Operates as a key member of the health care team using the nursing process, clinical skills and leadership to direct, provide and evaluate age specific patient care according to the department's scope of service.
NC RN License or Multistate RN License required. Current CPR certification or within 30 days of hire.
Assumes responsibility for the nurse care of patients treated in the Surgical Services Department (SSD). Provides direct and indirect patient care. Provides surgical pre-admission workups, along with admitting and discharging patients. Provides nursing care for moderate sedation patients including pre/post Cardiac Cath., Lithotripsy, and Regional Block patient care. Assists in patient education. Performs the primary function of a registered nurse in assessing, planning, intervention, implementing, and evaluating the care of all assigned patients during an assigned shift. Is responsible for meeting the established Standards of Nursing Practice. Maintains professional and unit specific standards of care.
Must be a patient advocate and be willing to provide exceptional care to patient every time no exceptions. Must have a positive and professional attitude and be a team player.