports to the Director of Patient Access. This position is responsible for coordinating and ensuring the total nursing care of assigned patients including assessment, planning, implementation, and documentation. This position is responsible for delegating to and supervising the job classes including but not limited to: student nurse, nursing assistant, and licensed practical nurse. This position assists in achieving patient quality of care, national patient safety, regulatory agency, and budgetary goals. This position has exposure to body fluids, radiation, and communicable diseases. Most work time is spent standing and/or walking short distances with frequent pushing and pulling up to 100lbs and lifting up to 50 lbs., as well as occasionally carrying up to 25 lbs. A culturally and linguistically diverse adult, geriatric, and newborn population may be served depending on area of competency.

Essential Position Responsibilities

* Performs a comprehensive and accurate patient assessment using evidence-based assessment tools
* Provides nursing care according to patient care plan and executes clinical practice skills in a competent and safe manner
* Identifies changes in patient's condition and report to appropriate providers
* Monitors and manages the care that patients receive
* Maintains patient's medical records through complete and accurate documentation
* Floats among various clinical services, where qualified and competent
* Evaluates patient's progress toward expected clinical outcomes, including treatments and health education, in collaboration with the patient and the health care team
* Performs and functions within RN scope of practice as outlined by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing.

Qualifications

* Education: Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing program
* Licensure and Certifications: Arkansas RN License & CPR required. Other certifications required based on areas of competency.
* Experience: Recent acute care experience required.
* Applicant must be able to complete competency in 1 of the following areas:

o Emergency Department

o Critical Care

o Cardiology

o Med-Surg

o Neuro ICU / Neuro Progressive

o Labor and Delivery/Post-partum/NICU