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Registered Nurse-INR

Apply now Position Number: 989361
Work Type: Staff/Unclassified
Location: Kent Campus
Category: Part-time
Home Org/Dept: University Health Services - Kent Campus [100485]

Job Title:

Registered Nurse-INR

Physical Location:

 Kent, OH

Salary:

 21.09 

Basic Function:

Provides professional nursing care for Kent State University students; provides health education and emergency treatment when necessary. Reports to Head Nurse, Charge Nurse, or other designated health care professional.

Additional Basic Function – if applicable:

 

Examples of Duties:

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following: 

Performs patient assessments (e.g., obtains and documents patient health history, records vital signs and symptoms and notes changes, makes observations and draws logical conclusions, identifies abnormal diagnostic data and reports information to physician); makes nursing diagnosis.

Develops, provides, and monitors plan of nursing care; provides professional nursing care (e.g., administers medication and treatments ordered by physician, applies and changes sterile dressings, provides eye and ear irrigations, administers injections, etc.); prepares patients for medical/surgical procedures; provides emergency treatment and first aid as needed; provides patient education regarding health care and responds to patient inquiries.

Documents/charts patient treatment, medications administered, vital signs, nursing care provided, etc.

Informs patients of laboratory results and explains medication procedures.

Assists physician with office examinations and medical/surgical procedures (e.g., screens patients, performs hearing and vision tests, applies and removes casts).

May order supplies and equipment; may serve on in-house committees.

May direct the work activities of Licensed Practical Nurses, Nurse Aides/Assistants, and/or other classified, student, or temporary employees assisting with patient care and related activities; trains or orients new employees, assigns selected work duties, and monitors work performed.

Performs related duties as required.

Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing. A minimum of one year patient care experience as a registered nurse in a hospital or health care facility.

License/Certification:

Current license as registered nurse in Ohio. Current certification in CPR or must successfully complete training course and be certified during employee's probationary period.

Knowledge Of:

Nursing practices and procedures
Pharmacology
First aid

Skill In:

Providing professional nursing care to physically and mentally ill and injured
Operation of medical equipment (e.g, respirators, oxygen equipment, etc.)
Interpersonal communication to effectively interact with University personnel and public in person and over the telephone (e.g., to contact outside health services to exchange information)
Written technical/medical communication (e.g., to compose meaningful, concise and accurate reports on patient treatment)

Ability To:

Recognize symptoms and take appropriate action
Gather, collate and classify information
Train and provide effective work direction to other employees, to manage time effectively and set priorities, to carry out or assist in implementing changes, if supervising required by position
Demonstrate physical dexterity and lift 50 pounds
Operate a computer for data entry/retrieval

Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:

 

Assessments:

Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Health care environment; exposed to infectious materials; requires moderate physical effort to move patients and extended periods of walking and standing; may work varied hours and shifts to include evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Working Schedule:

 

Additional Information:

 

Must pass a security check.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


For official job descriptions, visit www.kent.edu/hr


Kent State University is a Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free University effective July 1, 2017. Smoking and tobacco use are not permitted on any of Kent State’s campuses or other locations and properties that are owned, operated, or leased by Kent State, both domestic and international. For additional details, visit www.kent.edu/smoke-free.

Disclaimer:

The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.

 

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