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PTI Registered Nurse - Analenisgi Inpatient
Job Code:2020-08-031
Department:215 Analenisgi Inpatient
FT/PT Status:Part Time Intermittent
Salary Minimum28.81
Salary Midpoint33.86
  
Position Closes:
Open Until filled

Job Responsibilities & Qualifications:
Job Summary
The incumbent performs nursing procedures for patients of all ages independently within the framework of established policy within the Behavioral Health Department. The Registered Nurse is a licensed professional nurse responsible for assessment of patients, development, implementation and evaluation of a patient plan of care; administration of therapeutic measures; teaching and counseling of patients and families; and participating in the development of nursing policies and procedures and quality assurance standards. The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of comprehensive health care to patients of all ages, utilizing standards of care and practice, policies, protocols, and procedures. The purpose of the work is to perform the full range of the nursing process from assessment to evaluation. The work affects the physical and psychosocial well-being of the patients and their families.

Education/Experience/Minimum Qualifications 
Associates Degree in nursing from an accredited program required. 
Bachelor’s Degree in nursing from an accredited program preferred. 
Two years of nursing experience preferred. 
Valid Registered Nurse license within the state of North Carolina. 
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required. 
Must have a valid North Carolina driver’s license. 
Proficiency rated at 2 years for a new graduate to reach the journeyman’s level.

Job Knowledge 

Knowledge of principles, practices, techniques, and theories of professional nursing in order to
plan and provide nursing care to meet the physical, emotional, spiritual, and socio-cultural needs
of patients of all ages; specifically, Infancy (Birth-1 year), Toddler and Early Childhood (2
years), Latency (6-9 years), Preadolescence (10-12 years), Early Adolescence (13-15 years),
Adolescence (16-20 years), Adult (21-64 years), and Elderly (65-+ years). 
Knowledge of the nursing process and its application to clinical practice. 
Knowledge of the biological aspects of the disease process and illness in order to recognize
complications and therapeutic interventions required. 
Knowledge of medications and dosages in order to recognize desired effects, side effects, and
Complications of their use. 
Knowledge and ability to analyze the results of various medical procedures and translate into
appropriate nursing interventions. 
Knowledge and ability to independently plan, manage, and organize work in order to meet
priorities, accomplish work within established time frames and work in stressful situations. 
Knowledge of the occupational functions of multi-disciplinary health care team. 
Knowledge of the culture and medical health profile of the patient population. 
Knowledge and ability to teach and counsel patient/family on health maintenance and disease
prevention. 
Knowledge of available health care programs and community resources. 
Knowledge of processes and procedures for establishing, revising, continually monitoring, and
evaluating standards for the practice of nursing. 
Knowledge and skills in operating specialized medical equipment, such as, monitoring devises suction pumps, oxygen equipment, etc. 
Knowledge of problem oriented medical record methods. 
Knowledge of legal and ethical aspects of nursing.