Cullman Regional Medical Center is a 145-bed, fully accredited medical center that serves more than 175,000 residents in a six-county area and is and has been a part of the community since 1939. The hospital is part of an extensive medical complex built in 1995 that contains some of the newest medical equipment and technology available today. CRMC is dedicated to promoting wellness by providing excellent healthcare services in the most efficient manner and exceeding the expectations of those we serve.
The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for delivering quality patient care for their assigned hospital unit. The quality of care given will be determined by keeping within the philosophy, mission, and values of both the hospital and the Department of Nursing. The Registered Nurse will maintain and support the standards of nursing care and practice in order to meet the health care needs of patients, their families, and the community.
The Registered Nurse, in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, coordinates the “plan of care” activities for assigned patients. The Registered Nurse identifies opportunities to participate in unit performance improvement activities as directed. Responsibilities will include: meeting Joint Commission standards, complying with all state and federal regulations, complying with hospital policy and procedures, managing supplies and equipment, promoting teamwork with physicians and all health care providers, promoting internal and external customer satisfaction, and managing resources appropriately. The Registered Nurse works closely with the Nurse Manager to ensure that all budgetary, Process Improvement, Core Measures and Patient Satisfaction initiatives are achieved.
Patient Assessment/Documentation - Provides and documents patient care based on the nursing process, in compliance with hospital policies and procedures. Plans, delegates, and coordinates the nursing care of assigned patients. Utilizes basic physical and psychosocial assessment skills to identify actual nursing diagnosis/clinical problems based on assessment of patient and unique age specific needs.
Patient Rights - The Registered Nurse will work to support and protect the rights of each patient served, treat each patient with dignity and care, and maintain patient confidentiality/privacy.
Patient Safety - Demonstrates commitment to patient safety initiatives including: patient falls, medication safety, National Patient Safety Goals, critical value reporting, and administration of blood products.
Patient/Family Education - Provides appropriate patient/family education, per department and hospital policy and procedures.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred
RN License in this state required
Med/Surg floors – no experience required, however experience is preferred
CCU, ER, Float Pool, Maternity/Nursery, OR, Wound Care '– minimum one year experience preferred