RN Med II (PRN Nights)

  • National Park Medical Center
  • Hot Springs, AR
  • Apr 03, 2024
Part Time Nursing

Job Description

National Park Medical Center is a 166-bed full-service acute care hospital in beautiful Hot Springs, Arkansas.  A Joint Commission accredited facility; we provide service to the five-county area surrounding Hot Springs.  As a member hospital within LifePoint Health, we strive to be a place where employees choose to work, where physicians chose to practice and where patients chose to come for healthcare.

Essential Duties/Competencies include the following. Other duties or task may be requested or assigned by immediate supervisor, his/her designee, or other management/supervisor.

  •  Explains procedures and treatments to patient to gain cooperation, understanding, and allay apprehension. 
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques. 
  • Prepares equipment and aids Physician during treatment and examination of patient. 
  • Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of patient. 
  • Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or Physician of patient's condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents. 
  • Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal and assess condition of patient. 
  • Responds to life saving situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures, and protocol. 
  • Documents nursing history and physical assessment for assigned patients. 
  • Initiates a patient education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient, as prescribed by Physician and/or hospital policy including patient and family instruction.