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PRN Registered Nurse

Company:
Lee Memorial Health System
Location:
Fort Myers, Florida, 33901, United States
Salary:
Annual
Posted:
January 10, 2015
Description:

Responsible for the safe delivery and documentation of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Performs responsibilities in five areas of nursing practice utilizing critical thinking, management, problem solving and differentiation of urgency in the role of: clinician, teacher, researcher, leadership and professional development. Responsible for directing and coordinating nursing care for patients based on established clinical nursing practice standards subscribed to by American Nursing Association and in accordance with the Florida Nurse Practice Act and other regulatory standards. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Supports the organization vision and mission. Uses knowledge of patient's age and cultural diversity into the provision of patient care. Contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through excellence in customer service and performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care. The nurse practice is guided by the code of ethics for nurses with interpretative statements. Requirements:

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. Experience: None required. Qualified individuals will successfully complete the competency assessment. Training: Proof of American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS), current for a minimum of 90 days after hire date. License: Currently licensed in the State of Florida Other: Communication and interpersonal skills, basic computer skills, and customer service skills required.

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable. General Requirements (has the ability to.) Sit - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Drive - Bend - Climb - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Kneel - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Crouch - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Twist - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Maintain Balance - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Reach - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Overhead Work- Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Sensory Requirements (has ability for.) Far Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Color Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Depth Perception - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Seeing Fine Details - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Overhead Pages - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to.) Cope with high level of stress - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Make decisions under high pressure - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Manage altercations - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle a high degree of flexibility - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work alone - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Adapt to shift work - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Work in areas that are close and crowded - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hand Manipulation (ability with.) Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Firm Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Fine Manipulation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Required Lifting (ability to lift.) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 25 to 34 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 35 to 50 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 51 to 75 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 76 to 100 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Over 100 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull.) Up to 10 lbs - 11 to 24 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) 25 to 34 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) 35 to 50 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) 51 to 75 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) 76 to 100 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Over 100 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Environmental (may be exposed to.) Infectious Diseases - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Chemical Agents - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Others (note below) Accepts flexible schedule to meet unit needs Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)

Company Description:

Lee Memorial Health System is an award-winning health care system dedicated to the Southwest Florida communities we serve. We are the fifth largest public health system in the country, and include 4 acute care hospitals, a Rehabilitation Hospital and a Children's Hospital. Located in Fort Myers near Tampa and Naples, we boast the beautiful beaches of the Gulf Coast and we're not far from Orlando, Miami and Fort Lauderdale.

Additional Information:

Healthcare & Medical