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Charge Registered Nurse (Third Shift) | Sylvania

Job Description:

Optim Medical Center - Screven is seeking a full time, third shift Charge Registered Nurse for our Sylvania location.

Job Requirements:

  • Provides direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles.
  • Collects current symptoms, as well as a detailed patient history and then consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Performs triage, while considering both physical and psychosocial elements.
  • Manages basic life support needs and stabilizes patients until the attending physician is available, based upon nursing standards and protocol.
  • Initiates corrective action whenever information from monitoring equipment shows adverse symptomatology.
  • Records patient’s current vital signs.
  • Works directly under physicians, assisting them during exams, diagnostic testing and treatments.
  • Prepares and administers and records prescribed medications and reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of mediations by the licensed registered nurse.
  • Provides IV therapy.
  • Cleans and bandages wounds.
  • Provides basic, bedside care.
  • Maintains proper supplies and appropriate medical equipment to care for patients.
  • Reports any suspected abuse to the appropriate agencies -Initiates patient education plan, as prescribed by physician.
  • Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their illness/injury, by explaining  post-treatment home care needs, diet/nutrition/exercise programs, self-administration of medication and rehabilitation, as well as provides referrals to other healthcare professionals for follow- up treatment.
  • Displays professionalism while completing multiple urgent tasks in a timely manner.
  • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in appropriate format and on the appropriate forms.
  • Supervises the Med/Surg Unit on night shift.
  • Performs other position-related duties as assigned.

Education:

  • RN. Completion of nursing training from an accredited school of nursing.

Optim Offers:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Company Benefits
  • Vacation, Personal Time Off, and Sick Leave
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401K Plan

Apply for this position by sending your resume and cover letter to staffing@optimhealth.com