Registered Nurse-3 South, Crisis PRN, Nights

North Mississippi Medical Center   Tupelo, MS   Full-time     Nursing
Posted on February 23, 2022
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Clinical Practice:
  • Uses the nursing process to provide safe, quality patient care and document accordingly.
  • Works to ensure his/her compliance with all NMHS policies and requirements as directed by the Nurse Manager and Educator.

Education:
  • Provides patient/family education and acts as a resource for existing staff and new employees.
  • Can participate in the Preceptor class to ensure proper training of new employees

Communication:
  • Maintains communication with multidisciplinary team members to provide holistic care to the patient.
  • Attends daily huddles on each unit to ensure proper assignments and identify team members for the shift.

Customer Relations:
  • Projects caring, friendly and helpful image to patients and other customers.
  • Utilized the patient's communication board (white board) to identify name, date, goals, other staff and procedures or test for the day to keep the patients and families informed.
  • Complies by the NMHS behavioral standards.

Self-Development:
  • Maintains competency by staying informed of changing trends in the nursing practice.
  • Attends annual review and unit specifics within the department.
  • Performs required continuing education hours online and in classroom.

Regulatory Knowledge:
  • Complies with regulatory and accrediting agency requirements.
  • Licensed by the board of Nursing for the state.
  • Must be licensed to practice as a RN in the state of MS; must be licensed for minimum 1 year with experience in acute setting.
  • Must complete RN orientation and approved unit specific checklist
  • Must maintain a current AHA CPR Certification
  • If required ACLS, PALS, TB certification, or certification by the department
  • Must maintain department requirements for continuing education and any specific unit requirements to provide appropriate age specific care; annual review and unit specifics, CARES
  • Must have effective communication and teaching skills
  • General knowledge of various regulatory and accrediting standards