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Registered Nurse (RN) - Med/Surg

River's Edge Hospital & Clinic

Location: Saint Peter, MN 56082
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: May 30, 2024
Full-time or part-time RN positions on our Med/Surg Unit. Day / Night rotating 12-hour shifts. Also working every third weekend and every third holiday. Responsibilities: The registered nurse is accountable for the provisions of nursing care to all patients in the hospital and to prescribe, delegate and coordinate that care as part of the daily responsibility. The registered nurse will also participate in unit management, staff orientation and self-development. Nursing Skills and Process: Assessment, Care planning, Education, Admission and Discharge, Documentation Assessment Collects relevant patient data or reviews data collection on admission and ongoing to assure holistic assessment. Assesses the demands of the patient's illness on the patient and the patient's potential for adaptation. Performs and demonstrates a complete, systematic assessment, age appropriate of all patient systems and focused assessments as needed. Recognition of abnormal assessments and appropriate intervention and follow up. Reports abnormal assessments, lab values, reports and patient changes to Charge Nurse and Provider. Continuously analyzes patient data to identify patient's needs using Nursing Diagnosis. Care Planning Initiates, individualizes and updates patient care plans based on patient diagnosis, needs, safety risks and changes in patient condition. Initiates and participates in team care planning/conferences. Evaluates and documents patient's progression toward patient care plan goals. Takes responsibility for assuring patients needs are being met. Education Assesses patient and family learning needs and barriers. Adjusts education techniques to meet the needs of patients and families. Educates patient and patient's designated caregiver in self-care, treatments, procedures, disease, symptom management, etc. Uses available resources and assures that education needs are met for all patients. Educate patients, families and caregivers as needed on required Hospital Admission Education: infection prevention, fall risk, pain management, new medications, and current patient medications as needed. Admission and Discharge On admission performs a thorough systems, pain, and safety assessment and identifies patient's and family's needs. Initiates discharge planning on admission and preparing the patient/family for timely discharges including transfer and discharge sheets and assures that discharge planning has been done that meets the patient's/ family's needs. Initiates collaboration with physicians and other team/department care givers to plan for patient's current and discharge needs. Orients patients and families to the environment and the expected care plan. Documentation Documents all patient assessment and interventions in the electronic medical record per policy. Documentation is timely, accurate, concise, and objective. Nursing Responsibility Performs nursing skills according to REHC policies and procedures using proper body mechanics and universal precautions. Act as a positive advocate to support patients and families. Implements physician orders correctly and in a timely manner. Serves as a teacher, mentor and positive role model to others. Keeps current in nursing knowledge. Attends 80% of mandatory meetings. Attends educational offerings that enhance knowledge in current role at REHC. Attends educational offerings which contribute to the overall mission of REHC. Performs patient hand-off report at shift change and at any other patient transfer. Hand-off report is clear, concise, accurate and objective. Qualifications Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a current Minnesota license, certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) (American Heart Association) , ACLS or ability to complete ACLS within six months of hire, PALS or ability to complete PALS within six months of hire. Registered nurses caring for trauma admissions to the medical/surgical floor are required to complete a trauma training course within six weeks of hire and complete a TNCC course within eighteen months of hire. At time of hire must have American heart (BLS) -Red Cross (CPR) - or comparable with prior approval. Will be added to RQI and complete quarterly courses to be certified in American Heart (BLS) within first 3 months of employment. Sincere interest in nursing with knowledge in general medical/surgical nursing and the ability to use the nursing process. Ability to interact in a positive and cooperative manner with courtesy and respect towards co- workers, patients and other customers. One to two years experience as an RN. Minimum one year hospital experience. Bachelor Degree preferred. Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Pay: $37.41 - $56.21 per hour Benefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Employee discount Flexible spending account Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Referral program Tuition reimbursement Vision insurance Medical specialties: Medical-Surgical Physical setting: Acute care Hospital Inpatient Standard shift: Day shift Evening shift Night shift Overnight shift Supplemental schedule: Holidays On call Overtime Weekly schedule: Rotating weekends Education: Bachelor's (Preferred) License/Certification: MN RN (Required) Work Location: In person
Salary: $37.41 - $56.21 an hour
Employment Type: Full-time
[ "MN RN (Required)", "Bachelor's (Preferred)" ]