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Staff Nurse, RN (306) 

Category Andis Women's Unit - 6080  
Description

JOB SUMMARY:

  • The Registered Nurse (RN) administers nursing care to patients and/or plans, directs and coordinates the nursing care of a group of patients utilizing the nursing process and in collaboration with the healthcare team.
  • The RN instructs patients and/or families in procedures, healthcare practices and continuing care after discharge.
  • The RN performs duties and responsibilities in a manner adhering to all hospital and departmental policies and procedures and in compliance with professional practice standards, regulatory bodies and the Indiana State Nurse Practice Act.

QUALIFICATIONS:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Shifts on this unit are 12 hours for this job description. Associate must be able to work 12 hour shifts to qualify for the position.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and technical skill necessary for providing competent, comprehensive and age-specific patient care.
  • Demonstrates leadership abilities, and problem solving skills.
  • Serves as a professional role model for others.
  • Demonstrates ability to teach/instruct patients, families and/or colleagues.
  • Demonstrates computer and keyboarding skills necessary to provide a complete and accurate electronic medical record.
  • Functions in a professional manner under stressful or emergency conditions.
  • Utilizes effective verbal, non-verbal and written forms of communication.
  • Works effectively with others consistently demonstrating tact, discretion, diplomacy and a commitment to teamwork and Patients First.
  • Delivers care that is consistent with the mission and vision of Hancock Regional Hospital

EXPECTED BEHAVIORS:

  • Participates and supports quality improvement initiatives and level 3 metrics.
  • Participates in sustain excellent customer satisfaction ratings.
  • Participates in initiatives to grow volume and market share.
  • Participates in ways to meet MPU and financial metrics.
  • Initiates ways to capture revenue.
  • Completes tasks in a timely manner.
  • Provides the patient and family with a positive experience.
  • Utilizes the nursing process for decision making.
  • Will address concerns before they become harmful to the patient or associates -Demonstrates thorough, accurate and timely assessments.
  • 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.
  • Assists with orientation of new staff.
  • Attends in-service presentations as assigned and attends unit/departmental meetings 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.
  • Recognizes impact of actions on other departments and interacts in a manner conducive to teamwork 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 healthcare providers.
  • Directs concerns to appropriate persons within timeframes suitable to the situation.
  • Practice is consistent with safety principles, OSHA guidelines, and infection control guidelines.
  • Delivers patient care in a compassionate, non-judgmental manner respecting the patient's rights.
  • 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.
 
Position Requirements

CERTIFICATION/LICENSE: Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP); Registered Nurse (RN)

ADDITIONAL LICENSURE/CREDENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: STABLE Certification preferred AWHONN Fetal Monitoring preferred.

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Mandatory Annual Continuing Education: Customer Service, Fire and Safety, Confidentiality-HIPAA, Infection Control, Corporate Compliance. Annual Unit Specific Competencies, and any education required by Regulatory Accreditation Agencies, Scope of Practice, and/or Hancock Regional Hospital. - while available Step Two Breast Feeding Education and K2 Fetal Monitoring Education Software

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Nights  
Sign-On Bonus  
Position Staff Nurse, RN (306)  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 11/21/2019  
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.  

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