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REGISTERED NURSE (PRN)

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REPORTS TO: Clinical Supervisor

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. A Current RN licensure or temporary license as a Registered Nurse in the state in which you work or reside. Basic Life Saving for healthcare provider and Advanced Cardiac Life Saving certification in accordance with the American Heart Association is required. A minimum one year OR experience is preferred. Proficient skills in venous access and critical thinking are required.

JOB SUMMARY: Provides professional nursing care through skillful assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in accordance with clinic procedures, policies and protocols under the direct supervision of the nurse leader.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Responsible for assisting the physician in the care of patients to assure optimal outcomes through performance expectations and patient flow including but not limited to the perioperative environment.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Work in a fast paced, well-lit, culturally competent healthcare clinic/ accredited surgical facility. Occasional, extended hours may be necessary to meet the demands of daily operations and patient flow. Inherent risks of exposure to communicable disease, toxic substances, and other conditions common to the healthcare clinic environment exists.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: Provides professional nursing care through strong assessment skills, planning, implementation and evaluation in accordance with the clinic procedures and or protocols under the supervision of the nurse leader. Strong critical thinking skills and anticipatory skills are required. Ability and knowledge to collect process and document pertinent data. Employs strategies to promote health and a safe environment. Delegates components of care to the appropriate healthcare workers in accordance with the applicable legal/regulatory or policy specific principles. Integrates evidence and research findings into practice whereby contributing to quality nursing practice. Communicates effectively in all areas of practice. Collaborates effectively with the healthcare consumer, family and others in the continuum of nursing practice.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 50 lbs. in handling patients, medical equipment and supplies. Must be fluent in English. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell and touch including finger dexterity. Vision should be correctable and hearing discernible to telephone/paging contacts. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient’s condition.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs other tasks as deemed necessary by Physician/Physician Assistant and the Clinical Supervisor/Site Manager.