Acute Care Nurse

Acute Care Nurse Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Acute Care Nurse to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • May supervise licensed practical nurses and other nursing staff;
  • Assist in surgery and other medical procedures;
  • Monitor, assess, address, document and report symptoms and changes in patients’ conditions;
  • May develop and implement discharge planning process on admission of patients;
  • Operate or monitor medical apparatus or equipment;
  • Assess patients to identify appropriate nursing interventions;
  • May teach and counsel patients and their families on health–related issues in collaboration with other health care providers;
  • Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by a physician or according to establish policies and protocols.

Requirements:

  • Must possess the ability to plan, develop, implement and interrupt the plan of care;
  • Must be able to read, write and understand the English language;
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, clients, families and the public;
  • Must be knowledgeable of current nursing and medical practices and procedure;
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions;
  • Must be willing to expand knowledge through education and training programs;
  • Must posses a current RN license.