Registered Nurse (RN)

  • Progressive Vision Institute
  • Allentown, PA, USA
  • Nov 18, 2019

Job Description

Description:

We are looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) at our Pottsville, Allentown, and Wyomissing locations. Part time and Full Time Registered Nurse (RN) positions available

The job description for a Registered Nurse (RN) is as follows:

  • Evaluates and completes assessment of patient needs to provide supportive care before, during, and after procedures while maintaining accuracy and completing records.
  • Communicates pertinent information to co-workers.
  • Provides a safe environment for the patient to prevent potential injury. Investigates and intervenes in problem situations, reporting appropriate information to supervisor and documents same.
  • Maintains equipment and supplies.
  • Cleaning and disinfecting equipment.
  • Operates and troubleshoots specialized equipment and patient monitoring equipment.
  • Anticipates and assists with maintaining adequate inventory of supplies and medications.
  • Accountable for administration of drugs, (with exception of IV procedures) and other therapeutic and diagnostic measures in a safe and accurate manner.
  • Ensures informed signed consent completed prior to administration of sedation.
  • Provides guidance to other staff members assisting with orientation.
  • Consults with appropriate supervisor or physicians as needed.
  • Seeks educational opportunities and accepts responsibility for own professional growth and development. Participates with in service opportunities and staff meetings.
  • Accepts direction from supervisor or physicians and adheres to established routines.
  • Maintains patients rights to privacy by not discussing privileged information outside the work area or with in hearing range of visitors, family, or patients.
  • Maintains flexibility and performs other duties as required.
  • Functions within the legal limits of nursing practice.
  • Refers situations beyond ability or function to proper person.
  • Reports errors of commission/omission.
  • Participates in performance improvement program.
  • Assists in Code Cart Maintenance and Defibrillator Checks.
  • Assists in completion of ASC patient log book.
  • Initiates IVs and administers IV sedation under direction of physician.


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