Community Health Systems Registered Nurse - Nursery - PRN in Lancaster, South Carolina
Under general supervision, provides professional nursing care to patients of all ages through the use of the nursing process and through promotion, maintenance and teaching. Responsible for compliance with overall nursing practice standards of the specialty area (Reports to Department Director) Notifies the Director of any problems in the unit. Takes charge of unit as needed (with appropriate competency). May be assigned on call to provide appropriate staff coverage. Floats to other nursing units assigned. Is responsible for getting to work for scheduled shifts in the event of inclement weather.
Responsible for compliance with standards during assigned shift (Reports to House Supervisor.)- Uses established principles of delegation and supervision to direct the activities of all licensed and non-licensed care givers and support staff in the delivery of patient care during their assigned shift.
Uses independent judgment to ensure optimal delivery of patient care and appropriate use of available resources.
Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing.
Successful completion of the initial SMH medication examination with a score of 90% or greater (if applies)
Completes annual orientation.
Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served.
Must demonstrate knowledge of principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient s status and interpret appropriate information needed to identify each patient s requirement relative to the patient s needs and to provide care needed as described to in policies and procedures.
To be charge nurse in L&D - requires completing medical screening competency and test and being checked off by OB provider.
Current Nursing License to be able to practice in the State of South Carolina.2. Current CPR certification - required.
L&D - ACLS - required for a charge nurse role
L&D & Nursery - NRP – Required within 6 months of hire
L&D - Fetal Monitoring – basic required within 90 days of hire and advanced within 1st year and every 2 years afterward.
Postpartum unit - ACLS required
Job: Pediatrics, Nursery, NICU
Organization: Springs Memorial Hospital
Requisition ID: 1811723