The Hughston Clinic Registered Nurse (RN) Ortho- Full Time in Phenix City, Alabama

Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital is currently seeking a Registered Nurse to work Full Time on our Orthopaedic Floor.

Shift: 7:00AM- 7:00PM

Position Goal:

The Registered Nurse (RN) performs the functions of assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the care for the assigned patients on the unit during a shift. The RN is responsible for meeting the Standards of Practice, which include managing all assigned personnel, supplies, and equipment on the unit, and for promoting collaboration with all members of the health care team. The individual demonstrates personal and professional responsibility and participates in creating an atmosphere of teamwork and coordination.

Position Responsibilities:

  • The Registered Nurse will use the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care.
  • The Registered Nurse accurately assesses the needs of assigned patients using sound judgment and critical thinking and charts reflect timely comprehensive and systematic patient assessment.
  • Plans of care and documentation reflect specific and measurable outcomes, education and family involvement in the case.
  • Recognizes crisis situations and intervenes quickly. Interventions and responses are accurately documented.
  • The Registered Nurse will demonstrate professional responsibility and accountability in collaborating with physicians and other members of the health care team to establish and achieve desired patient outcomes and promote continuity of care.
  • He/she delegates work to other team members as appropriate; evaluates team and provides direct care.
  • Assists with unit orientation and continuing education of students and employees, RN’s with at least 6 months experience may train and precept new employees.
  • Demonstrates responsibility for maintaining current personal and mandatory competencies and annual performance evaluations, such as: attends all required programs. Meets ABN CEU requirements annually. Prepares for annual performance evaluation conference through submission of completed skills lists, education attendance documents, and self-evaluation for to unit manager the month prior to evaluation date.

Experience: 1 year nursing experience preferred. Education: Basic education necessary for Registered Nurse licensure. Special Qualifications: Current Alabama Nursing License and BLS. Effective communication and interpersonal skills, excellent critical thinking and customer service.

The Hughston Clinic, The Hughston Foundation, The Hughston Surgical Center, Hughston Clinic Orthopaedics, and Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital participate in E-Verify. This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. This company is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Ortho- Full Time

ID: 835

Department: 4th Floor - 610

Location: Phenix City, AL