Scotland Health Care System Registered Nurse in Laurinburg, North Carolina
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Intensive Care Unit
Under the direction of the Nursing Unit Director and/or Charge Nurse, perform nursing patient care duties for the assigned unit or department. Plan, provide, and evaluate total nursing care in accordance with the established patient care philosophy. Facilitate individualized, goal-directed nursing care through use of the nursing process and the principles of primary nursing in accordance with departmental and hospital policies and procedures. Relate effectively with other shifts for continuity of care, maintain satisfactory relations with other departments and nursing units; and participate in all phases of education.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide the best possible nursing care through planning, organizing, and facilitating the nursing function for assigned patients.
Initiate and implement patient care plans.
Maintain acceptable standards of patient care.
Identify existing and potential problems, and seek or implement appropriate solutions.
Accurately and promptly implement physician orders.
Administer medications and intravenous solutions correctly.
Maintain and facilitate the standards of accurate and complete documentation and reporting; keep the Charge Nurse or designated House Supervisor informed of patient needs and/or problems affecting either the patient or unit.
Create a working climate that promotes a healing environment for patients.
Participate in designated safety programs; support and facilitate infection control policies and procedures.
Other duties as assigned or deemed necessary.
Licensure/Certification(s): current NC or Multistate RN license; current BLS certification through the American Heart Association.