Provides patients with direct nursing care based on the nursing process and individual patient assessment needs.
Provide families of patients with emotional support, information and guidance in treating the identified patient.
Educate patients and families in areas of health and illness that maintain optimum levels of physical and emotional functioning.
A minimum of an Associate Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program is required.
A Bachelorâ€™s Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program is preferred.
Associate Degree Registered Nurses (new graduate and experienced) are required to start an approved BSN program within two years of hire and complete an approved BSN program within five years of hire.
Appropriate state licensure, specialized professional credentialing and other formal education as needed.
Registered Nurse competency is validated by the Competency Based Orientation (CBO) plan.
May provide additional information related to competencies at higher levels.
Maintains designated yearly competencies by unit.
Maintains certifications according to specific unit requirements; i.e., BLS, ACLS, PALS, etc.
Demonstrates a strong belief and behaviors consistent with the Saint Joseph HealthCare Mission and Core Values (Reverence, Integrity, Compassion, and Excellence).