The RN nurse graduate has the opportunity to strengthen their knowledge and skill in the practice of nursing under the direct supervision of registered nurse preceptor. The RN nurse grad performs direct and indirect patient care functions. These activities prepare the RNgnurse Grad for the role transition from student nurse to healthcare team member.
This position supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts and demonstrating a commitment to teamwork and cooperation.
EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BSN preferred.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Current BLS certification required.
EXPERIENCE: Two semesters of clinical student nursing experience. Interpersonal skills to effectively communicate and collaborate with other team members. Ability to be flexible, set priorities, solve problems and use proper judgment in difficult situations. Proficiency in clinical applications preferred at time of hire. Incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30–60 days from date of hire.
Demonstrates the competencies as established on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool for this position.
Potential for exposure to the hazard and risk of the hospital environment, including exposure to infectious disease, blood-borne pathogens, hazardous substances and potential injury.
Reaching, stooping, kneeling and crouching approximately 25% of a workday. Visual and physical ability required to work at a computer terminal. Standing and walking approximately 50% of a workday. Lifting approximately 50–100 pounds frequently with assistance occasionally. Physical abilities required to push, pull or transport equipment and patients.
Essential functions of this position are listed on the department-specific Assessment and Evaluation tool.
This position reports to Nursing unit leadership.
The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
AtlantiCare is an equal opportunity employer that takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.