RN-ER-PRN Nights - #19504035

Artesia General Hospital

Date: Dec 26, 2020
City: Artesia, NM
Contract type: Full time
Artesia General Hospital

Job Summary:

Responsible for the delivery of care to patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation; and effectively interacts with patient, significant others, and other health team members while maintaining standards of professional nursing.


  • Utilize the nursing process by demonstrating appropriate assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the patient's care, as evidenced by client/staff observation.

  • Teach patient/significant other appropriate health information in a timely manner and share written informational material.

  • Perform direct patient care, utilizing established procedures, policies, and standards.

  • Assist patients, family members or other clients with concern and empathy; respect their confidentiality and privacy and communicate with them in a courteous and respectful manner.

  • Assist in the orientation/training of new employees.

  • Assist other staff in the performance of their assignments.

  • Recognize the need for variations in staffing and volunteer to fill open shifts.

  • Take direction and initiate actions (cross/additional training) that will allow the assumption of cross-functional duties to ensure seamless patient care.

  • Demonstrate sound judgment by taking appropriate actions regarding questionable findings or concerns.


  • As assigned.


  • Basic computer.

  • Knowledgeable regarding the nursing process and its application, including the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care.

AGE-RELATED COMPETENCIES: Demonstrates the basic knowledge and skills necessary to identify age-specific patient needs appropriate for this position.

Information Management: Treats all information and data within the scope of the position with appropriate confidentiality and security.

Risk Management/Quality Management/Safety: Cooperates fully in all Risk Management, Quality Management, and Safety Activities and Investigations.


  • Education – Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing – Associate Degree or Diploma required.

  • Work Experience – One year relevant experience, graduates accepted based upon position availability.

  • Training – N/A

  • License/Certification – Current New Mexico License and BLS required. ACLS, PALS preferred.

ENVIROMENTAL CONDITIONS: Work environment consists of daily patient contact, which may include exposure to blood, or other body fluids.

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