Registered Nurse I (RN) – Atrium Health Cabarrus Family Medicine Department

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Job summary:
The RN Clinical Nurse I provides professional nursing care through skillful assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation in accordance with facility or department policies procedures, and/or protocols under the supervision of the nursing leader. Assists in maintaining a safe work environment and performs all related job responsibilities in a safe manner. Maintains clinical and professional competency as appropriate to the population of patients served.

• Collects data pertinent to the healthcare consumer’s health or the situation. Analyzes the assessment data to determine actual or potential diagnoses, problems, and issues
• Identifies expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the healthcare consumer or the situation
• Develops a plan that prescribes strategies to attain expected, measurable outcomes
• Implements the identified plan, coordinates care delivery, and employs strategies to promote health and a safe environment
• Delegates elements of care to appropriate healthcare workers in accordance with any applicable legal or policy parameters or principles
• Evaluates progress toward attainment of goals and outcomes
• Practices in a manner that is congruent with cultural diversity and inclusion principles
• Communicates effectively in all areas of practice
• Collaborates with healthcare consumer and other key stakeholders in the conduct of nursing practice
• Leads within the professional practice setting and the profession
• Integrates evidence and research findings into practice
• Contributes to quality nursing practice
• Evaluates one’s own and others nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes, rules and regulations
• Utilizes appropriate resources to plan, provide, and sustain evidence-based nursing services that are safe, effective, and fiscally responsible
• Practices in an environmentally safe and healthy manner
• Practices ethically
• Promotes shared governance, or facility decision-making activities, developing and nurturing research to positively affect clinical outcomes and promotion

Physical requirements
• Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling
• Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies
• Must speak English in good, understandable terms
• Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, and touch
• Finger dexterity
• Critical thinking and ability to concentrate
• Must be able to respond quickly to changes in inpatient and/or unit conditions
• Physical Abilities Testing required

Education, experience and certifications:
• Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing
• BSN preferred
• Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider status according to American Heart Association
• Current RN license or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner in the state in which you work and reside or; if declaring a National License Compact (NLC) state as your primary state of residency, meet the licensure requirements in your home state; or for Non-National License Compact states, current RN license or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner required in the state where the RN works