PRN Registered Nurse

PRN Registered Nurse Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a PRN Registered Nurse to join our team.


  • Effectively communicates with coworkers, psychiatrists and pediatrician;
  • Provides ongoing education for clients and staff;
  • Administers medications and monitors for side effects;
  • Identifies and provides appropriate level of care and planning for both medical and psychiatric needs;
  • Assumes administrative and clinical call on a scheduled basis when requested;
  • Ensures employees are assigned duties and responsibilities to the level of their expertise, licensure or certification;
  • Cleanliness, maintenance, sanitation and appearance of unit and appropriately notifies security of any infractions needing correction or attention;
  • As assigned conducts staff meetings for all supervised health care providers to identify problems, propose solutions, set goals;
  • Post orders, if applicable, per site contract;
  • Attends monthly institutional staff meetings as directed by the DON or Administrator;
  • Maintains composure in stressful situations, aware of own limitations and seeks guidance as necessary from the Director of Nursing;
  • Direct patient care;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Health Service Administrator or Director of Nursing;
  • As delegated by the Director of Nursing, annually evaluates performance of supervised staff according to established policy and procedure;
  • Assists in the collection of monthly statistics as assigned.


  • Provide guidance, supervise and monitor nursing care provided by licensed vocational/practical nursing staff and non-licensed medical staff;
  • Apply appropriate nursing skills in the area and treatment of inmates/residents;
  • Attend sick call with the physician to see inmates/residents; prepare a list of inmates/residents to be examined; prepare examining room and equipment;
  • Equal opportunity employer;
  • Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Free Workplace;
  • Motor Vehicle Record & Criminal Background performed;
  • Generous Benefit Package;
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Outlook, Word and Excel;
  • Minimum of 1 yr. exp. in medical surgical, behavioral health or substance abuse nursing;
  • BLS certification;
  • Must be able to read medical documents, such as doctor’s orders, psychological evaluations, dietitian assessments, and write routine reports;
  • Experience using electronic medical records and Microsoft Office products;
  • Must have a current MD State RN license;
  • CPR certification required;
  • Communicate effectively with patients and staff.