Staff Nurse-Ccfp (New Graduates Eligible)
St Lukes Hospital
Duluth , MN 55805
Posted 1 week ago
JOB SUMMARY The Staff Nurse applies and demonstrates knowledge of the delivery of professional nursing care, including all aspects of practice, as defined by the MN Board of Nursing and reinforced in St.
Plans, delegates to, and organizes nursing personnel. Manages and coordinates information between patient, family and healthcare team members; provides for education of patients families and staff and evaluates outcomes. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education:#See Licensure/Certification/Registration requirements.
Experience: N/A Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current license in Minnesota to practice as Registered Nurse. ACLS certification within one (12) months of employment.
PALS#certification within twenty-four (24) months of employment.# TNCC certification must be current or obtained one time within twenty-four (24) months of employment (TNCC need not be renewed).# Successful completion of orientation to include assigned ECG and Critical Care modules as determined by Nurse Manager and Critical Care Educator. BLS Certification with a designation of either BLS Provider or Healthcare Provider from either the American Heart Association or American Red Cross, or Military Training Network. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Education:
N/A Experience: One (1) year recent acute care nursing experience. Preference given to individuals with previous Critical Care nursing experience within past three (3) years.
Licensure/Registration/Certification: Preference given to individuals with current ACLS certification. CCRN certification desirable.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of current principles and techniques of nursing practice; knowledge of the practical application of the nursing process and physical assessment. Ability to function as a team leader, primary nurse and role model; to accept individual responsibility and accountability for decisions and outcome; to communicate effectively with patients, families, personnel and Physicians and establish professional working relationships with the same; to recognize the legal limits of nursing practice; to maintain professional competency through continuing education and independent study. Ability to support St.
Lukes goals and objectives. # READING - Advanced: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints.
WRITING - Intermediate:
Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures. SPEAKING - Intermediate:
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Intermediate Skills:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw or interpret bar graphs to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES: Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development.
Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment. STROKE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES - Demonstrates knowledge of signs and symptoms of stroke and the need to activate a Stroke Alert. Skilled at providing stroke specific assessments and interventions related to the care of the stroke patient, to include but not limited to, Stroke Dysphagia screening, neurologic assessments, and TPA administration.
Completes eight (8) hours stroke specific education initially. Maintains compliance in acquiring four hours of stroke specific education annually as a member of the acute stroke care team. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT PHYSICAL DEMANDS Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking; lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients; considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and#crouching. Ability to see, hear, stand, bend, kneel, walk and lift up to fifty (50) pounds. # Stand
Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 # 8 hours) Walk
Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 # 8 hours) Sit
Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 # 5.5 hours) Use hands to finger, handle, or feel
Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 # 8 hours) Reach with hands and arms
Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 # 8 hours) Stoop, Squat, Kneel, or Crouch
Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 # 8 hours) Bending-repetitive forward
Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 # 8 hours) Talk or hear
Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 # 8 hours) # LIFTING REQUIREMENTS Up to 10 pounds
Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 # 8 hours) Up to 25 pounds
Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 # 8 hours) Up to 35 pounds
Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 # 5.5 hours) Up to 50 pounds
Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours) # WORK ENVIRONMENT Typical Noise Level
Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic) # WORKING CONDITIONS Regularly exposed to the risk of blood borne diseases; contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances; exposed to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries and illness); subject to varying and unpredictable situations; handles emergency or crisis situations; may perform emergency care; occasionally subjected to irregular hours; occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
Current MN RN license. BLS certification with a designation of either: "BLS Provider" or "Healthcare Provider" from either the American Heart Association or American Red Cross or "Professional Rescuer" from the American Red Cross only if issued prior to March 1, 2015 or "Military Training Network" required prior to start. ACLS certification within one (1) year of employment.
PALS certification within two (2) years of employment. TNCC certification must be current or obtained one time within eighteen (18) months of employment. TNCC certification does not need to be renewed until completion of orientation to the ED at which point TNCC must be maintained.
Successful completion of orientation to include assigned ECG and Critical Care modules as determined by Nurse Manager and Critical Care Educator. One (1) year recent acute care nursing experience preferred. Preference given to individuals with previous Critical Care nursing experience within past 3 years.
Preference given to individuals with current ACLS certification. CCRN certification desirable. Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds. Orientation at fulltime.