Nurse, Registered - UW SHIELD - (20002739)

University of Wyoming

Laramie, WY

ID: 7069720
Posted: September 11, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

JOB PURPOSE:

Assess patient's needs; provide nursing care and health education services for patients in the infirmary or other designated facility.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assess the needs of patients; refer patients to physician, or initiate treatment under medical supervision and standing orders.
Assist or perform, under direction, therapeutic procedures including dispensing/administering medications, application of dressings, and removing sutures and bandages.
Administer and monitor intravenous (IV's) procedure.
Prepare patient for surgery; monitor patient during and following surgery; notify physician of patient's condition.
Assist physicians in conducting examinations and other procedures; may perform designated lab tests.
Provide health care information to patients and others; respond to inquiries.
Provide first-aid or emergency care; may coordinate patient health and social services care with outside agencies.
Administer immunizations and maintain health records.
Act as resource person to medical residents regarding patient flow and clinic management.
SUPPLEMENTAL FUNCTIONS:
May schedule screening for patients in vision, hearing, dental and speech needs.
Sterilize supplies and equipment; clean and restock medical supplies.
May participate in training and assign work to designated staff.
COMPETENCIES:
Analysis/Problem Identification
Attention to Detail
Consistency
Integrity
Quality Orientation
Sensitivity
Service Orientation


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Associate’s degree in Nursing
Experience: 2 years work-related experience as outlined below:
6 months of experience as a Registered Nurse
1.5 years of experience in a healthcare environment
Required education, licensure, certification, registration or other requirements:
Valid State of Wyoming Licensure as a Registered Nurse.
Valid driver's license with a motor vehicle record (MVR) that is compliant with the University Official Vehicle Policy found at: https://www.uwyo.edu/risk/_files/docs/offical-vehicle-policy.pdf
CPR Certification
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills



 

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