Registered Nurse Edmond Surgery PRN 9/19/2017
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Job Code: 25901-27355
RN Surgery Position
Under general supervision, provides nursing care in one of OUMS s specialty areas.
Assumes responsibility for an assigned group of patients within a specialized treatment area. Assists physician in the examination of patients and in performing diagnostic procedures and treatment. Documents patient responses to medical treatment and nursing interventions. Notes all changes to physician s orders for assigned patients. Obtains and monitors physiological data of patients, observes the physiological manifestations and intervenes when necessary. Administers medication as prescribed. Initiates, regulates and monitors intravenous infusions and blood products. Oversees treatment provided by technicians or other service providers. Interacts with family and patient in sharing care plan while in the hospital and at time of discharge. Informs patient and family of hospital procedures. Makes referral regarding patient care needs to appropriate personnel. Delegates tasks to support staff.
*EDUCATION: Graduation from an approved school of nursing
*EXPERIENCE: Two years of recent surgical experience and may require completion of orientation and ability to function independently in assigned specialty area prior to being assigned to this position
*LICENSURE: Possession of a valid license issued by the Oklahoma State Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices, techniques and procedures. Ability to organize, plan, coordinate and evaluate nursing services and apply nursing techniques. Ability to maintain good working relationships with other employees. Good verbal and written communication skills. Some computer skills. Ability to work effectively as part of a team providing excellent specialized care.
Last Edited: 11/03/2017