Registered Nurse - RN - Geriatric Clinic - FT Weekdays

Company: OU Medical Center

General Information
US-OK-Oklahoma City
2 Year Degree
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Job Description General Description:
Under general supervision, provides nursing care.
Essential Function/Duties:
Using a standard data collection tool, obtains patient's medical history through the interview process.  Obtains vital signs and brief history of chief complaint. Works with the patient and the family to develop a prioritized patient problem list and helps develop plan for care. Maintains ongoing monitoring and assessment of assigned patients.   Admits, discharges and transfers patients.  Administers medications.  Performs treatments and procedures as directed by physician.  Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.  Takes emergency action as required.  Reports symptoms and significant changes in patient's condition to appropriate personnel.  Ensures that the patient/family educational needs are met.  Evaluates the patient/family response to care and makes appropriate adjustments as needed.  Uses available information to evaluate patient/family progress toward goal attainment.  Will perform duties unique to the assigned Unit.
Job RequirementsMinimum Qualifications:
*Education:  Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
*Experience:  One (1) year of relevant experience as an RN
* Experience: Working as an RN with the Geri population is a plus
*Licensure:  Current licensure in the State of Oklahoma as a Registered Nurse.  Based on assignment, may require specialized license/certification.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  
Relevant skills and knowledge of an RN.  Ability to resolve problems and successfully implement resolutions.  Ability to work well in a team environment to ensure quality patient care.    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Good computer skills and typing ability.  Ability to work effectively in stressful situations.
Physical Requirements (with or without accommodation):
Must be able to climb, kneel, stoop, reach and bend. Work involves considerable standing and walking.  Sufficient manual dexterity and visual acuity is required to perform assigned tasks and to use a computer.  May be exposed to communicable diseases and blood or body fluids.  May on occasion by exposed to x-ray electro-magnetic energy. Will be exposed to needles and other sharp objects.  May on occasion be required to lift or carry objects weighing up to 35 pounds. May on occasion be required to push or pull objects weighing up to 100 pounds.   Will frequently be performing repetitive motions in the accomplishment of tasks.  Must be able to perform effectively under stressful conditions.