Community Health Systems RN-Burn Stepdown Unit-FT-Night Shifts in Jackson, Mississippi
Provides evaluation of assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Provides assistance to nursing peers as requested. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the nursing field.
Graduate of a nursing program; bachelor's degree is preferred. Current Mississippi RN licensure is required. BLS is required, ACLS and PALS certifications are required (or within 90 days of hire into the position); ABLS (Advanced Burn Life Support) is strongly preferred.
Prior burn, intensive or critical care nursing experience is preferred.
Job: Step Down / Progressive Care
Organization: Merit Health Central
Requisition ID: 1827912