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RN Nurse Resident - ICU

Company: Cheyenne Regional Medical Center
Location: Cheyenne
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

ROLE SUMMARY Acts as a registered nurse in the Nurse Residency Program. Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and supervises individual patient care on a nursing unit according to unit policies and procedures. Accepts responsibility for direction of co-workers in the implementation of care plans. May be required to work on other nursing units according to distribution of staff and patients. CORE RESPONSIBILITIES Completes nursing assessment of patient and documents appropriately into patient chart. Develops, reviews and revises a plan of care, including a discharge plan, based upon the assessment of patient's needs. Implements medical and nursing orders per plan of care and documents appropriately. Evaluates patient's response to care and engages in patient and family teaching as appropriate. Oversees staff (LPN, CNA, and PSA) assigned for providing patient care. Participates in Bedside Shift Report. Collaborates with the Clinical Nurse Manager to assure the integration of the ANA---s Scope & Standards of Practice, assuring these standards are identified as the measurement criteria for nursing practice on the unit. Coordinates patient care in collaboration with providers and ancillary departments to achieve quality outcomes. Completes Unit specific orientation and ongoing training and competencies as assigned based on department role, scope of services, and organizational standards The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified and employees may be required to perform other duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Demonstrates effective leadership and professional/clinical skills according to Standards of Care, to include drug calculations Ability to assess a patient---s condition Ability to utilize critical thinking to formulate plan of care, select appropriate interventions, and evaluate patient---s response to plan of care and problem solve as needed Ability to explain to patient/family the nursing process and how it helps meet the patients--- needs and improve patient outcomes. Ability to work full-time hours during year of residency (36-40 hours per week) [Minimum Requirements]() MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Wyoming Registered Nurse License or enhanced Nurse Licensure (eNLC) Cheyenne Regional AHA RQI within 14 calendar days of start date 90 Days to One (1) year: Additional requirements/certifications as noted in the Specialty Certification Requirements and Mandatory Requirements for Specialty Units lists below Four (4) years: Completion of BSN (Bachelors of Science in Nursing) within 4 years of start date SPECIALTY CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS Specialty certifications, per department, must be obtained prior to completion of RN Nurse Resident graduation. Specialty certification grace periods are not applicable to employees hired with current specialty certifications. Specialty certifications grace periods, unless otherwise specified per department (see mandatory requirements for specialty units below): AHA ACLS, AHA PALS, and AAP NRP should be obtained within 6 months of hire or transfer as required by specialty unit. TNCC and ENPC should be obtained within 1 year of hire or transfer as required by specialty unit. MANADATORY REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIALTY UNITS Candidates must meet the following mandatory requirements, in alignment with 141 Registered Nurse job description, for specialty units upon hire: Behavioral Health- CPI training within 90 days ED --- NIHSS within 90 days; CPI, AHA ACLS, and TNCC within 6 months; and ENPC within 1 year ICU --- NIHSS within 90 days; AHA ACLS and TNCC within 1 year Labor and Delivery --- AAP NRP within 6 months of hire; AHA ACLS within 6 months of completing L&D orientation: Fetal Heart Monitoring within 6 months of completing L&D orientation; and PeriOp 101 within 1 year of hire/transfer to L&D MBU --- AAP NRP and AHA ACLS within 6 months Peds --- AHA NRP within 6 months; AHA PALS or ENPC within 6 months of finishing specialized orientation Telemetry --- AHA ACLS within 1 year of hire

Keywords: Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, Cheyenne , RN Nurse Resident - ICU, Healthcare , Cheyenne, Wyoming

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