This job will
take on a variety of assignments, such as assisting physicians and
surgeons in the emergency room, administering care to patients
after the surgery, consulting and assessing patients' radiology and
laboratory studies with the physician, keeping medical records,
planning hospital discharge, and assisting in surgery. Helps
regulate administrative activities in the critical care facility by
assisting the administrative nurse and providing leadership,
technical support, and training to new RNs. Assumes responsibility
for the inpatient and outpatient care coordination (e.g.
developmental follow-up), education and care of the critical care
patient population. To perform this job successfully, an individual
must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential duties.
This job description is a summary of the primary duties and
responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be
a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and
responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at the company's
Required - Bachelor's degree in Nursing
Required - 1 year Relevant nursing experience.
Required - Current RN License in the state of practice
Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association
Clinical certification in area of expertise
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
- Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry
and retrieval of patient information.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills and the
ability to present information clearly and professionally.
- Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various
software packages specific to role and keyboard.
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work with and experience working with and
maintaining confidential information.
- Ability to and experience working in a fast-paced
environment with minimal supervision.
- Ability to work flexible schedule, including rotation and
- Organizing and prioritizing skills.
- Decision-making and delegation skills.
- Effectively uses the Nursing Process in the delivery of patient
care through data gathering, planning and evaluation.
- Incorporating anesthesia concerns to perform a multi-system
assessment focused on identifying the presence or absence of
additional optimization needs
- Assesses learning needs and implements teaching strategies
appropriate for the diverse needs of the patient, family and other
groups or disciplines.
- Communicates delegates and manages nursing team resources
(human and fiscal) properly and serves as a leader and partner on
the Interdisciplinary Team.
- Utilizes data, information and knowledge to evaluate and
promote change in order to achieve optimal outcomes.
- Embraces concepts and behaviors that enhance customer
satisfaction, employee morale and improvement in the profession of
- Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including
but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to
the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be
performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
- Appropriately mentor and delegate to clinical ancillary staff
in records retrieval, scheduling, and patient communication.
Other related duties as required. The above statements
describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an
exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and
skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at
Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws,
accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that
apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance
with all such laws, regulations and standards.
This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy
Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting
of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or
conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other
The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, protected veteran status, or disability
Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally,
and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than
negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move
objects. (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3
or more of the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements
are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. Even though the weight
lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light
Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant
degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but
entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3)
when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing
the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the
weight of those materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress
and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an
industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker
even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.
Mechanical lifting devices (carts, dollies, etc.) or team lifts
should be utilized.
Must be able to stoop, bend, reach and grab with arms and hands,
Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time.
Must be able to travel throughout and between facilities.
Must be able to work a flexible work schedule (e.g. 24/7, weekend,
holiday, on call availability).
Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid
The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an area where
patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or works with
specimens that could contain that could contain diseases. There may
be an occupational risk for exposure to all communicable
Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there
may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or
hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport,
storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or
disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may
increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.