RN Registered Nurse - Surgical Unit
Company: OU Medical System
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: November 11, 2019
RN REGISTERED NURSE - SURGICAL UNIT
SHIFT: NIGHTS (ROTATING WEEKENDS)
OU MEDICAL CENTER - OKLAHOMA CITY
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under general supervision, provides nursing
care in a hospital to a variety of patients with health problems
ranging from simple to complex.
* Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position.
Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an
accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.
* Assumes responsibility for an assigned group of patients.
* Documents patient responses to nursing interventions and
prescribed medical treatments; notes all changes in physician order
on assigned patients.
* Assists physician in the examination of patients and in
performing minor diagnostic procedures and treatment.
* Obtains and monitors physiological data of patients, observes the
physiological manifestations of patients and intervenes when
* Administers medication as prescribed. Initiates, regulates and
monitors intravenous infusions and blood products.
* Delivers patient care competently.
* Interacts with family and patient in sharing care plan while in
the hospital and at time of discharge.
* Informs patient and family of hospital procedures.
* Makes referral regarding patient care needs to appropriate
* Delegates tasks to support staff.
* Performs other duties as assigned
EDUCATION: Graduation from an approved school of nursing.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS/REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED: Possession of a
valid temporary license or permanent license issued by the Oklahoma
State Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse prior to entrance on
duty. Permanent license must be obtained within 3 months of
appointment. BLS certification required upon hire. Additional
certification(s) may be required based on department, see
attachment for details.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of professional nursing
theory, practices, techniques and procedures. Ability to organize,
plan, coordinate and evaluate nursing services and apply nursing
techniques. Ability to maintain good working relationships with
other employees. Good verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to respond effectively to cultural and language needs of
patients and visitors. Some computer skills.
OU Medicine has a comprehensive benefits package, including PTO,
401(k), medical and dental plans, but our offerings go beyond
traditional packages. We know that a total benefits and
compensation package, designed to meet your specific needs and
goals both inside and outside of the work environment, brings
additional rewards that create peace of mind for you and your
Equal employment opportunities are provided to all employees and
applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation,
gender identity, genetic information or protected veteran status in
accordance with applicable federal laws. This policy applies to all
terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to,
hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves
of absence, compensation, and training. Reasonable accommodations
are made to the known physical and mental limitations of qualified
individuals with disabilities.
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