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Krmc RN-Msu

Company: BryanLGH Medical Center
Location: Kearney
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the medical-surgical setting.# Communicates with physicians/Nurse Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient#s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology.# Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.# Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision. Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy.# This includes: pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population. Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.# Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.# Educates the patient and family regarding pain management. Ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient#s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness. Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory#s and the resident care unit#s policies and procedures. Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived tests results. Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient#s age. Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition. Follows the six (6) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors. Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate. Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills. Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services to level licensure. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.# Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.# Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers. Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served.# Able to interpret data about the patient#s status in order to identify each patient#s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group. Performs bedside report on patients at shift change; this includes any handoff of patient care. Provides morning/evening care which may include brushing teeth, showering/bathing patients, perineal care and denture care. Other duties per the discretion of the unit manager. Education/Experience: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.# BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program preferred.# Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Nebraska. Current BLS certification. ACLS required with 6 months of hire. NIH Stroke Scale certified within 6 months of hire.

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the medical-surgical setting. Communicates with physicians/Nurse Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient's clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision.

* Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes: pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
* Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
* Ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient's response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.
* Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory's and the resident care unit's policies and procedures.
* Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived tests results.
* Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient's age.
* Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.
* Follows the six (6) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
* Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.
* Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.
* Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services to level licensure.
* Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
* Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
* Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served. Able to interpret data about the patient's status in order to identify each patient's age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.
* Performs bedside report on patients at shift change; this includes any handoff of patient care.
* Provides morning/evening care which may include brushing teeth, showering/bathing patients, perineal care and denture care.
* Other duties per the discretion of the unit manager.

Education/Experience:

* Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program preferred.
* Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Nebraska.
* Current BLS certification.
* ACLS required with 6 months of hire.
* NIH Stroke Scale certified within 6 months of hire.

Keywords: BryanLGH Medical Center, Lincoln , Krmc RN-Msu, Healthcare , Kearney, Nebraska

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