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Title

Staff Nurse, RN (306) 

Category Surgical Services - 6210  
Description

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Bases care/decisions on Nursing Process of Assessment, Planning, Implementation and Evaluation. The Circulating nurse will assist in documentation, providing supplies, prepping patient for surgery. Assist Surgeon and Anesthesia as directed. Supply sterile supplies to Surgical Field. Trouble shoot issues during Surgery Case.
  • Demonstrates thorough, accurate, and timely assessment. Exhibits necessary response/intervention to changes in patient condition. Oversees CST's and Surgery Tech's in OR Provides and documents care consistent with hospital, departmental, and unit policies/procedures/protocols.
  • Demonstrates competence in clinical/technical skills performed. Prepares patient/families for discharge by providing information/education on admission, throughout the hospital stay, and reviewing at discharge.
  • Displays/exhibits self directed growth by seeking educational opportunities to improve knowledge/skill.
  • Contributes to planning, implementing and supporting progressive change, making suggestions to solve patient care or unit problems. Assumes expanded responsibility at the request of the Team Leader or designee after necessary orientation/education.
  • Assists with orientation of new staff. Attends in-service presentations as assigned. Attends unit/departmental meeting 75 of the time or as assigned.
  • Demonstrates acceptable attendance and punctuality. Participates in identifying or recommending areas for improvement. Participates in quality improvement activities to improve patient care related to planned outcomes.
  • Completes assigned responsibilities in an efficient, timely manner.
  • Interacts in a manner conducive to team work and cost containment. Collaborates with other members of the health team regarding patient care needs and responsibilities, and delegates, as appropriate. Communicates pertinent patient information clearly, accurately, concisely, and in a timely manner to other health care providers. Directs concerns to appropriate persons within time frames suitable to the situation.
  • Practice is consistent with: Safety principles OSHA Guidelines Infection Control guidelines. Provides for protection and support while moving, transferring or ambulating patients.
  • Observes equipment for malfunction and takes appropriate action. Delivers patient care in a compassionate, non-judgmental manner respecting the patient's rights.
  • Honors individuals' right to privacy, dignity, respect, and confidentiality at all times. Confronts individuals/situations assertively and non-aggressively when necessary to ensure the rights of patients, self, and others are respected.
  • Readily offers assistance to families, visitors, patients/residents, and colleagues. Conducts interactions with patients, visitors, physicians, volunteers, other associates, and the public in a manner consistent with the intent of the hospital's mission, vision, and values.

QUALIFICATIONS:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrates knowledge and technical skill necessary for providing competent, comprehensive patient care.
  • Demonstrates leadership abilities including ability to give and follow instructions accurately.
  • Provides positive, professional role model for others.
  • Demonstrates ability to teach/instruct patients, families, and colleagues.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Functions professionally under stressful or emergency conditions.
  • Utilizes effective verbal, nonverbal, and written forms of communication.
  • Works effectively with others consistently demonstrating tact, discretion, diplomacy and a commitment to teamwork.

 
Position Requirements

CERTIFICATION/LICENSE: Registered Nurse (RN)

ADDITIONAL LECENSURE/CREDENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: CNOR preferred.

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
  • Current license as a registered nurse with the State of Indiana Health Professions Bureau
  • Participates in Basic Life Support training per American Heart Association or American Red Cross standards. Mandatory Continuing Education: Customer Service, Fire and Safety, Corporate Compliance (including Confidentiality), Infection Control, and education required by regulatory, accreditation bodies, scope of practice, and/or Hancock Regional Hospital.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Sign-On Bonus  
Position Staff Nurse, RN (306)  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 11/19/2019  
Location Hancock Regional Hospital  
About the Organization Hancock Regional Hospital serves Hancock County and the surrounding areas as a full-service community hospital focused on primary care, patient comfort, and convenience.



Today, a highly skilled medical and professional nursing staff anchors Hancock Regional Hospital. We have a state-of-the-art surgery department, 24-hour emergency services, OB services, progressive and critical care, a geropsychology unit, home healthcare, occupational health, a transitional care unit, a total oncology program with a cutting-edge radiation oncology center, many private rooms, and a full complement of Inpatient and outpatient services.



Our Mission is to be a Caring Community Partner by healing, improving health and wellness, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness one person at a time.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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