Required: Bachelor's Degree (BSN) required
Current State of CT RN license required
BLS required. The primary function of the Staff Nurse is to provide assessment and treatment of patients. Under the supervision of the Patient Care Manager, the Staff Nurse: - Elicits a comprehensive medical history and completes the admission assessment
Documents detailed information incorporating the plan of care, interventions and outcomes reflecting the patient's physical, mental and emotional status
Assesses the patient prior to administering medications noting allergies, parameters, potential side effects, effectiveness and intervening as needed
Conducts walking rounds for shift report and introductory rounds with assigned patients at the beginning of the shift
Assumes role of charge nurse demonstrating independent problem solving, decision making, organizational and prioritization skills.
Attends to unit staffing needs in relation to acuity and census in a pro-active manner. Hours: Full Time 36 control hours.
Danbury Health Systems