Kent General Hospital RN PATIENT CARE in Dover, Delaware

RN PATIENT CARE

Send This Job to a Friend

Department

Progressive Care Unit (PCU)

Schedule

Full time 72 (Two week Payperiod)

Shift

Variable

Salary

Pay Grade 150 (Minimum hourly rate $26.92/hr)

Hours

0645-1915/1845-0715

Job Details

General Summary:

The Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care to patients within an assigned unit with a commitment to quality and safety. Professional nursing practices, requiring specialized knowledge judgment and skill are performed using the process in accordance with hospital policy, procedures and nursing philosophy.

Essential Functions & Accountabilities:

1) Demonstrates the ability to identify and perform patient centric care

2) Ability to develop a plan of care that prescribes specific interventions to achieve optimal outcomes

3) Must demonstrate quality, safe and effective care for all patients

4) Must be able to participate in decision making and take actions based on ethical principles

5) Must be able to utilize electronic medical record to enter, collect and analyze data to improve the health status of those patients that require care

6) Ability to understand and execute performance improvement measures

7) Demonstrates nursing standards with a standard of values of compassion, accountability, respect, integrity and teamwork

8) All other duties as assigned within the scope and range of job responsibilities

Position Requirements:

Must have an Associate Degree /Graduate of an accredited nursing program/university

Must commit to a BSN within timeframe as indicated upon interview; BSN preferred.

Computer literacy with experience in electronic documentation experience: EPIC Health Electronic Records (HER) documentation preferred.

Current DE RN licensure or eligibility to obtain prior to job offer, BLS required.

ACLS / PALS may be required per manager's direction and timeframe.

Commit to seeking specialty certification within time frame as indicated during interview.