Person Memorial Hospital
PERSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.
Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.
Documents patient care given.
Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family.
Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.
Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.
Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.
Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.
Works closely and professionally with all departments in an effort to maintain a teamwork approach
Serves as a mentor when training new employees in the various functional activities required for all patient types.
Supports Department staff in measuring and monitoring RN and staff performance regarding quality & accuracy on a monthly basis, or as needed. Conducts audits to ensure compliance with department standards of care.
Supports RN staff in collaboration with Department Director with:• Work Schedules• Evaluations• Escalating patient/employee concerns, when appropriate.
Practices and adheres to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and Mission and Value statement of the Hospital.
Reports to: Director of Nursing
Minimum EducationSuccessful completion of the Nursing Diploma Program or an Associates Degree in Nursing from an accredited school is required.
Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
Required SkillsRequires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Licenses: Registered Nurse LicenseCertification: Basic Life Support (BLS) is required upon hire.
Minimum Work ExperienceRecommend 2-3 years of recent experience a healthcare setting.LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
Registered Nurse Certified
Basic Life Support
Activities Of Daily Living (Ad Ls)