Skilled Nursing Unit RN (Full-time)

0.9 FTE; Days/shifts vary

Non-exempt

JOB SUMMARY:  The Registered Nurse is a member of the nursing team who is qualified by knowledge and training to carry out procedures in a safe and efficient manner. The Registered Nurse may function in direct patient care or in leadership of a patient care group.

JOB RELATIONSHIPS

  1. Responsible to: Department Nurse Manager and/or Supervisor
  2. Workers supervised:
  3. Interrelationships: Maintains an effective professional relationship with patients, families, co-workers, and medical staff.

QUALIFICATIONS                                                                      

  1. Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing; currently registered by the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Nurses.
  2. Training & Experience:
  3. Job Knowledge: Demonstrates competency as appropriate in patient care assessment for each patient population area served: Adult, and Geriatric.
  • Knowledge of growth and development
  • Understanding of the patient’s needs and scope of treatment.
  • Understanding of the dynamics for each patient incorporating biophysical, bio-psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational, spiritual, cultural, ethical, and discharge planning needs.
  • Knowledge of pain management to facilitate patient comfort through a proactive pain control plan.
  • Knowledge of the total care of patients, whose disease is not responsive to curative treatment, focusing on the control of pain and other symptoms.