Position Purpose Under the direction of the Nurse Manager, this
position provides optimal patient care utilizing knowledge and
skills within the context of the nursing process. The incumbent is
accountable for individualized patient outcomes over an entire
episode of care.
The incumbent provides comprehensive nursing services to
adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, including their
families/caregivers. Nature and Scope This position is challenged
to diagnose and treat human responses to health problems. The
incumbent must provide optimal patient/resident care through
assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of adolescent,
adult, and geriatric residents and families. Demonstrates the
cognitive and psychosocial needs specific to the population to be
served and meets standards of quality as measured by the
unit/department age specific competency standards.
This position requires a scientific knowledge base and ongoing
growth and learning. When possible the family or those significant
to the family are considered as part of the assessment, planning,
intervention and evaluation efforts of the Registered Nurse (RN).
The RN coordinates care between other professionals as needed.
Intensive continuous mental effort is required to provide
optimal safe patient care and the same mental effort is required
when interacting with internal and external contacts, exercising
judgments and making decisions.
This position doesprovide patient care. Disclaimer The foregoing
description is not intended and should not be construed to be an
exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work
conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an
accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.
Requirements - Required and/or Preferred Name Description
Education: Must have working-level knowledge of the English
language, including reading, writing and speaking English.
Appropriate education to obtain and maintain Registered Nursing
licensure in the State of Nevada. Experience: None. License(s):
Ability to obtain and maintain a State of Nevada Registered Nurse
license. Certification(s): Current BLS certification by The
American Heart Association standards.
Other Specific Department Required Certificates:
Employees will obtain the extra certifications within six
months, unless otherwise specified, of being hired or transferring
into the department that requires the additional certificates.
ACLS per The American Heart Association standards Required for
200112, 200119, ,200132, 200150, 200151, 200202, 200205, 200208,
200253, 200255, 200261, 200265, 200266, 200276, 200323, 200325,
200326, 200340, 200341, 400111, 400125, 400131, 400151, 400201,
400202, 400251, 400253, 400255, 400276, 400326, 400329, 400340,
NRP Required for Departments: 200206, 200171, 200174, addition
to BLS & RN
PALS per The American Heart Association standards Required for
Departments: 200179, 200202, 200205, 200341, 400202, 400340 (Pre-Op
and PACU RNs only), 400341, 900256, 200178, 200324
ENPC or PALS per The American Heart Association standards
Required for Departments: 200326, 400326 within one year of being
hired or transferring to the department in addition to ACLS, BLS &
TNCC Required for Departments: 200323, 200326 within 18 months
of being hired or transferring to the department, Transfer Nurse
Advanced Trauma Course (TNATC) will be accepted in lieu of
APHON Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Provider Required for
Departments: 200324, 200178, 200179 within 24 months of being hired
or transferring into the department.
OCN certification preferred:
200113Chemotherapy/Biotherapy training per ASCO standards within
6 months of hire required for department: 200113
RNFA: RN may perform in the capacity of a first assist if he or
she is a graduate of an accredited school of Nursing, Completion of
a RNFA program that includes didactic and supervised clinical
practice, is based on AORN's core curriculum for the RNFA 200201,
400201, 200340 Computer / Typing: Must possess, or be able to
obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete
online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access
online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment,