Registered Nurse

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Reports to: Nursing Supervisor

Position Description:

At the Williamson Health and Wellness Center (WHWC), a Registered Nurse is primarily responsible for providing care to patients in an integrated clinical setting utilizing a team-based model. The position also requires effective coordination efforts to ensure that patients can fully utilize community and healthcare resources. The RN should be diligent in maintaining of accurate records and maintain productive, professional relationships with staff to facilitate channels of communication.

Key Functions and Responsibilities

  • Explains procedures and treatments to facilitate cooperation, understanding, and to relieve apprehension among patients.
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques under the orders of the physician or nurse practitioner.
  • Prepares equipment and aids Physician during treatment and examination of patient.
  • Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of patient.
  • Initiates a patient education plan, including patient and family instruction, according to the individualized needs of the patient as prescribed by Physician
  • Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or Physician of patient’s condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.
  • Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal and assess condition of patient.
  • Documents nursing history and physical assessment for assigned patients.
  • Participates in Quality Improvement (QI), Quality Assurance (QA) and Continuous Quality Improvement Activities (CQI) as appropriate.
  • Under the direction of the provider, executes standing orders to assure preventive, chronic, diagnostic and medication needs of the patient are met; facilitate the highest quality of care and efficient patient flow in a team-based care environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Nursing diploma or greater degree with related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Registered Nurse in West Virginia
  • Must possess the ability to communicate verbally and non-verbally with clients, coworkers and members of management. Excellent professional customer service skills required.

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Work Processing software, Electronic Medical Records software and Spreadsheet design software.

The Williamson Health and Wellness Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Persons with disabilities, veterans, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Job Category: Nursing
Job Type: Nurse
Job Location: Williamson

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