The Registered Nurse must be able to demonstrate the knowledge of skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patients served.
The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principals of growth and development and possess the ability to assess and interpret data to identify age specific needs.
Must provide specialized professional nursing supervision and coordination of quality patient care by fostering therapeutic relationships, active treatment and supporting the hospital in its mission and vision.
Provides/delegates patient care and recognizes behavioral and physical changes.
Plans nursing interventions, makes nursing assessments, creates and carries out nursing care recommendations.
Maintains a therapeutic environment.
Passes medications and oversees the medication room.
May serves as a shift leader providing oversight to subordinate nursing staff working the unit.
Makes work assignments for staff assigned to the unit.
Responds to medical emergencies.
Takes orders and provides care/treatment as ordered by medical staff.
Performs other duties as assigned within the Nursing Department.
Must possess a Kansas license/temporary permit or be given authority to practice as a Registered Nurse(RN) by the Kansas State Board of Nursing.
Requires an approved drug test approved by the Kansas Department of Administration.
Additional training and certification required by the hospital or facility prior to assignment working in patient care and such certification must thereafter be maintained without interruption during the agreed assignment with the hospital or facility.