Community Health Systems RN - Critical Care Services - 90% Variable Shifts in Lancaster, South Carolina

Description:

Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Professional Nursing.

  • Score of 90% or greater on the medication examination.

  • Completion of all hospital orientation.

  • Successful completion of Advance Cardiac Life Supportwithin 3 months of hire.

Experience:

  • Two years of hospital experience in a critical careenvironment preferred.

  • Demonstration of knowledge and skills to provide careappropriate to the age of patients served.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of principles of growth anddevelopment over the life span and possess the ability to assess datareflective of the patient s status and interpret appropriate information neededto identify each patient s requirement relative to the patient s needs and toprovide care needed as described to in policy and procedure.

Licenses/Certificates:

  • Current CPR certification.

  • ACLS within 3 months of hire.

  • Current SC Nursing license from the State Board ofNursing.

Job: Intensive Care / Critical Care

Organization: Springs Memorial Hospital

Location: SC-Lancaster

Requisition ID: 1818326