Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.
Must be a licensed RN in the State of Mississippi.
Associate Degree required, Bachelor Degree preferred.
Must have worked in an Infection Control RN role or equivalent position for no less than 1 yr.
Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.
Documents patient care given.
Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family.
Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.
Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.
Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.
Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.