Jobs Description

  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Full Time
  • Registered Nurse
  • Summersville, WV
  • Salary + Benefits
  • Southern West Virginia
  • January 23, 2016
  • June 15, 2017
  • January 1, 2020

Additional Information

Job Responsibilities:

  • Promotes and restores patients’ health by completing the nursing process
  • Collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members
  • Providing physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families
  • Supervising assigned team members

Job Duties:

  • Identifies patient care requirements by establishing a personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.
  • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.
  • Promotes patient’s independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patients, friends, and family to understand the condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.
  • Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following hospital and nursing division’s philosophies and standards of care set by the state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other governing agency regulations.
  • Resolves patients’ problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
  • Maintains continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies; using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Clinical skills
  • Excellent bedside manner
  • Infection control
  • Nursing skills
  • Physiological knowledge
  • Administering medication
  • Medical teamwork
  • Multi-tasking, listening
  • Verbal communication
  • Health promotion and maintenance