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Education - RN Resident, Decatur

Location: Decatur, TX
Date Posted: 05-15-2017
**Must already have Texas RN licensure upon applying**

JOB SUMMARY:
  • Under the guidance of the Nurse Residency Supervisor, perform nursing patient care duties for the assigned unit or department under the direction of a Clinical Coordinator and/or Nursing Unit Director.
  • Participate in learning activities, classroom lectures, etc. provided through the Wise Health System Nurse Residency program.
  • Plan, provide, and evaluate total nursing care in accordance with the established patient care philosophy.
  • Facilitate individualized, goal-directed nursing care through use of the nursing process and the principles of primary nursing in accordance with departmental and hospital policies and procedures.
  • Relate effectively with other shifts for continuity of care, maintain satisfactory relations with other departments and nursing units; and participate in all phases of education.  
  • Must attend New Hire Orientation and Nursing Orientation as well as work alongside unit specific assigned preceptor
  • Must participate in and complete the nurse residency program requirements including signing and fulfilling the program contract.
  • Must maintain full time status for first 2 years per the residency contract.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: 
  • Designated Supervisor
 
REQUIREMENTS: 
  • 1) Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing within the last 6 months              
  • 2)   Current Texas RN licensure                  
  • 3)  CPR certification     
                                  
Must have current licensure upon hire. 
 
New Hires will have 60 days to acquire the required Basic Life Support (CPR, ACLS, PALS, BLS, and/or any other life support certifications required for the job).
 
 
OSHA TASK CATEGORY ONE:          
  • There is an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or a potential for spills splashes during the performance of the job. 
  • Universal precautions must be observed and protective devices worn by the employee when performing those tasks likely to cause exposure.
 
 
Employment standards include current requirements as determined by Federal, State, and Wise Health System policy.
 
Physical Demands: 
  • Sit 2-4 hours
  • Walk/Stand 6-8 hours
  • Weight Lifted/Force Exerted: 25-50 lbs
  • Ability to properly care for the patient population
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