Promise Hospital of BATON ROUGE: The Registered Nurse (RN) performs those activities for which the RN has been prepared through education and training. The RN provides nursing supervision in the planning for and provision of nursing care to patients, and directs and evaluates care given by other licensed nurses and personnel. The RN provides education, assesses needs, plans for, implements, evaluates and documents care being provided by nursing staff to each patient. The RN is responsible both for nursing care directly provided by that nurse and the care provided by others under her/his supervision.
Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing;
Must hold a current state license and must maintain license renewal in accordance with the standards of the State Board of Nursing;
Long term acute care and rehabilitation experience is preferred;
Critical Care experience is recommended
Must be able to read, write, and speak English, as well as possess good verbal and written communication skills.
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
Physical: Walking - up to 80% Standing - up to 80% Kneeling - up to 50%
Sitting - up to 10% Pushing - up to 25% Bending - up to 50%
Squatting - up to 50% Pulling - up to 25% Reaching - up to 50%
Lifting - up to 50 lbs Wrist/Finger Movements - up to 90%
Mental: Stress Level: Moderate to high
EXPOSURE RISK:Category I - Jobs in which required tasks routinely involve a potential for mucous membranes or skin contact with blood, body fluids, tissues or potential spills or splashes. Use of appropriate measures is required for every healthcare provider in these jobs.
EQUIPMENT, TOOLS, MATERIALS, MACHINES USED: B/P cuffs, stethoscope, syringes, IV pumps, feeding pumps, beds, scales, lifts, hyper/hypothermia units, glucose monitors, PCA pumps, suction equipment, ventilators, crash cart, miscellaneous medical equipment and DME, telephone, facsimile machine, copier, printers, computers
CERTIFICATIONS: CPR Certification, ACLS Certification recommended, Specialty Certification recognized, PICC Line Insertion Certification recognized