The Registered Nurse (RN) provides direct patient care to assigned patients. As a professional nurse, the nursing process is utilized in the provision of care. The RN practices within the limits of the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Arkansas and adheres to institutional policies, procedures and standards.
Work Hours: Weekend Option 7P-7A.
Job Duties: Registered Nurse I to provide comprehensive quality care to patients who require a short term hospital stay following a surgical procedure or to stabilize a medical condition. Patients are admitted as an observation patient and usually stay in the hospital for 24 hours or less. A multidisciplinary approach to care for these patients is utilized to maximize our ability to care for patients in a short period of time. The Admission Assessment area will also receive patients who may need immediate intervention while waiting for a bed to become available on their specialty unit.
Required Experience: RN License, minimum of 1 year registered nursing experience; basic computer skills.
Preferred Experience: BSN, 2 years or greater of RN experience, previous experience in med./surg. or acute care.