Provides professional nursing care to patients of all ages from infant to elderly including after hours urgent/emergent clinic. Performs professional nursing duties utilizing the nursing process and initiating nursing actions, providing comprehensive nursing care to meet the physical, emotional, spiritual, and socio-cultural needs of the patient and family. Demonstrates initiatives and ability to work independently on a variety of tasks during times when patient load is light.
Must be able to identify life threatening situations quickly. Must be organized and able to coordinate all aspects of patient care to provide the highest quality of healthcare services and to promote excellent customer service. The RN makes daily decisions affecting patient access to care and direct delivery of care. Communication with the patient, primary health care provider and SEARHC support services are required. This position is under the direct supervision of the nurse manager. Employee is expected to make decisions using basic nursing knowledge and skill developed from educational experiences and training. This person is expected to function independently, be self-starting and show good judgment in decision and problem solving.
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