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Registered Nurse

Methodist Health System locationFremont, NE
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info linkReport a probelm Originally Posted : January 06, 2022 | Expires : March 7, 2022


Job Location
Fremont, NE, United States


  • Purpose of Job
    • The practice of nursing by a registered nurse (RN) shall mean the assumption of responsibility and accountability for those nursing actions which include, but are not limited to: assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of a nursing diagnosis. Execution of the prescribed diagnostic and therapeutic treatment regiments, administering, delegating, and evaluating nursing activities.
  • Job Requirements
    • Education
      • A formal training program after high school required.
      • Graduate from an accredited Diploma School of Nursing/College of Nursing with an Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) or Bachelor's of Science (BSN) required.

    • License/Certifications
      • Current valid Nebraska Registered Nurse (RN) License, valid compact multistate license to work in Nebraska, or a temporary permit while awaiting licensure required.
      • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
      • Current American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification required within 6 months of hire.
      • Current American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification required within one year of hire.
      • Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC) required within two years of hire.
      • Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course (ENPC) required within two years of hire.
      • Certified Critical Care Nurse (CCRN) preferred.
      • Certified Emergency Nursing (CEN) preferred.

    • Experience
      • One to two years nursing experience preferred.
      • Emergency or Acute care nursing experience preferred.

    • Skills
  • Physical Requirements
    • Physical
      • Weight Demands
        • Medium Work – Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.

      • Physical Activity
        • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
          • Climbing
          • Crawling

          • Kneeling
          • Sitting

        • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
          • Balancing
          • Carrying

          • Crouching

          • Distinguish colors

          • Keyboarding/Typing

          • Lifting
          • Pulling/Pushing

          • Repetitive Motions
          • Stooping/bending

          • Twisting

        • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
          • Fingering/Touching
          • Grasping
          • Hearing
          • Reaching
          • Seeing/Visual
          • Speaking/talking
          • Standing

          • Walking

    • Environmental
      • Located in an indoor area with frequent exposure to mild physical discomfort from dust, fumes, temperature, and noise. Examples: patient care providers and laboratory technicians.

    • Hazards
      • Job Hazards
        • Not Related:
          • Electrical Shock/Static

        • Rare (1-33%):
          • Radiation Alpha, Betz and Gamma (particles such as X-Ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc.)

          • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet , visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means) – NICU only
        • Occasionally (34%-66%):
          • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)

          • Equipment/Machinery/Tools

          • Explosives (pressurized gas)
          • Hazardous Drugs (exposure risks, personal protective equipment required)

        • Frequent (67%-100%):
          • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)

          • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (Blood or Body Fluid-BBF)
          • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
  • Essential Job Functions
    • Essential Functions I

      • Critical Thinking.
        • Demonstrates sensitivity and understanding of patient's rights.
        • Transcribes/countersigns physician orders; implements orders and documents of all patient-related information; receives and interprets physician orders, allowing no misunderstanding.
        • Demonstrates sensitivity and insight of patient's ability to understand what activity is occurring during Methodist Fremont Health (MFH) visit/hospitalization.
        • Notifies physicians of pertinent observations and reactions, incidents, and abnormal laboratory and x-ray results, as required.
        • Is accurate and complete in planning care for the patient according to needs from admission to discharge.
        • Shows ability to modify planning according to the current flow of events while maintaining positive patient outcomes.
        • Maintains standards of nursing care and implements policies and procedures of the hospital and department.
        • Documentation of all assessments and reassessments implementation and evaluation of patient care determined is accurate, legible, and timely.
        • Utilizes effective clinical delegation skills. Demonstrates accountability from knowing that appropriate nursing care is being delivered to assigned patients and evaluates outcome of delegation.
        • Always demonstrates accountability for administration of, observation and reporting effects of drugs, intravenous procedures, other therapeutic and diagnostic measures in a safe and accurate manner; carefully orders, prepares, administers and evaluates medication and intravenous therapy.

      • Patient Care.
        • Is able to accurately assess care for a patient's unique need (I.e. diagnosis, age) including physical-psychosocial aspects in accordance with unit guidelines.
        • Utilizes the history and assessment information to identify patient problems or potential problems and set goals.
        • Demonstrates the ability to effectively utilize the nursing process when providing direct patient care for all individuals from infancy through advanced age, as unit competency completed.
        • Executes planned care and evaluation outcomes for all patients under his/her care. Modifies the care plan according to evaluated outcomes.
        • Communicates pertinent information regarding patient care appropriately (I.e. shift report, unit to unit, transfer, etc.).
        • Assesses, develops, and implements a teaching plan for patients/families; utilizes assessment data and discharge plan in a meaningful way for each patient's ability to understand. Monitors plan according to need.
        • Maintains standards of nursing care and implements policies and procedures of the hospital and the department.
        • Provides direct patient care utilizing professional nursing skills and judgment according to physicians and other licensed practitioner's orders.

      • Technical.
        • Performs technical aspects of patient care and consistently demonstrates clinical competencies according to established policies and procedures; utilizes proper techniques; adapts techniques to unique needs of individual patients.
        • Is proficient in operation of supporting equipment (including, but not limited to) Pyxis, computer data entry, One Touch, and IMED.
        • Demonstrates safety consciousness and incorporates safe practice at all times.
        • Performs technical aspects of patient care according to established policies and procedures. Demonstrates ability to organize and execute new procedures.
        • Demonstrates proficiency in placing, evaluating, and maintaining IV lines.
        • Demonstrates ability to operate various equipment and supplies that are used.
        • Demonstrates proficiency in airway management.
        • Demonstrates ability to perform in an accurate and precise manner in emergency situations.
        • Provides for patient comfort; positioning, extra bathing, straightening linens, putting personal articles within reach, courtesy, responsiveness as required.

    • Essential Functions II

      • Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.

      • Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values ~ Living Our Values, and company policies/procedures.

      • Other duties as assigned.

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