Registered Nurse Acute Care Unit Full Time

Northwest Health System Springdale, Springdale, AR
Nov 14, 2017
Nov 29, 2017
ICU / CCU, Med / Surg
Contract Type
Full Time
Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.Requires an associate's degree and is Licensed as a RN in the state of Arkansas. Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certification and may require AHA PALS and ACLS. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.