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Womens Center RN (Full-time)

Company: Western Plains Medical Complex
Location: Dodge City
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Western Plains Medical ComplexThis position provides delivery of patient care with the knowledge of a Registered Nurse. Must demonstrate the clinical ability to work as Primary RN on the Unit. Must be able to coordinate the delivery of patient care on the Unit; completes required documentation; participate in patient/family teaching and discharge planning, effectively utilizing the Nursing Process. Provides leadership by working cooperatively and effectively with physicians, ancillary staff and other administrative and support personnel in maintaining the standards of professional nursing practice in the multidisciplinary clinical setting. Provides the basic leadership required of a Registered Nurse for subordinate staff on the Unit. Maintains quality delivery of patient care by completing patient assignments in compliance with the Nursing Process, the Kansas Nurse Practice Act, --Joint Commission and State regulations and established Hospital Policies and Procedures. Strives daily to give all customers very good care and promotes Western Plains Medical Complex's Standards of Behavior.Essential Functions:Provides the best possible nursing care by planning, organizing, and directing the nursing functions of patients on the unit.Initiates and implements patient care plan.Makes nursing assignments appropriate to the skill level of employees.Maintains acceptable standards of patient care.Identifies problems and guides personnel to their solution.Creates a working climate that provides growth and job satisfaction of personnel.Accurately and promptly implements physicians' orders.Administers medications and intravenous solutions skillfully and correctly.Maintains the standards of accurate and complete recording and reporting.Arranges to have needed supplies and equipment on hand.Participates in planning changes and improvements.Participates in hospital safety programs.Supports and enforces infection-control policies and procedures.Is resourceful and calm in emergencies.Keeps House Supervisor informed of patients, needs, and problems on the nursing unit.Participates in orientation and in-service training for personnel.Evaluates the performance of personnel with recommendations for appropriate action.Assists in reviewing and revising policies and procedures.Maintains a professional approach with confidentiality.Displays concern and initiative.Observes and supports hospital policy.Is prompt and efficient with minimal absences.Cooperates and maintains good rapport with nursing staff, medical staff, other departments, and visitors.Organizational Expectations:Provides a positive and professional representation of the organization.Promotes culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting, documentation, and prevention.Maintains hospital standards for a clean and quiet patient environment to maintain a positive patient care experience.Maintains competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, trends, and developments in related scope of job role or practice.Adheres to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.Participates in ongoing quality improvement activities.Maintains compliance with organization---s policies, as well as established practices, protocols, and procedures of the position, department, and applicable professional standards.Complies with organizational and regulatory policies for handling confidential patient information.Demonstrates excellent customer service through his/her attitude and actions, consistent with the standards contained in the Vision, Mission, and Values of the organization.Adheres to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and Joint Commission standards and/or standards from other accrediting bodies.Adhere to the Foundational 5 StandardsReports to: Director of Women's ServicesJob Requirements:Job Requirements--Minimum EducationGraduate of an accredited program in nursing. ADN required, BSN preferred.Required LicensesKansas,--United States--Registered NursesCurrent Kansas Registered Nurse license.Minimum Work Experience1-2 years of experience preferred.Required SkillsBLSACLS and NRP within 12 months of hireS.T.A.B.L.E. for NICU nurses within 2 years of finishing NICU competenciesEFM (Intermediate or Advanced) required within 1 year of hire and completion of L&D competencies(All certifications must be renewed prior to expiration)LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans--- status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Western Plains Medical Complex, Wichita , Womens Center RN (Full-time), Healthcare , Dodge City, Kansas

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