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Med/Surg - RN, Decatur

Location: Decatur, TX
Date Posted: 01-17-2014
 
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  • Coordinates nursing care and patient/family education for the NEWBORN, PEDIATRIC, ADOLESCENT, ADULT, and GERIATRIC patients through the use of the nursing process; maintains positive working relationships with staff and other departments to provide optimal quality outcomes within the framework of professional nursing practice.   
  • These responsibilities are met according to hospital policy, hospital mission statement and the philosophy of the Department of Nursing.
 

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY:
  • Demonstrate a knowledge base and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the condition and age of the patients served. 
  • The nurse must demonstrate familiarity with the principles of growth and development throughout the life cycle. 
  • The nurse must be able to assimilate basic knowledge and patient related data to perform a comprehensive and age appropriate assessment.
 
REQUIREMENTS: 
  • 1)  Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. 
  • 2)  Current Texas RN licensure  
  • 3)  CPR certification 
  • 4)  ACLS  
  • 5)  PALS   
  • 6)  Basic arrhythmia/telemetry training                             
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