Registered Nurse

Health Care Solutions Services, LLC Tuscaloosa , AL 35401

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Details:
Discipline: RN/Registered Nurse
Specialty: Med Surg/ Acute Care
Shift: Day, Night – 3 x 12-hour shifts/ 36 hours per week or a 3-4 split shift
Length of Assignment: 13 weeks

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide all patient care in a manner that reflects respect for patient rights, dignity, values, culture preferences, and expressed needs;
  • Assess patient's physical, psychological, and social needs;
  • Assess pain and implement appropriate pain management techniques;
  • Develop, implement, and revise care plans that reflect patient's diagnosis and outlined standards of care;
  • Involve patients and/or significant others in decisions regarding care;
  • Document patient history, symptoms, assessments, tests, and care according to guidelines;
  • Review patient history, diagnostics, and lab data, and report any abnormalities;
  • Educate patient and family on managing injuries and illnesses to ensure a safe and successful discharge;
  • Administer medicine and treatment to patients;
  • Demonstrate an awareness of self-responsibility and accountability for own professional practice;
  • Identify patients with risk factors, compliance problems, and other special needs, and refer to the discharge planner as appropriate;
  • Manage all referral consultations requested by physician;
  • May transport patients to hospital and/or collect records and materials for the hospital;
  • Comply with unit and hospital dress code;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Graduate of an approved registered nurse program.
  • Currently licensed as RN by the Alabama Board of Nursing.
  • ACLS certification preferred, BLS required.
  • Appropriate certification and documentation of special training in special care areas.
  • Must pass cardiac exam

Location:

  • Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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