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Registered Nurse Full Time - Breckenridge, MN

Registered Nurse Full Time - Breckenridge, MN

Job Description


I.                   Job Summary/Job Purpose

The Registered Nurse implements the nursing process within St. Francis HealthCare Campus and across the continuum of care.  This practice includes dependent, interdependent and independent functions. Clinical populations served include Medical, Surgical, Intensive Care, Emergency Department, Labor & Delivery, Newborn Nursery, Pediatrics and Perioperative Services

II.    Key Responsibilities

  1. Provision of care and treatment – Responsible for the daily care of a patient, including assessment, treatments, medications, patient education, and discharge planning through development and implementation of the patient plan of care. Uses multidisciplinary team strategies to resolve patient problems.
  2. Medication Management – Accountable to provide medications to patient’s using safe medication practices.
  3. Safety and/or regulations – Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel
  4. Infection Prevention – Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
  5. Communication – Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapprt; participating in team problem-solving methods
  6. Documentation – Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records. Maintains continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs
  7. Environment of Care – Ensures operation of equipment by completing maintenance requirements, following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques. Maintains nursing supplies by following departmental practices related to inventory.
  8. Quality and Process Improvement – Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards and measuring health outcomes,
  9. Professional – Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Maintains professional and technical knowledge. Participates in activities to maintain or further the profession of nursing

III.  Core Expectations

At St. Francis Healthcare Campus we expect all our employees to live the values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence at work by:

•         Honoring and caring for the dignity of all persons in mind, body, and spirit

•         Working together as a team to achieve our goals

•         Improving continuously by listening, and asking for and responding to feedback

•         Seeking new and better ways to meet the needs of those we serve

•         Using our resources wisely

•         Understanding how each of our roles contributes to the success of St. Francis Healthcare Campus and CHI

IV.  Core Job Competencies

Core Behaviors:   The following behaviors have been identified as                                     critical to all staff roles at St. Francis Healthcare Campus:

•         Teamwork Orientation:  works cooperatively & collaboratively with others toward the accomplishment of shared goals.

•         Service Orientation:  desires to serve and focus one’s efforts on discovering and meeting the needs of internal and external customers.

•         Achieves Results:  reflects a drive to achieve and outperform.  Continuously looking for improvements.  Accepts responsibility for actions and results.

•         Learning and Growth:  has a commitment to continuous professional and organizational learning

•         Communication:  practices attentive and active listening and can restate opinions of others; communicates messages in a way that has the desired effect.

•         Safety

Demonstrates the knowledge of fire/safety, disaster plans and infection control

Reports any unsafe conditions noted to the appropriate individuals or department

Job Requirements

Skill, Knowledge or Abilities critical to this role:

1. Professional written and verbal skills a must.

2. Ability to organize and prioritize as necessary.

3. Ability to perform tasks with high accuracy.

4. Must be able to maintain positive attitude with others to ensure positive outcomes.

5. Computer skills including Word & Outlook necessary.

6. Ability to work a flexible schedule, including rotating shifts

7. Ability to take on call and cancel time

8. Maintains confidentiality following HIPAA guidelines (patients, co-worker, & facility)

9. Problem solving skills

10. Ability to delegate

V. Job Requirements/Qualifications

Education/Accreditation/Licensure (required & preferred):

a. Registered Nurse Degree from an accredited college or university.

b. Licensed by the State of Minnesota.

c. Basic Life Support required

d. Specific service areas require additional education, training, or experience requirements. Examples include:

I. Intensive Care: ACLS within 3 months.

II. Emergency Department:

1. ACLS within 3 months.

2. TNCC within 6-9 months.

III. Labor & Delivery: Newborn resuscitation – within 3 months

IV. Fetal Monitoring basic within 6 months

V. Resource Nurse – 2 years medical/surgical experience or equivalent

VI. Populations Served

Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric.

The duties described above are general in nature and level of work to be performed, but are not intended to be a complete comprehensive list of all duties. Management has the rights to revise this position description at any time.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers and drug free workplace CB/

  • Shift:  Rotating

  • Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period:  64

  • Weekends Required:  Every Other

  • Status:  Full Time
  • Job Snapshot

    Employment Type Full-Time
    Job Type Health Care
    Education Not Specified
    Experience Not Specified
    Manages Others Not Specified
    Industry Healthcare - Health Services
    Required Travel Not Specified
    Job ID 1400018607
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    Registered Nurse Full Time - Breckenridge, MN

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