Bolivar Medical Center
Provides direct and indirect patient care in the medical-surgical setting. Communicates with physicians/Nurse Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision.
Maintains accurate and continued nursing documentation including patient histories, conditions, treatments, responses and assessment of changes.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and family.
Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patients served. Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.
Interacts professionally with patient and family and involves patient and family in the formation of the plan of care.
Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients and families in accordance with hospital standards.
Ensures an adequate stock of supplies and proper functioning of equipment.
Maintains patient confidentiality at all times
Bachelor’s degree - Preferred
[Mississippi, United States] Registered Nurse
Must have a current Mississippi Registered Nurse license or a current Compact State Registered Nurse license
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Must have an updated American Heart Association approved Basic Life Support (BLS). If employee does not have a current BLS at time of hire or transfer, then employee will have one month from day of hire, or transfer, to obtain, or update, BLS certification.
Basic Life Support
Registered Nurse Certified