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RN Med/Surg

Job Description

PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION

Coordinates total nursing care for patients. Participates inpatient and family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting. 


JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Duty 1: Uses the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care to provide for the unique physical and emotional needs of each patient.

Duty 2: Establishes and maintains communication, and utilizes teaching opportunities to provide for the specific learning needs of each patient and their significant other(s).

Duty 3: Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patients served on their unit.

Duty 4: Collaborates with Physician regarding patient condition, orders, treatment plan, and anticipated needs to ensure exceptional patient care.

Duty 5: Demonstrates accountability and leadership in the performance of LPN’s, Nurse Aides, Orderlies, and Secretaries to ensure quality of patient care and promotion of team collaboration.

Duty 6: Complies with organizational policies, procedures, and practices to ensure quality job performance and hospital compliance.

Duty 7: Maintains all department and unit specific competencies for provision of patient care.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing
  • Current Ohio License as a Registered Nurse
  • Must obtain ACLS & PALS certification within 6 months of hire
  • Maximum exposure in regard to universal precautions.
  • Positive service-oriented interpersonal and communication skills required.
  • Individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on his/her assigned unit/department. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient status.  Must be able to interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to their age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the area’s policies and procedures

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This position requires a full range of body motion with intermittent activities in walking, sitting, lifting, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting and standing. The associate will be required to lift 50 pounds or more. This position requires individuals to lift work above the Shoulder. The associate must have corrected vision and hearing in the normal range. Individual must have excellent verbal communication skills to perform daily tasks.


This position is classified at risk for possible occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens (HBV, HIV, etc.)

*BVHS

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Location US-OH-Bluffton
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Bluffton Hospital

Blanchard Valley Health System is a non-profit, integrated regional health system based in Findlay, a unique micropolitan community in Northwest Ohio. Governed by a community board of trustees representing large and small business, education, law, medicine and finance, BVHS oversees all operations. BVHS is one of the largest employers in the area with more than 3,000 associates and serves an eight-county area that includes Hancock, Allen, Putnam, Henry, Wood, Seneca, Wyandot and Hardin Counties. In addition, a dedicated group of more than 600 volunteers support BVHS through their contributions of both time and money. As part of the BVHS family, the Auxiliary is a major contributor to our standards of excellence. Learn More

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US-OH-Bluffton
Snapshot
Bluffton Hospital
Company:
US-OH-Bluffton
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description

PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION

Coordinates total nursing care for patients. Participates inpatient and family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting. 


JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Duty 1: Uses the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care to provide for the unique physical and emotional needs of each patient.

Duty 2: Establishes and maintains communication, and utilizes teaching opportunities to provide for the specific learning needs of each patient and their significant other(s).

Duty 3: Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patients served on their unit.

Duty 4: Collaborates with Physician regarding patient condition, orders, treatment plan, and anticipated needs to ensure exceptional patient care.

Duty 5: Demonstrates accountability and leadership in the performance of LPN’s, Nurse Aides, Orderlies, and Secretaries to ensure quality of patient care and promotion of team collaboration.

Duty 6: Complies with organizational policies, procedures, and practices to ensure quality job performance and hospital compliance.

Duty 7: Maintains all department and unit specific competencies for provision of patient care.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing
  • Current Ohio License as a Registered Nurse
  • Must obtain ACLS & PALS certification within 6 months of hire
  • Maximum exposure in regard to universal precautions.
  • Positive service-oriented interpersonal and communication skills required.
  • Individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on his/her assigned unit/department. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient status.  Must be able to interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to their age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the area’s policies and procedures

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This position requires a full range of body motion with intermittent activities in walking, sitting, lifting, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting and standing. The associate will be required to lift 50 pounds or more. This position requires individuals to lift work above the Shoulder. The associate must have corrected vision and hearing in the normal range. Individual must have excellent verbal communication skills to perform daily tasks.


This position is classified at risk for possible occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens (HBV, HIV, etc.)

*BVHS

Job Requirements

 
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