Registered Nurse works under the general supervision of the Head Nurse. Provides professional care and coordinates care with other disciplines.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, performance improvement programs, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
Writes initial nursing histories, assesses patient’s condition and develops individual care plans for patients.
Evaluates outcomes of patient care, consults with other specialists as required and adjusts nursing care plans as necessary to ensure optimal patient care.
Maintains patient documentation, to ensure accuracy of patient medical treatment.
Assists physician with examinations, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care.
Performs other related duties.
Must possess a current Virgin Islands license as a Registered Nurse (or ability to obtain endorsement license)
Graduate of an accredited A-A Degree in Nursing Program. BSN preferred.
Must have two years of professional nursing experience in the adult inpatient care setting is required.
Must possess and demonstrate a high degree of leadership, organizational ability, and communication skills.
Current BLS certification is required. ACLS preferred. *Additional certifications required.