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Registered Nurse, Inpatient | Days, PRN in Indianapolis, IN at OrthoIndy

Date Posted: 10/18/2018

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Job Description

Facility: OrthoIndy Hospital Main Indianapolis, IN 
Department: OIH Inpatient Services
Shift Details: PRN; as needed, Day Shift 12h shifts 7-730p

At OrthoIndy everything we do is about creating a caring, connected and committed workforce that directly improves the quality of life for our employees and customers.

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General Statement of Duties: 

The Registered Nurse, Inpatient, provides selected direct patient care activities commensurate with his/her training, experience and licensure.  Oversees the supervision of the non-licensed staff.

Essential Duties:

  1. Patient Assessment - Performs patients' assessment through observation and communicates pertinent patient information/data to appropriate care providers in a timely manner. Requires constant mental alertness to observe signs and symptoms of patient conditions and side effects of medications or technical procedures and respond appropriately to ensure optimal patient care.
  2. Direct Patient Care - Completes treatments and procedures as ordered and/or indicated. Provides care related to personal hygiene, activities of daily living, and comfort measures as indicated. Prepares and administers medication and treatments as prescribed by physicians.
  3. Documentation - Document accurate and ongoing assessment of patient's status. Document patient care, including nursing intervention, patient response to care provided, patient needs, problems, capabilities, limitations, and progress towards goals. Documentation includes evidence of appropriate patient/significant other teaching, and the understanding of these instructions is noted in the medical record.
  4. Patient Education/Discharge Planning - Distributes educational material as appropriate. Completes assigned tasks that facilitate discharge planning. Teach patient/significant other appropriate health information in a timely manner and share written informational material.
  5. Continuing Education - Participates in annual and on-going training education and development activities to improve knowledge and skills to contribute to the learning organization. Requires knowledge of equipment and supplies.

Technology Used:

ADP, Halogen, Meditech, SIS

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • Associate or Bachelor of Science in Nursing; graduated from a nursing program accredited through the NLN or CCNE
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse with the State of Indiana
  • CPR and ACLS certification
  • 1-2 years recent experience in a hospital setting on a medical-surgical unit required
  • Orthopaedic experience beneficial, but not required 

OrthoIndy is an Equal Opportunity Employer