provides for the delivery of patient care utilizing the Nursing
Process within the framework of the Nurse Practice Act, ANA Code
for Nurses and Standards for Nursing Practice. Directs and assists
licensed and ancillary team members with assigned responsibilities.
Collaborates with multidisciplinary team and coordinates delivery
of plan of care.
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 - Associates
Preferred - Bachelor's degree
Required - 5 years related experience including 1 year
supervisory or leadership experience.
Required - Current
RN License in the state of practice.
Preferred - Certification in clinical
area, ACLS, PALS.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Ability to demonstrate good
Ensures effective and safe delivery of patient
Maintains effective communication and leadership skills while
supervising, training and developing staff.
Adapts to change in a positive constructive
Assumes responsibility for professional
development and maintaining required clinical knowledge, technical
skills, training, and credentials.
Maintains required clinical knowledge,
technical skills, training and credentials of nursing
Performs other related duties as
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 any
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
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 compliance-related concerns.
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
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
Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body
fluid and tissue.
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 diseases. There may be an occupational
risk for exposure to all communicable diseases.
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.