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Registered Nurse Hospital

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Company: Arkansas Department of Human Services

Location: Little Rock, AR

Date Posted: January 11, 2015

Source: Job.com

The Registered Nurse - Hospital is responsible for providing direct patient care and the provision of other patient services in a hospital setting. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy. 

This position:
- Provides technical supervision of nursing services staff by disseminating patient status information, assigning and reviewing work activities and documentation, providing nursing procedure instructions, and documenting performance.
- Records medical and family history of patients and current medication usage, conducts physical examinations, and monitors vital signs.
- Develops and updates patient care plan for completion of treatment goals.
- Reviews patient charts for physician orders, progress notes, and physical complaints. 
- Responds to emergency or life-threatening situations and administers appropriate treatment.
- Coordinates patient's laboratory or testing activities and physical or occupational therapy with other departments.
- Performs and reports on the inventory of narcotics, supplies, and equipment. Instructs or assists patients and/or family members with self-help procedures ...
The Registered Nurse - Hospital is responsible for providing direct patient care and the provision of other patient services in a hospital setting. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy. 

This position:
- Provides technical supervision of nursing services staff by disseminating patient status information, assigning and reviewing work activities and documentation, providing nursing procedure instructions, and documenting performance.
- Records medical and family history of patients and current medication usage, conducts physical examinations, and monitors vital signs.
- Develops and updates patient care plan for completion of treatment goals.
- Reviews patient charts for physician orders, progress notes, and physical complaints. 
- Responds to emergency or life-threatening situations and administers appropriate treatment.
- Coordinates patient's laboratory or testing activities and physical or occupational therapy with other departments.
- Performs and reports on the inventory of narcotics, supplies, and equipment. Instructs or assists patients and/or family members with self-help procedures, including personal grooming, hygiene, medication, nutrition, and equipment use.
- Performs other duties as assigned. , ,
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