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Registered Nurse **Sign on bonus**

Methodist Health System Fremont, NE
  • Purpose of Job
    • The practice of nursing by a registered nurse 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
      • Graduate from an accredited Diploma School of Nursing/College of Nursing with an Associate of Science Degree in Nursing (ASN) or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) required.
      • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.

    • License/Certifications
      • Current unrestricted RN Licensure by the State of Nebraska required.
      • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification required.
      • Current American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required for ICU (5503120055D2).

    • Experience
      • Two to five years previous inpatient nursing experience preferred.

    • Skills
      • Knowledge of computer resources.
      • Proficiency in nursing practice.
      • Exceptional ability to be self-directed.
      • Outstanding ability to communicate with wide variety of disciplines.
  • 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, Beta 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)
        • 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) (BBF)
          • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
  • Essential Job Functions
    • Essential Functions I

      • Provides an accurate and thorough assessment of the patient/family to identify human responses to actual or potential health conditions.
        • Performs patient care assessments and reassessments based on patient condition and established policy/procedure.
        • Demonstrates the ability to effectively utilize the nursing process when providing assessment for all individuals.
        • Demonstrates the ability to assess and reassess pain and pain management techniques utilized.
        • Documents all assessment and reassessments in an accurate, legible, and timely manner.

      • Formulation of a nursing diagnosis to identify and plan for the needs of an individual, family, or group.
        • Utilizes history and assessment information to identify patient problems and set goals.
        • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs.
        • Demonstrates the ability to revise a plan of care as indicated by patient's response to treatment.
        • Utilizes assessment data and formulates a plan for discharge needs.

      • Implementation of a nursing treatment regimen to provide for the selection, performance and management of proper nursing practices.
        • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standards of care and patient's age.
        • Performs direct patient care utilizing professional nursing skills and judgment according to physicians and other licensed practitioner's orders.
        • Teaches health care practices, initiates and participates in patient and family education programs.
        • Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their condition.
        • Documentation of nursing care meets current standards and policies.

      • Evaluation of the plan of care an treatment for all patients under his/her care to promote resolution of patient problems and positive patient outcomes.
        • Evaluates overall plan daily for effectiveness and makes adjustments as needed to meet patient goals.
        • Evaluates effectiveness of learning and discharge teaching needs.

      • Coordinates and supervises patient care to provide for the management of a multidisciplinary approach to patient care.
        • Communicates pertinent information regarding patient care appropriately and clearly.
        • Demonstrates the ability to assist physicians with procedures and patient rounds.
        • Utilizes effective clinical delegation skills, demonstrating accountability for the scope of practice of the individual being delegated to and evaluation of the outcome of delegation.
        • Consults with co-workers and other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient's needs and discharge plan.

      • Safety initiative - Complies with Methodist Fremont Health safety policies and procedures and regulatory requirements e.g., Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Joint Commission (JCAHO), Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA).
        • Performs job duties in a manner consistent with organization and departmental safety policies and procedures.
        • Completes departmental safety requirements, I.e., blitz, departmental in-services, etc., on an annual basis.

    • 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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