Knowledge of nursing theory and practice acquired through completion of an accredited school of nursing to be eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Nebraska.
Will complete Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) within five years of hire from an accredited nursing program (if an ADN or Diploma RN)
License & Certification
Current Nebraska license as a Registered Nurse.
BLS required. ACLS certification required within six months of hire, PALS certification required within one year of hire. Trauma Nurse Core Care certification preferred within one year.
After 2 years of employment, strongly encouraged to pursue certification in specialty area.
Approximately one year on-the-job experience to acquire and effectively utilize knowledge of the hospital, unit, departmental procedures and policies.
Interpersonal skills necessary in order to gather and exchange information with physicians, patient, family, visitors and other hospital personnel in highly stressful situation.
Analytical skills necessary to develop and implement effective nursing care and complex problem-solving measures for patients physical, psychosocial and spiritual well being.