- POSITION SUMMARY
Provides competent clinical nursing care consistent with professional standards. Reporting and accountable to the Nurse Manager/Director, the Registered Nurse is responsible for coordinating and delivering patient care utilizing the nursing process in a hospital setting. Demonstrates proper performance of skills reflected and validated by orientation/skills checklist.
The American Nurses Association (ANA) made a conscious decision to use healthcare consumer terminology as we globally focus on health and wellness. The word patient focuses on illness and disease states, while healthcare consumer encompasses a large group of consumers using the healthcare system. According to the ANA, using healthcare consumer shows respect for those we treat, recognizing that the healthcare consumer is looking for safe, quality care.
- JOB SPECIFICATIONS
- Must be graduated from an accredited school of nursing
- Must be licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina or one of compact states.
- No specific clinical experience needed, except in some specialty areas.
- Current BLS certification