A Registered Nurse’s primary role is to ensure that every patient receives the direct and proper care they need. Registered nurses (RNs) provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their families. He/She also ensure that patient care is conducted according to the policies and standards of the Agency.
- Successfully complete an approved nursing program and obtain an Associate’s degree or higher
- Successfully pass the NCLEX exam
- Current unrestricted license verified through the state Board of Nursing
- One year experience as a Registered Nurse
- Provide and maintain a professional nursing license in accordance with state and federal regulations
- Familiarity with the duties of a Registered Nurse
- Provide current documentation to HR for reference checks, background checks, residency checks, etc.
- Pass a state, federal, ChildLine background check
- Conduct physical exams to assess patient health needs and problems
- Implement physicians’ orders, perform treatments, administer medications, and interpret special tests.
- Administer direct care to injured, disabled, ill, or convalescent patients
- Review and maintain medical records
- Implement and develop nursing care plans
- Counsel patients and family members on disease prevention and health maintenance
- Supervise the work of licensed practical nurses, nursing aides, and assistants
- Educate patients about their medical conditions and treatment plans
- Maintain a safe, hygienic working environment
- Prepare rooms and medical equipment and decontaminate instruments
- Provide emotional and psychological support
- Weekly Patient care visits