RN (Birth Place) Nights

LifePoint Hospitals Rutherfordton, NC
Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable

scope and standards of practice.

Communicates with multidisciplinary team members by sharing pertinent patient data and needs.

Provides accurate and timely handoff communications. Keeps patients and their families informed

about their care.

Establishes individualized nursing diagnosis based on assessment data and formulates care plan.

Collaborates with patient and family members to address care needs and provide patient centered care.

Adjusts plan of care appropriately.

Patient/family care needs and/or problems are promptly identified and addressed.

Patients are regularly assessed and reassessed. Patient responses to nursing and MD interventions

and treatments are evaluated and documented in the ongoing assessment data.

Utilizing an interdisciplinary approach, initiates discharge planning to meet the discharge care needs

of each individual patient.

Provides patient and family education in regard to the hospitalization/admission,

medications, and/or in preparation for discharge. Upon discharge, provides appropriate

discharge instructions to include follow-up and referral needs.

Uses safe medication practices (Read Back, double checks) and documents outcomes such as patient

response to new medication, side effects and adverse reactions.

Completes medication reconciliation upon admission, transfer and discharge.

Minimum Education:

Associate's degree -Required

Certifications:

Basic Life Support (BLS) Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) Perioperative Nurse (CNOR)

Licenses:

NC RN

Minimum Work Experience

1-3 years

Required Skills:

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.