Under general supervision, provides nursing care in one of OUMS's specialty areas.
Assumes responsibility for an assigned group of patients within a specialized treatment area. Assists physician in the examination of patients and in performing diagnostic procedures and treatment. Documents patient responses to medical treatment and nursing interventions. Notes all changes to physician's orders for assigned patients. Obtains and monitors physiological data of patients, observes the physiological manifestations and intervenes when necessary. Administers medication as prescribed. Initiates, regulates and monitors intravenous infusions and blood products. Oversees treatment provided by technicians or other service providers. 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 personnel. Delegates tasks to support staff.
Physical Requirements (with or without accommodations):
Requires frequent bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, and lifting of patients. Requires sufficient manual dexterity to operate therapeutic equipment. Requires sufficient visual acuity to read charts and equipment displays. Must be able to stand for long periods at a time. Good mental and physical health to work in a highly stressful atmosphere is required.
*Education: Graduation from an approved school of nursing.
*Experience: May require completion of orientation and ability to function independently in assigned specialty area prior to being assigned to this position
*Licensure: Possession of a valid license issued by the Oklahoma State Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse.
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. Some computer skills. Ability to work effectively as part of a team providing excellent specialized care.
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