Registered Nurse I
Posted on: June 21, 2022
Under the direct supervision of the Clinical Manager (or designee)
implements supervises and evaluates the nursing care of each
patient using a nursing process and in accordance with established
hospital and departmental policies and procedures. From admission
to discharge plans with consideration of the aging process
throughout the life span including all developmental stages as well
as cultural patterns.
Provides direct patient care.
Provides leadership by delegating supervising and participating in
safe nursing care activities provided by ancillary personnel.
Evaluates effectiveness of patient care and identifies
opportunities for improvement.
Collaborates with the healthcare team patient family and community
services regarding the patient care outcome/discharge planning.
Assesses and provides appropriate teaching based on patient and
Participates in unit-based quality improvement and research
Utilizes all available resources to provide quality cost effective
Meets and maintains clinical competencies measured by
pre-determined credentialing standards mandatory/safety education
and completion of Basic Life Support and ACLS/PALS as
Identifies growth needs and participates in educational
opportunities and professional organizations.
Serves as a role model/preceptor to new graduate nurses and less
Assumes charge nurse responsibility for the patient care unit as
Level I: Wanding
Level II: Personal Belongings confiscated itemized and secured
Processing patients before going into unit
Breathalyzer/Blood glucose if needed
Suicide precautions: Suicide risk assessment
Safety checks with patient location every 15 minutes
Initial and ongoing contraband checks/ Environmental checks every 2
D-pod Net Learning Modules
Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) Training
Competency Testing - Wanding Safety/Environmental Rounds
Other information:BASIC KNOWLEDGE:
Baccalaureate in Nursing preferred.
Must have current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in
the State of Rhode Island.
Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to
patients throughout the life span with consideration of aging
processes human development stages and cultural patterns in each
step of the care process.
UNIT SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Current Registered Nurse (RN) license in the State of RI. BSN
Certified Wound Nurse preferred (American Board of Wound Management
certification preferred Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) preferred
or Certified Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurse (CWOCN)
Minimum two years clinical experience in medical surgical nursing
ambulatory or surgical services in a hospital setting
Previous high volume clinic experience in an outpatient setting
Positive caring and customer-service-oriented attitude
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Visual and aural ability to monitor patient status.
Physical ability to assist in lifting and positioning patients.
Exposed to patient care environment.
Physical ability for extensive walking and standing; lifting
positioning and pushing patients on stretchers.
UNIT SPECIFIC PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must have full range of body motion.
Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
Vision abilities required include close vision distance vision and
Must be able to speak and hear clearly.
Must have the ability to stand sit walk bend lean and squat for
long periods of time without hindrance.
Must be able to maintain dexterity when pulling pushing and
gripping carts and stretchers.
Must be physically able to perform CPR.
Must perform all physical job duties accurately in a fast-paced
environment with frequent interruption.
Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race color religion sex national origin age
ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or
expression disability protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan
is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Location: Rhode Island Hospital USA: RI: Providence
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Shift 3
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