Position Summary and Dimensions of Nursing Practice:
Provides safe efficient age specific nursing care to patients and families using the nursing process in order to assist them to attain, maintain, regain, and sustain optimal health status. Dimensions are:
-Implements the nursing process by delivering effective relationship based nursing care.
-Demonstrates technical skills in care delivery that result in safe practice and positive care outcomes.
-Demonstrates clear communication and effective collaboration to optimize patient care and clinical operations.
-Develops self and contributes to the professional practice of nursing.
-Displays leadership that influences optimal clinical and operational outcomes.Qualifications
Experience & Knowledge:
-Thorough knowledge of nursing process and practice.
-A minimum of 1 year experience as a licensed RN required.
-1 year of nursing experience in L&D strongly preferred.
Special Skills & Equipment Knowledge:
-Uses a wide variety of technical equipment to meet patient needs and prescribed medical therapies (ie. stethoscopes, thermometers, sphygmomanometers and electronic monitoring devices.Education/Expertise:
-Diploma in Nursing or an Associate in Science Degree in Nursing (ADN) from an accredited nursing program; BSN preferred.
Required Credentials, Licensure or Certification (i.e. RN, RRT):
-Registered Nurse with current license to practice in the state of Ohio.
-Current BLS Provider Certification, issued by the American Heart Association, must be obtained during Nursing Orientation.Preferred Qualifications: For external candidates:
Experienced nurses with Associate Degrees/Diploma in Nursing will commit at the time of hire to complete a Bachelor’s of Science Degree (BSN) or higher in nursing within 5 years of hire.