Community Health Systems Charge Registered Nurse Rehab- Full Time Day Shift in Victoria, Texas

Description:

Provides direct patient care including treatments, activities, nourishment, drugs, and parenteral therapy in a safe and competent manner to the medical, cardiac or surgical patient. Carries out physician orders to insure patient care is complete. Abides by policy and procedure of hospital and established routines to assure quality care is provided. Gives patient assignments and supervises care of others when in charge.

Qualifications

Education:

Completion of a college or hospital based school of nursing.

Orientation and training will be provided that is specific to unit until able to function independently and demonstrates proficiency in basic skills such as FIM scoring, Mandatory Eights, continuum of care with therapies.

Licenses/Certificates:

Current Texas Licensure to practice professional nursing.

Current BCLS certification or obtained during the first week of orientation.

FIM scoring certification.

Completion of Mandatory Eights.

Experience :

Knowledgeable in basic nursing skills.

Proficient in drug types, interactions and reference materials.

Knowledgeable to give medications and perform duties of a RN.

Specific knowledge of medical terminology to be able to understand and carry out physician orders.

Specific knowledge of the basic principles of the nursing field and their applications to be able to understand and carry out the duties of a staff nurse.

General knowledge of arithmetic, spelling, and grammar to be able to do drug calculations and properly document patient care.

Specific knowledge of nursing principles and patient care procedures in order to communicate properly with patients, staff, and physicians.

General knowledge ensures physician orders are carried out effectively.

General proper body mechanics.

Job: Rehabilitation, Inpatient

Organization: DeTar Healthcare System

Location: TX-Victoria

Requisition ID: 1822999