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Requisition Number 17-0241
Post Date 10/4/2017
Category Nursing
Title RN - Northwest Acute Care Clinic
Department NW Acute Care Walk In Clinic
Work Shift Day/ Evenings
Hours Per Week 40
City Rochester
State NW
Description

Statement of Position

The registered nurse (RN) is a Professional Nurse per definition of MN Nurse Practice Act. The practice of professional nursing means the performance of those services that incorporates caring for all patients in all setting through nursing standards recognized by the MN Board of Nursing. The RN is licensed by the Minnesota Board of Nursing. The RN practices under the MN Board of Nursing Licensure and in Accordance with the MN 2013 Nurse Practice Act. The RN is skilled in all phases of the nursing process and possesses leadership qualities to direct assigned patients and personnel. The RN is competent to provide care to patients including infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics.

  

Job Responsibilities:

Practice of Professional Nursing includes but is not limited to:

·         Provides a comprehensive assessment of the health status of a patient through the collection, analysis, and synthesis of data used to establish a health statue baseline and plan of care. The RN also addresses changes in the patient condition.

·         Collaborates with the healthcare team to develop and coordinate an integrated plan of care.

·         Develops nursing interventions to be integrated into the plan of care.

·         Implements nursing care through the execution of independent nursing actions.

·         Implements interventions that are delegated, ordered, or prescribed by a licensed healthcare provider.

·         Delegates nursing tasks or assigns nursing activities to implement the plan of care.

·         Provides safe and effective nursing care.

·         Promotes a safe and therapeutic environment.

·         Advocates for the best interests of individual patients.

·         Evaluates responses to interventions and the effectiveness of the plan of care.

·         Collaborates and coordinates with other healthcare professionals in the management and implementation of care within and across care settings and communities.

·         Provides health promotion, disease prevention, care coordination, and case finding.

·         Designs and implements teaching plans based on patient need and evaluates teaching effectiveness.

·         Participates in the development of healthcare policies, procedures, and systems.

·         Accountable for the quality of care delivered, recognizing the limits of knowledge and experience; addresses situations beyond the nurse’s competency; and performs at the level of education, knowledge, and skill ordinarily expected if an individual has completed an approved professional nursing education program.

·         Manages, supervises, and evaluates the practice of nursing.

·         Maintains OMC organization competencies and nursing competencies pertinent to area of practice.

·         Manages information in accordance with state and federal regulations.

·         Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Completion of an accredited professional nursing program
  • Triage Experience Preferred
  • Current Minnesota Registered Nurse license
  • BLS certification
  • ACLS certification (department specific); refer to Information Sheet – OMC Staff Life Support Certification Requirements
  • Minimum of one year nursing experience preferred
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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