Registered Nurse, Cardiovascular OR, FT, Days
Main Operating Room
 Adrian, WV

The Clinical Staff Nurse functions as a champion of quality patient care and professional caregiver who demonstrates critical thinking skills and scientific judgment in the anticipation and planning for the care of the patient. The CSN is responsible to perform at a competent level of nursing and consistently demonstrates nursing process. These standards include: assessment, diagnosis, identification of outcomes, planning, implementation, coordination of care, teaching and health promotion and evaluation. The CSN is also responsible to hold the highest standards of professional performance, which include: ethics, cultural diversity, communication, collaboration, evidence based practice, nursing research, quality, resource utilization, and environmental health. These standards of practice encompass the actions and foundation of professional nursing. The CSN will function within the JHS CARE Model, which includes accountability for planning, implementing, evaluating and communicating all phases of nursing care for assigned patients. The CSN possesses clinical knowledge and skills to meet standards as required by specific clinical areas.

Experience: Generally requires 1 to 3 years of related experience.

Education: Associate's degree in Nursing is required. BSN degree is preferred. Any Employee who will be performing Point of Care and testing in the Operating Room, Neuro ICU, NICU, PICU, Pedi-ER, Cath Lab and/or Interventional Radiology areas, the educational degree must be verified at the time of hire. Minimum education level required to be verified is Associate's degree.

Licensure Certification: Valid Florida RN license is required. American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification with at least 6 months validity required. Must meet and maintain current all unit specific and organizational skills/competencies, certifications/licensures, as required by the nursing area.

Knowledge Skill Abilities: General Competencies: Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work accurately while meeting multiple deadlines. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form. Ability to handle difficult and stressful situations with professional composure. Ability to understand and follow instructions. Ability to exercise sound and independent judgment. Knowledge and skill in use of job appropriate technology and software applications. Management Competencies: Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources. Skill in monitoring/assessing the performance to make improvements or take corrective action. Skill in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems. Ability to plan, implement, and evaluate programs. Ability to establish goals and objectives. Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems. Nursing Competencies: Ability to understand, respects and accommodates patients preferences and needs with regards to their individual beliefs, customs and practices. Must have ability to clearly, accurately and effectively provide information to doctors, other nurses, patients, and family members. Must have ability to show compassion, patience and maintain non-judgmental approach to patients, their families as well as other employees and customers. Unit Specific: Must have clinical knowledge, skill and ability to fully and accurately complete all required unit competencies, as indicated in the unit competency check-list. Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources. Skill in monitoring/assessing the performance to make improvements or take corrective action. Skill in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems. Ability to plan, implement, and evaluate programs. Ability to establish goals and objectives. Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.