7:00 AM - 7:12 PM, 26 OUT OF 52 WEEKENDS REQUIRED
FULL TIME BENEFITED
The role of the Registered Nurse includes leadership, direction
and feedback to care team members, assessment, collaboration and
coordination regarding plan of care, patient and family education,
pain management, patient safety, and planning for patient
discharge. This position will assist the patient to move safely and
effectively through their hospital stay.
He/she demonstrates excellent customer service performance in
that his/her attitude and actions are at all times consistent with
the standards contained in the Vision, Mission and Values of
Covenant HealthCare and the commitment to Extraordinary Care for
Participates in cost containment efforts through efficient use
of supplies, services and time management.
Supports the organizations patient flow efforts through
compliance to unit and Patient Services policies.
Remains flexible in cooperation with 24-hour staffing patterns
and scheduling needs for provision of care in all inpatient
Communicates with patients and families in a professional,
therapeutic, and courteous manner.
Provides patient care before cardiac surgery.
Assesses and monitors patients pre- and post stress test.
Monitors electrocardiogram readings and notifies provider as
Keeps physician informed of any changes in the patient.
Contacts physician with questions and concerns regarding
Complies with medical provider orders.
Administers and monitors intravenous drips.
Modifies patient plan of care based on patient responses.
Discusses and educates patients on ways to maintain or improve
current state of health, including cardiac health.
Educates family and/or significant others on how to help the
patient engage in healthy behavior post discharge from acute
Helps patients with postoperative recovery process.
Collaborates with health care team to provide safe patient care
during emergency respiratory or cardiovascular episodes.
Answers patient questions regarding health care issues including
nutrition and exercise.
Has clinical and social contact with patients, including all age
groups, and is able to appropriately assess, care for and treat
them according to the guidelines as defined by Covenant
Performs assessment and synthesizes data collected by self and
others in an ongoing and systematic manner, focusing on the
patient's physiologic, psychologic, and cognitive status.
Delegates, supervises and implements care in a knowledgeable,
skillful, consistent and continuous manner by utilization of and
adherence to standards which define the process.
Collaborates effectively with all health care disciplines to
facilitate patient outcomes, assess readiness for discharge and
anticipate discharge needs.
Identifies patient learning needs and their ability to follow
through, including discharge instructions, while implementing
appropriate measures to meet these needs.
Exhibits nursing judgement and critical thinking abilities
within the framework of the nursing process.
Respond appropriately to emergency situations within current
scope of practice following American Heart Association
Collaborates with medical providers and Advanced Practice
Providers to provide high quality, evidenced based care.
Assesses and monitors patients in the inpatient acute care
Administers medications as outlined by Patient Service
guidelines and policies.
Documents all patient care observations and interventions in the
electronic record accurately, clearly, in a timely manner following
all established policies.
Provides appropriate hand off communication when transferring
care to another provider.
Collaborates with nursing instructors and unit leaders to
perform as a mentor and preceptor for nursing students, interns and
new hires as appropriate.
Updates electronic medical records per agency policy.
Actively participates in quality management.
Participates in patient care and unit activities to achieve
compliance with all regulatory, patient safety, infection control,
and safety requirements.
Participates in unit meetings and activities which support unit
function and the overall goals of the organization.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduation from NLN accredited school of nursing.
Registered Nurse with current licensure in the State of
BLS certification required.
Attends unit conferences, in-service programs and continuing
education activities to meet the organization's expectations.
Minimum of one year of acute care nursing experience
Computer competency, including Microsoft Office and Outlook.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Must be able to work well with the public and able to be tactful
in often hectic and stressful situations.
Clinical nursing skills.
Sound judgement in handling confidential or sensitive issues and
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WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with
the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
Constant standing and walking.
Frequent lifting up to 25 lbs.
Frequent sitting, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, twisting,
reaching, handling, feeling, talking, hearing, near vision,
midrange vision, far vision, depth perception, visual
accommodation, color vision and field of vision.
Occasional lifting up to 100 lbs.
Occasional climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching,
NOTICE REGARDING LATEX SENSITIVITY IN APPLICANTS FOR
It has been determined that Covenant HealthCare cannot provide a
latex safe or latex free work environment at any of its facilities.
Unfortunately, that means that any individual, including an
applicant or an employee, is likely to be exposed to latex while on
Covenant's premises. Therefore, latex tolerance is considered to be
an essential function for any position with Covenant.