Jackson Hospital is a community not-for-profit hospital serving Montgomery and the Alabama River Region. Our comprehensive healthcare services include cardiac, cancer, neurosciences, orthopedics, and women's and children's care, along with 24-hour emergency services.
It ranks among the largest hospitals in Alabama and is widely recognized for providing excellence in care. To learn more about Jackson Hospital & Clinic, please visit us at https://www.jackson.org.
The Registered Nurse (RN) performs the functions of assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the care for the assigned patients on the unit during a shift. The RN is responsible for meeting the Standards of Practice, which includes managing all assigned personnel, supplies, and equipment on the unit, and for the promoting collaboration with all members of the health care team.
The Registered Nurse will use the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care.
The Registered Nurse accurately assesses the needs of assigned patients using sound judgement and critical thinking and documentation reflect timely comprehensive and systematic patient assessment. Plans of care and documentation reflect specific and measurable outcomes, education and family involvement in the case.
The RN recognizes crisis situations and intervenes immediately. Interventions and responses are accurately documented.
The RN will demonstrate professional responsibility and accountability in collaborating with physicians and other members of the health care team to establish and achieve desired patient outcomes and promote continuity of care.
The RN delegates work to other team members as appropriate; evaluates team and provides direct care.
The RN demonstrates responsibility for their own competency (see Competency Matrix), mandatories by maintaining all personal performance and competency assessment data up to date, attends all required programs and meets ABN CEU requirements.
The RN participates in the development and implementation of unit Specific Skills Fair.
The RN has the ability to function as a charge nurse on unit hired, within six months of hire date.
The RN adheres to and consistently supports professional standards and health care regulations that provide for and promote safety, quality patient care and patient satisfaction.
The RN demonstrates responsibility for maintaining knowledge base of current unit and hospital communication through a variety of modalities including but limited to communication books, posted notices, meeting minutes, Jackson Hospital intranet and Jackson Hospital email.
Unrestricted AL RN license or Multi State RN license, experience preferred. BLS
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