Staff Nurse, RN – Swing Bed/Rehab- Full Time

Job title: Staff Nurse, RN – Swing Bed/Rehab- Full Time

Company: Clarion Hospital

Job description: CLARION HOSPTIAL


Job Title: Registered Nurse FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Department: Patient Care Services Job Code: 1026

Date: 11-27-2006

Position Summary

The Registered Nurse has the primary responsibility of assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the care of the patients for whom she/he assumes responsibility under the direction of the Nurse Manager and Charge Nurse. Demonstrates commitment to Clarion Hospital mission statement, vision statement and values.

Essential Functions

An integral function of the staff nurse is patient teaching to promote positive health outcomes.

Acts as a preceptor to all staff and students and is responsible for orientation of assigned staff.

Maintains position specific skills and competencies as required on annual basis.

Maintains CEU’s appropriate to discipline in order to maintain clinical competency.

Functions as a patient advocate through education to the patient and family including health promotion.

Responds to patient care needs on a timely fashion, including, but not limited to call bell response, verbal requests, and bed exit alarms.

Maintains adherence to patient rights.

Administers prescribed treatments, medications, therapies within the scope of practice.

Participates in nursing and hospital committees as appropriate.

Attends at least 70% of department staff meetings.

Demonstrates strong customer service skills, and professional behavior when dealing with all individuals and groups, both internally and externally.

Demonstrates respect and communication skills when interacting with all individuals and groups, both internally and externally


Assesses the patient’s physical and psychosocial condition on an ongoing basis throughout the continuum of care.

Develops a plan of patient care reflecting significant nursing diagnoses and interventions to achieve desired patient outcomes, involving the patient/family and healthcare team in this process.

Plans, coordinates and implements patient’s plan of care in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team.

Evaluates patient outcomes, effectiveness of plans of care, and readiness for discharge. Revises as needed, and makes referrals when indicated.

Utilizes manual and automated information systems to improve patient safety

Act as a liaison in coordinating patient care activities with nurses, physicians and allied health professionals.

Communicates patient’s plan of care to all multidisciplinary team members and to the patient, family and significant others.

Provides education as indicated after assessing the learning needs of the patient and family.

Demonstrates cost effectiveness by using supplies judiciously, anticipating needs for special supplies and equipment, and making recommendations for change.

Complies with established personal protective equipment requirements necessary for protection against exposure to blood and other potentially infectious body fluids, chemical disinfectants, radiation, antineoplastic/cylotoxic agents and other hazardous substances.

In some specialized areas the RN, maintains total care of the patient including but not limited to, connecting, monitoring and interpreting electronic displays, responding to emergencies by initiating life saving actions including advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) protocols.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Agrees to comply with the Corporate Compliance Policy and all laws, rules, regulations, and standards of conduct relating to the position and has a duty to

report any suspected violations of the law or the standards of conduct to his or her immediate supervisor, the Compliance Officer or the Chief Executive Officer.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed with or without reasonable accommodations by incumbents of responsibilities other than those specifically presented in this description.

Reporting Relationships

Reports to: Nurse Manager, Charge Nurse

Supervises: GN, LPN, Nursing Assistant, Unit Secretary, Nurse Externs and Technicians.


Graduate of a State Board approved program of professional nursing. Holds a current Pennsylvania State License as a registered nurse. Certified in basic CPR. Certified in ACLS, PALS, and neonatal resuscitation as appropriate.

Previous critical care of emergency room experience preferred.

Excellent customer service skills.

Physical Requirements

See Spread Sheet



Powered by JazzHR

Expected salary:

Location: Clarion, PA

Job date: Thu, 12 May 2022 07:47:11 GMT

Click Here To Apply