Avera Marshall Registered Nurse in Aberdeen, South Dakota
The ANA Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice are exemplified within this Job Description. The Registered Nurse in the primary nurse role is responsible for utilizing the Nursing Process to provide nursing care for the patient throughout their life span. He or She assumes responsibility for the outcome of Nursing Care delivered on their shift.
Assess patient needs, via phone and in person, then gives appropriate advice per individual physicians direct or standing order protocol, to include follow-up by direct contact or phone.
Triages phone calls from patients requesting any type of medical information. Immediately respond to priority phone calls and emergency situations with appropriate assessment and initiation of response to same per physicians orders.
Maintains timely flow of patients.
Maintains patient confidentiality. Organizes and follows through on medical reports and records of patients. Accurate and concise documentation in patient file of all patient contact (direct and phone) and physician orders.
Graduation from an approved/accredited school of nursing. Baccalaureate degree preferred.
Previous nursing experience is preferred
Current license to practice in the state of South Dakota.