Registered Nurse (RN) – PRN

Registered Nurse (RN) – PRN Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) – PRN to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Attend in-service education programs and participates in Silver Chair Training, as assigned, to learn new procedures, develop skills, etc;
  • Relieve other shifts if needed;
  • Assure that nursing partners have been assigned duties;
  • Assures the personal dignity and physical safety of each patient. Assist patients to attain the highest level of self-care possible;
  • Working with the interdisciplinary care team, to assure accurate patient assessment and development/revision of individualized plans of care;
  • Assist physician during rounds;
  • Supervise LPNs and other nursing partners as assigned. Complete performance evaluations as required (two times per year);
  • Leads by example and performs hands on care, answers call lights and assist C.N.A.’s in their duties when needed;
  • Communicate with collaborating physicians or specialists regarding patient care;
  • Facilitate referrals to other healthcare professionals and medical facilities;
  • Administer nursing care to ill, injured, or disabled patients;
  • Current, valid, and active license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of employment required;
  • Monitor and report changes in patient symptoms or behavior;
  • Maintain accurate patient medical records;
  • Diagnose and establish patient treatment plans.

Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited nursing school and a current, valid license or registration (RN) in the state where employed are required;
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills are necessary;
  • Functional literacy in English is required;
  • Must be able to push, pull, or move a minimum of 100 pounds utilizing proper body mechanics and assistance;
  • Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position;
  • Must be able to reach, bend, and/or stoop intermittently throughout the work day;
  • Must be able to move about intermittently throughout the workday;
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. occasionally, 20 lbs. frequently, and 10 lbs. constantly;
  • Ability to relate with all staff and potential patients and family members;
  • Able to communicate clearly in English (verbal and written);
  • Service-oriented (positive, enthusiastic, empathetic and respectful demeanor);
  • Current, valid, and active license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of employment required;
  • Knowledge of state rules, regulations, fire codes and other safety practices;
  • Minimum of one (1) year of home health/hospice nursing experience preferred;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of employee and facility issues and records.