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Registered Nurse (RN) - Float Pool (Full time: 7p-7a) - Nursing Support Services

Company: Washington Regional
Location: Fayetteville
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Job Posting: Registered Nurse (RN) - Float Pool (Full time: 7p-7a) Employment Type: Full Time Location: Washington Regional Medical Center - Fayetteville, AR Department: Nursing Support Services Shift: 12 hour shifts FTE: Job Number: JO-2112-44700 Date Posted: 12/2/2021 Categories: Licensed Nurses Washington Regional
Washington Regional Medical Center is our regions only locally governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. Our system includes a 425-bed acute care hospital located in the heart of Fayetteville supported by our clinic system - including primary, specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which we live and work and give back to each other.Washington Regional Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.
Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention and wellness education.
Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas --- the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.
Values: To treat others patients and their families, visitors, physicians, and each other as we would want to be treated.POSITION SUMMARY
The role of the Float Pool Registered Nurse (RN) reports to the Director of Patient Access. This position is responsible for coordinating and ensuring the total nursing care of assigned patients including assessment, planning, implementation, and documentation. This position is responsible for delegating to and supervising the job classes including but not limited to: student nurse, nursing assistant, and licensed practical nurse. This position assists in achieving patient quality of care, national patient safety, regulatory agency, and budgetary goals. This position has exposure to body fluids, radiation, and communicable diseases. Most work time is spent standing and/or walking short distances with frequent pushing and pulling up to 100lbs and lifting up to 50 lbs., as well as occasionally carrying up to 25 lbs. A culturally and linguistically diverse adult, geriatric, and newborn population may be served depending on area of competency.Essential Position Responsibilities
Performs a comprehensive and accurate patient assessment using evidence-based assessment tools
Provides nursing care according to patient care plan and executes clinical practice skills in a competent and safe manner
Identifies changes in patients condition and report to appropriate providers
Monitors and manages the care that patients receive
Maintains patients medical records through complete and accurate documentation
Floats among various clinical services, where qualified and competent
Evaluates patients progress toward expected clinical outcomes, including treatments and health education, in collaboration with the patient and the health care team
Performs and functions within RN scope of practice as outlined by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing.Qualifications
Education: Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing program
Licensure and Certifications: Arkansas RN License & CPR required. Other certifications required based on areas of competency.
Experience: Recent acute care experience required.
Applicant must be able to complete competency in 1 of the following areas:
o Emergency Department
o Critical Care
o Cardiology
o Med-Surg
o Neuro ICU / Neuro Progressive
o Labor and Delivery/Post-partum/NICU

Keywords: Washington Regional, Fayetteville , Registered Nurse (RN) - Float Pool (Full time: 7p-7a) - Nursing Support Services, Healthcare , Fayetteville, Arkansas

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