Faulkton Area Medical Center
  • 30-Mar-2021 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Hospital
  • Faulkton, SD, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health Insurance, Retirement, Life Insurance, PTO, Work-Life Balance


Faulkton Area Medical Center

Job Description and Essential Functions

Registered Nurse (Hospital) *$2,000 SIGN-ON BONUS*

JOB TITLE:

Registered Nurse (Hospital)

DEPARTMENT:

Nursing

REPORTS TO:

Director of Nursing

WAGE:

Hourly
*Bonus to be awarded following six months of successful employment*

WORK HOURS:

Variable

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Indoors, physical presence on-site required

WORK PACE:

Self-paced, requiring the ability to work quickly and efficiently in an often-times fast pace, emotionally demanding work area.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registered Nurse with current SD licensure is required
  • Excellent technical, assessment, and documentation skills
  • Ability to organize work flow, respond to emergencies, set a professional example, and note to detail
  • Possess restorative care philosophy
  • Excellent professional skills; both assessment and hands-on
  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to measure and utilize basic mathematics
  • Deal effectively with patients, public, and co-workers in person and on the telephone
  • Must be HIPAA compliant; confidentiality a must

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Timely and accurate documentation of patient charts
  • Complete nursing assessments as required every shift on acute care and swing bed patients, and continually on ER patients
  • Participate/facilitate in patient care planning and shift records
  • Accurately and promptly transcribe provider orders
  • Maintain a safe working environment while complying with infection control
  • Implement established nursing policy and procedure, promptly reporting changes in patient conditions that require additional follow-up
  • Distribute medications accurately and safely to patients within required time frame
  • Provide treatments as necessary to individual patients within required time frame
  • Supervise and assign duties for nursing assistants; assist aides as needed
  • Comply with standards established by American Nurses Association
  • Assist in orientating new employees
  • Assist in obtaining extra help as needed
  • Attend 75% of staff meetings
  • Report non-compliance to Director of Nursing
    • Non-compliant employees will receive written reprimand
    • Continued non-compliance will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment

PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Adhere to dress code; appearance must be neat and clean
  • Complete annual/quarterly education requirements in a timely manner
  • Report to work on time and as scheduled
  • Wear identification while on duty
  • Attend annual review
  • Work at maintaining a good rapport and a cooperative working relationship with providers, departments, and staff
  • Represent the organization in a positive and professional manner
  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures regarding department operations, fire and safety, and infection control
  • Comply with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices
  • Communicate the mission, ethics, and goals of the facility

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

May require work shift of up to 12 hours.

Sitting: 1-1/2 hours per 12 hour work shift.

Alternates frequently to walking/standing.


Standing: 3-4 hours per 12 hour work shift.

Alternates frequently with waling and occasionally sitting.


Walking: 4-5 hours per 12 hour work shift.

Alternates frequently to standing and occasionally sitting.

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FREQUENCY:

Never = 0% Rarely = 1-10% Occasionally = 11-33%

Frequently = 34-66% Continuously = 67%


LIFTING
WEIGHT FREQUENCY OBJECTS
1-10 lbs. Continuously

Patient charts, medical supplies

22-20 lbs. Frequently

Supplies, equipment

21-35 lbs. Frequently

Equipment, boxes of supplies, assisting patients

36-50 lbs. Frequently

Transfer of patients

51-75 lbs. Frequently

Transfer of patients


CARRYING
WEIGHT FREQUENCY OBJECTS
1-10 lbs. Continuously

Patient charts, books, supplies, equipment

11-20 lbs. Frequently

Supplies, equipment

21-35 lbs. Frequently

Equipment, boxes of supplies


Pushing: Required to push patients in wheelchairs on a continuous basis
Bending: Continuously
Squatting: Frequently
Kneeling: Frequently
Crawling: Occasionally
Climbing: Rarely
Reaching: Continuously
Grasping: Frequently
Fine Manipulation: Continuously

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