Registered Nurse Medical/Surgical

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Rate: $38.111

PRINCIPAL JOB DUTIES:

- Implements the nursing process with patients including carrying our physicians orders regarding diet, medication and treatment in accordance with hospital standards of care

- Performs assessments; monitors and ensures quality care through observation and evaluation; documents nursing interventions on care plans and medical records, and reports findings to physicians as needed

- Instructs patients, staff and family members regarding treatments, nursing plans and related patient care

- Distributes and maintains records of controlled drugs and insures their security

- Responds to emergencies; maintains availability of medications and supplies; ensures cleanliness of equipment and environment

- May participate as a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team in the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of patient care

- May participate in the development and review of policies and procedures

- Assists in resolving charge discrepancies as directed

- Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

- Graduate of accredited school of registered nursing

- Current California RN license

- Minimum one year acute care experience preferred

- Current BLS certification

- Registered Nurse I is eligible to advance to Registered Nurse II after completion of six months employment with MCDH

- Demonstrated ability to exhibit a high degree of professionalism

- Capable of performing position related physical requirements

REPORTS TO: Nurse Manager

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