Community Health Systems RN - Critical Care Services - 60% WKND Prem in Lancaster, South Carolina

Description:

Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. 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. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Professional Nursing.

  • Score of 90 or greater on the medication examination.- Completion of all hospital orientation.

  • Successful completion of Advance Cardiac Life Support within 3 months of hire.

Experience:

  • Two years of hospital experience in a critical care environment preferred.

  • Demonstration of knowledge and skills to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served.

  • Demonstrates 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 policy and procedure.

Licenses/Certificates:

  • Current CPR certification.

  • ACLS within 3 months of hire.

  • Current SC Nursing license from the State Board of Nursing.

Job: Intensive Care / Critical Care

Organization: Springs Memorial Hospital

Location: SC-Lancaster

Requisition ID: 1826569

This organization does not discriminate in any way to deprive any person of employment opportunities or otherwise adversely affect the status of any employee because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, or military or uniformed services, in accordance with all applicable governmental laws and regulations. In addition, the facility complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.