Mar 25, 2020

Registered Nurse

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Lauderdale Lakes, FL, USA
Full-Time Nurse

Job Description

Catholic Health Services


The Nurse, Registered (RN) is responsible for managing the individualized patient care by promoting and restoring patients' health through the nursing process The Nurse, Registered will effectively interact with patients, family, significant others and health team members while maintaining all the standards required of a licensed Registered Nurse.

• Provides patient and/or resident care utilizing the nursing process and in compliance with facility nursing policies and procedures.

• Conducts an individualized assessment and evaluates the total needs of the patient and/or resident, prioritizing the data collection based on the patients immediate condition or needs within 24 hours of admission.

• Continuously evaluates patient and/or resident status and adjusts plan based on patient/resident condition.

• Develops plan of care that is individualized for the patient and/or resident reflecting collaboration with other members of the healthcare team.

• Complete thorough documentation of patient and/or resident care, including nursing intervention, patient and/or residents response, needs, problems, capabilities, limitations and progress towards goals in a timely manner

• Performs appropriate treatments as ordered by physician in an accurate and timely manner.

• Ensure supplies, medications and equipment is properly stored.

• Answers call lights within appropriate established timeframe.

*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

Other Duties

• Administers medications and treatments according to nursing policies and procedures.

• Provide orientation on a regular basis to new employees.

• Attends and participates in Interdisciplinary Team Meetings as required.

• Reports patient and/or resident condition to appropriate personnel during each shift.

• Maintain your required licenses, certifications and mandatory skill updates.

• Comply with all policies, local, state and federal laws and regulations.

• Floats to other units as assigned to meet patient/residents care needs.

• Provide other duties of healthcare team member


. Requirements:

• Clear and Active Registered Nurse license to practice in the state of Florida

• CPR certification

• 1-3 years of experience in a Health Care Facility preferred

• BSN preferred

• Must have knowledge of computer office/clinical software

• Must be able to read, write and understand the English language





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