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Registered Nurse (RN) - Pain Center

Memorial Health

Memorial Health

Decatur, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Registered Nurse (RN) - Pain Center

Job Locations US-IL-Decatur
ID
2024-21400
Category
Registered Nurse (RN) (Experienced)
Position Type
Full-Time

Overview

Manages, coordinates and performs nursing care with compassion and care for an assigned group of patients.

NURSING GOAL: A goal of nursing is to educate and restore a patient to an optimal level of wellness as defines by the patient and their families and incorporate preventative measures.

Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. Current registration or eligibility for licensure with the State of Illinois for practice as a professional nurse. Six months experience as a Registered Nurse.

Responsibilities

  • CLINICAL JUDGEMENT – Clinical reasoning, which includes decision-making, critical thinking, and a global grasp of the situation, coupled with nursing skills acquired through a process of integrating formal and informal experiential knowledge and evidence-based guidelines.
  • Assists physician by preparing patient for exams and specialized procedures; and for setting up and using/manipulating specialized equipment.
  • Appropriately monitors patients post procedures and post monitored anesthesia care.
  • CARING PRACTICES: Nursing activity that create a compassionate, supportive, and therapeutic environment for patients/families and staff. Working on another’s behalf and representing the concerns of the patient/family and nursing staff; serving as a moral agent in identifying and helping to resolve ethical and clinical concerns within and outside the clinical setting.
  • COLLABORATION/SYSTEMS THINKING – Working with others (e.g., patients, families, healthcare providers) in a way that promotes/encourages each person’s contribution toward achieving optimal/realistic patient/family goals. Involves intra-and inter- disciplinary work with colleagues and community. Body of knowledge and tools that allow the nurse to manage whatever Environmental and system resources exist for the patient/family and staff, within or across healthcare and non-healthcare systems.
  • RESPONSE TO DIVERSITY – The sensitivity to recognize, appreciate and incorporate differences into the provision of care. Differences may include, but are not limited to, cultural differences, personalities, spiritual beliefs, gender, race, ethnicity, lifestyle, socioeconomic status, age, and values.
  • CLINICAL INQUIRY (INNOVATOR/EVALUATOR) – The ongoing process of questioning and evaluating practice and providing informed practice. Creating practice changes through research utilization and experimental learning.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

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