Community Health Systems RN - Neuro Tele Unit - 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:

  1. Current CPR certification or successful completion of Basic Life Support within one week of hire.

  2. Successful completion of the hospital administered medication examination with a score of 90% or greater.

  3. Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing.

  4. Annual reorientation/competency completion.

  5. Completion of basic arrhythmia class within three months of hire.

Experience:

--{PS..0}1. --{PS..1}Desirable characteristics include at least two years of experience in ahospital or medically related environment.

--{PS..2}2. --{PS..3}Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills to provide careappropriate to the age of patients served.

--{PS..4}3. --{PS..5}Must demonstrate knowledge of principles of growth and development overthe life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of thepatient s status and interpret appropriate information needed to identify eachpatient s requirement relative to thepatient s needs and to provide care needed as described to in policy and procedure.

Licenses/Certificates:

  1. Current RN licenses to practice in SC.

  2. Current CPR certification or successfulcompletion of Basic Life Support within one week of hire.

  3. Must obtain ACLS certification within 3months of hire.

  4. Current certification on NIH stroke scale

Job: Ortho/Neuro

Organization: Springs Memorial Hospital

Location: SC-Lancaster

Requisition ID: 1818327