Registered Nurse - 5ME (MHB)

Catholic Health System Lebanon, IN
* Registered Nurse - 5ME (MHB): Coordinates total nursing care for the patient by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating. Participates in patient and family teaching. Provides leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary, nursing and other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice in clinical setting.

REPORTS TO: Nurse Manager

SKILL AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM):

EDUCATION:

* The graduate nurse is a beginning practitioner gaining experience in all of the above, always under the supervision of a Registered Professional Nurse.

* Graduate Nurses must take and pass the New York state licensing boards within four (4) months of their hire date.

* Registered Nurse must be currently licensed in New York State.

* Graduate from an accredited school of nursing currently registered in New York State.

* BLS validation and revalidation in accordance to AHA standards.

* BSN Preferred

EXPERIENCE:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:

* Participates in educational conferences and upgrades and maintains professional knowledge and skills related to the area of responsibility, maintains confidentiality, understands legal aspects of the job function, adheres to hospital policies and procedures. Role involves a variety of problems to be solved under general guidelines, and calls for a variety of decisions, some of which are complex and must be referred to a resource person.

* Assists in directing a small group of employees performing similar or related tasks of semi skilled nature. Instructs employees. Assigns, evaluates performance, and maintains efficiency of staff assigned to him/her.

* Have obligations to conserve supplies, equipment and time in a cost-effective environment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

* Good mental and physical health.

* The ability to cope with stress and handle multiple priorities is required.

* May also be exposed to communicable diseases.

PHYSICAL EFFORT:

ACTIVITY & STRENGTH: (MEDIUM)

Low Lift (floor to knuckle): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Mid Lift (knuckle to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

High Lift (shoulder and above): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Full Lift (floor to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Carry: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Push: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Pull: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Overall Strength Category: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Dictionary Of Occupational Titles

Constant (C) 67-100% Workday

Occasional - Frequent (F) 34-66% Workday

Occasional (O) 0-33% Workday

Not Present (N)

Activity - Job Demand

Walk – Frequent

Climb Stairs – Occasional

Stoop – Frequent

Kneel – Occasional

Crouch – Occasional

Reach (immediate) – Frequent

Reach (overhead) – Occasional

Handling – Frequent

Fingering - Frequent

Sitting – Occasional

Standing – Constant

Push Cart - Frequent

Pull Cart - Frequent

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS: · Strong communication skills both verbal and written are required to maintain professional relationships. · Good interpersonal skills as well as professional attitude are required.

INTERNAL:

* Interacts with all members of the health care team: physicians, residents, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, physical therapists, social workers, case managers, dieticians, spiritual care team, etc.

EXTERNAL:

* Interacts with outside contracted providers and outside healthcare facilities.

HR Use Only: NYS DOL HR Use Only: WW HR Use Only: HH

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