The RN performs under the direct supervision of the Patient Care Coordinator and is delegated an assignment by the coordinator to achieve quality patient care. The RN shall implement the nursing process in an organized, systematic manner to include assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation in collaboration with the Patient Care Coordinator as evidenced by documentation in Patient Care Record, direct observation by Nurse Manager and patient evaluations of care. The RN is responsible to the Patient Care Coordinator for patient care and ultimately accountable to the Patient Care Manager
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served; also demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age specific needs, and to provide the care needed.
Demonstrates thorough, concise and timely documentation, shift reports and verbal communication. Communicates pertinent patient information to all health care team members.
Maintains own clinical skills staying current in skills, equipment and certifications including, but not limited to: Infant security system, Baby Friendly Initiative, and Family Centered Care .
Communicates effectively with others in an appropriate and timely manner. Adheres to and promotes the established values of the organization, i.e. customer service, safety and compliance standards.
Education: Graduate of a recognized non-online RN program required.
Work Experience: For full-time and part-time positions, one year medical/surgical nursing care preferred but not required. For PRN positions, three months of post-partum nursing experience is required.
Certification/Licnesure: Current license to practice professional nursing in state of Mississippi required. BLS certification required.