Part-time, 36 hours per pay period. Rotating 12 hour shifts of 7-730 including weekends and holidays.
The Registered Nurse in the Associate Role on this unit is responsible for utilizing the nursing process to provide individualized nursing care. The nurse in this role will be expected to fulfill the following skills, including but not limited to: provide competent, safe care for medical patients, such as diabetes and digestive disorders, hematology and acute disease processed in some cancer patients, renal, pre and post operative surgical patient care needs, other disorders of the muscular/skeletal system, cardiac monitoring, arrhythmia interpretation and treatment, acute patient assessment and response, respiratory and cardiac disease processes, and teaching across multiple disease processes. The nurse assumes responsibility for the outcome of nursing care during a specified work period. The nurse receives assistance from the full scope of nursing expertise. The nurse must have knowledge of and utilizes appropriate age-related patient protocols relating to the physical and psychological needs of neonatal/infant, pediatric and adolescent to geriatric patients. Some clinical skills expected but not limited to are: diagnosis and age-related assessment, medication administration, IV insertion and maintenance, wound and dressing care.
Job Knowledge and Skills: Following a competency based formal orientation, competence and performance is expected. Must be able to critically think, be self-directed and able to manage several patients care during a shift. Must have effective communication skills to delegate responsibilities, collaborate, negotiate, and accomplish patient teaching, and work with patients, families, team members, and other healthcare team members. Must pass basic arrhythmia course. Refer to department specific self-assessment checklist for specifics
The RN functions within the scope and standards of nursing practice as outlined in the South Dakota Nurse Practice Act and Administrative Rules. The Sanford Nursing Practice recognizes the Scope and Standards of Practice (2004) and the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements (2001) as published by the American Nurses Association as the foundation for nursing care delivery.
When students are providing patient care, treatment, and/or services as a part of their training, any/all employees may be asked to supervise the students
Graduation from a NLN or AACN accredited nursing program is strongly preferred. Graduate from an approved nursing program is acceptable. Bachelor's Degree in nursing preferred.
BLS required; ACLS and PALS (or PEARs) required within 1 year of hire. Currently licensed with the applicable State Nursing Board and/or possess multistate licensure privileges as required by position. Knowledge BETS_ARC_Setter BACH_a33d1a