Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.
Graduate of a school of nursing with current Oklahoma license.
Desirable characteristics include at least one year of experience as a Registered Nurse, preferably in the area of application. Must be able to follow directions and perform work according to department standards when no directions are given. Must be emotionally mature and able to function effectively under stress.
License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Oklahoma.
BLS certification required within 4 weeks of orientation.
ACLS and PALS preferred.