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Plant Operations – Maintenance Tech 1 – Day-Evening-Night Shift

Job Posting
Maintenance Tech 1
Plant Operations
Full-Time Status
Day-Evening-Night Shift

Summary: Under the general supervision of the Director of Plant Operations and the Manager of Plant Operations, the General Maintenance Mechanic performs general-medium skill level preventive and corrective maintenance and repair of equipment, systems and facilities. May include grounds work, light plumbing and mechanical repair. Will perform and complete daily projects and duty assignments. Work will be performed in compliance with all codes and regulatory agency standards and specifications. Assist with security of facility as needed or as directed.

The Maintenance Tech I will notify the Director of Plant Operations and Manager of Plant Operations of problems or issues related to equipment and/or system failures, facility damage, needed repairs, non-compliance of codes and regulatory agencies, safety, or situations that are life threatening or that could compromise the welfare of the hospital, patients, visitors and staff.

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent.

Experience: Two years experience preferred.

Licensure, Registration, Certification: Refrigeration

Mental/Physical Requirements: (may be met with or without reasonable accommodations): Ability to follow written and verbal instructions, perform math skills and calculations related to position, Good communication skills, general knowledge of construction, plumbing, mechanical, electrical and other phases of engineering. Basic computer skills. Ability to lift 10-75 lbs., good eye sight and a steady hand, perform under stress , operate power tools, testing equipment and machinery. Standing, walking, sitting, kneeling, lifting, turning, carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, crouching, twisting, climbing ladders, and reaching are required. Must be able to lift 20 lbs. from the floor and from overhead, and 40 lbs. from waist height and be able to handle, move or transfer articles of 100 lbs. regularly and over 100 lbs. periodically; in concert with other employee(s)/person(s) and/or lifting device; exercise good body mechanics in execution of essential duties, including appropriate back and neck posture.

Working Conditions: May experience long periods of standing, walking. May come in contact with patients. Will encounter unpleasant conditions and exposure to heat, cold, noise, dirt, inclement weather, chemicals and gases, water, fumes, overhead pipes, infectious disease or waste.

Texas County Memorial Hospital is a tobacco-free smoke-free facility.

Med/Surg – Registered Nurse – Day Shift

Job Posting
Registered Nurse
Med/Surg
Full-Time Status
Day Shift

Summary: Under the general supervision of the Med/Surg Director, the Registered Nurse provides direct and indirect patient care in the Medical/Surgical setting. Communicates with physicians/nurse managers/co-workers about changes in in-patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties with adequate supervision.

The Registered Nurse functions independently within the scope of the position. Regular communication with Med/Surg Director and Director of Nursing. The Charge Nurse provides direction of activities and guides priorities. Must be highly motivated to complete assigned duties within prescribed time limits. Uses extreme tact when dealing with patients, employees, other departments, physicians and the public. Maintains a strong ethical code regarding patient’s rights as evidenced in documentation and professional attitude and behavior (i.e., privacy, confidentiality and empathy). Must promote professional, positive and cooperative demeanor.

Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.

Experience: Charge nurse, one year of experience preferred.

Licensure, Registration, Certification: Current Missouri Licensure. Current PALS, CPR, BLS and certification in ACLS.

Mental/Physical Requirements: (may be met with or without reasonable accommodations): Considerable mental concentration required. Standing, walking, sitting, lifting, turning carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, crouching, twisting, and reaching are required. Must be able to lift 20 lbs. from floor and from overhead, 40 lbs. from waist height and be able to handle, move or transfer articles of 100 lbs. regularly and over 100 lbs. periodically; in concert with other employees/person(s) and/or lifting device; exercise good body mechanics in execution of essential duties, including appropriate back and neck posture.

Working Conditions: Minimal physical discomfort. Moderate level of auditory distractions. Frequent exposure to communicable disease via blood and body fluids. Frequent exposure to infectious diseases and hostile persons at times. Works with sharps and other potentially biohazardous material. Ability to function under stress required.

Age-Specific Competencies: Persons generally grow and develop in stages that are related to their age. Age specific competence means that the employee is aware of physical, psychosocial and/or learning needs of patients of different ages. Employees consider these needs when planning and providing care for the patient or when interacting with the patient or family.
Human development can be divided into eight stages. In each stage the individual has a primary task to accomplish or master. Each task is important throughout the life span but is most critical at a particular stage.
• Infant (0-1 year): The infant must learn to trust that his/her needs will be met.
• Toddler (1-3 years): The toddler must learn to develop a sense of himself as an independent person and gain self-confidence and self-control.
• Pre-school child (3-6 years): The pre-school child must develop a sense if initiating (being able to explore the world and start projects).
• School age child (6-12 years): The school age child must develop a sense to his/her own self-worth through accomplishments and interaction with others.
• Adolescent (13-20 years): the adolescent must develop his/her own identity.
• Young adult (21-43 years): The young adult must develop close relationships.
• Middle adult (44-65 years): The middle adult must develop a sense of community and assume responsibility for others.
• Older adult (65 years and older): The older adult must come to understand the meaning of his/her life in terms of what has been accomplished.

Texas County Memorial Hospital is a tobacco-free smoke-free facility.

Intensive Care Unit – Registered Nurse – Day Shift

Job Posting
Registered Nurse
Intensive Care Unit
Full-Time Status
Day Shift

Summary: Under the general supervision of the Director, the Registered Staff Nurse provides direct patient care to a group of patients using nursing knowledge and skills through the use of the nursing process. Practices under the Missouri Nurse Practice Act and hospital policies and procedures. Provides direct patient care to an assigned number of patients with an understanding of the age-specific developmental needs. Demonstrates behaviors which exemplify professional conduct and teamwork.

The Registered Staff Nurse functions independently within scope of position. Regular communication with Director provides direction of activities and guides priorities. Fluctuating departmental activities necessitate flexibility. Must be highly motivated to complete assigned duties within prescribed time limits. Uses extreme tact when dealing with patients, employees, other departments, physicians and the public. Maintains a strong ethical code regarding patients’ rights as evidenced in documentation and professional attitude/behavior (i.e., privacy, confidentiality and empathy). Must promote professional, positive and cooperative demeanor.

Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. ADN, BSN

Experience: Two years ICU experience preferred. Experience with geriatric patients is also desired. Must possess and demonstrate good IV skills. Basic telemetry monitoring skills. Prefer one year of cardiac monitoring, but not required. Ability to recognize cardiac arrhythmias and respond appropriately.

Licensure, Registration, Certification: Current Missouri licensure. ACLS, BLS, PALS certified.

Mental/Physical Requirements: (may be met with or without reasonable accommodations): Considerable mental concentration required. Standing, walking, sitting, lifting, turning carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, crouching, twisting, and reaching are required. Must be able to lift 20 lbs. from floor and from overhead, 40 lbs. from waist height and be able to handle, move or transfer articles of 100 lbs. regularly and over 100 lbs. periodically; in concert with other employees/person(s) and/or lifting device; exercise good body mechanics in execution of essential duties, including appropriate back and neck posture.

Working Conditions: Minimal physical discomfort. Moderate level of auditory distractions. Frequent exposure to communicable disease via blood and body fluids. Frequent exposure to infectious diseases, radiation, anti-neoplastic agents, and hostile persons at times. Works with sharps and other potentially biohazardous material. Ability to function under stress required.

Age-Specific Competencies: Persons generally grow and develop in stages that are related to their age. Age specific competence means that the employee is aware of physical, psychosocial and/or learning needs of patients of different ages. Employees consider these needs when planning and providing care for the patient or when interacting with the patient or family.
Human development can be divided into eight stages. In each stage the individual has a primary task to accomplish or master. Each task is important throughout the life span but is most critical at a particular stage.
• Infant (0-1 year): The infant must learn to trust that his/her needs will be met.
• Toddler (1-3 years): The toddler must learn to develop a sense of himself as an independent person and gain self-confidence and self-control.
• Pre-school child (3-6 years): The pre-school child must develop a sense if initiating (being able to explore the world and start projects).
• School age child (6-12 years): The school age child must develop a sense to his/her own self-worth through accomplishments and interaction with others.
• Adolescent (13-20 years): the adolescent must develop his/her own identity.
• Young adult (21-43 years): The young adult must develop close relationships.
• Middle adult (44-65 years): The middle adult must develop a sense of community and assume responsibility for others.
• Older adult (65 years and older): The older adult must come to understand the meaning of his/her life in terms of what has been accomplished.

Texas County Memorial Hospital is a tobacco-free smoke-free facility.

Emergency Department – Registered Nurse – Night Shift

Job Posting
Emergency Department
Registered Nurse
Full-Time Status
Night Shift

Summary: Under the general supervision of the Director of the Emergency Department, the Registered Nurse is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for patients seeking emergency treatment. S/HE provides both direct care to the emergency patient, as well as directing the care given by other members of the health care team, such as LPN’s, paramedics,
EMT’s, emergency technicians, and coordinators. The registered nurse also coordinates care for emergency patients, working closely with physicians and ancillary departments to assure coordinated care is provided. The Registered Nurse assures that care is delivered utilizing the nursing process, considering age specific parameters, and does so in a professional, compassionate manner.

Must be able to work at a fast pace for long hours, to include lifting and moving patients. Must be willing to be part of a healthcare team and work well with the ward clerks, EMT-Ps, technicians and physicians. The RN must possess: excellent people skills, the ability to multi-task, as well as prioritization and time management skills.

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing: ADN, BSN. ACLS and PALS preferred and must be obtained within one year of employment. CEN certification, TNCC encouraged.

Experience: Must have either one year of Medical/Surgical Nursing as a Registered Nurse, or one year of emergency department experience in any capacity. Previous emergency department experience or critical care experience as a Registered Nurse Preferred.

Licensure, Registration, Certification: Current Missouri licensure.

Mental/Physical Requirements: (may be met with or without reasonable accommodations): Considerable mental concentration required. Standing, walking, sitting, lifting, turning carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, crouching, twisting, and reaching are required. Must be able to lift 20 lbs. from floor and from overhead, 40 lbs. from waist height and be able to handle, move or transfer articles of 100 lbs. regularly and over 100 lbs. periodically; in concert with other employees/person(s) and/or lifting device; exercise good body mechanics in execution of essential duties, including appropriate back and neck posture.

Working Conditions: Frequent exposure to communicable disease via blood and body fluids. Frequent exposure to infectious diseases, radiation, anti-neoplastic agents, and hostile persons at times. Works with sharps and other potentially biohazardous material.

Age-Specific Competencies: Persons generally grow and develop in stages that are related to their age. Age specific competence means that the employee is aware of physical, psychosocial and/or learning needs of patients of different ages. Employees consider these needs when planning and providing care for the patient or when interacting with the patient or family.
Human development can be divided into eight stages. In each stage the individual has a primary task to accomplish or master. Each task is important throughout the life span but is most critical at a particular stage.
• Infant (0-1 year): The infant must learn to trust that his/her needs will be met.
• Toddler (1-3 years): The toddler must learn to develop a sense of himself as an independent person and gain self-confidence and self-control.
• Pre-school child (3-6 years): The pre-school child must develop a sense if initiating (being able to explore the world and start projects).
• School age child (6-12 years): The school age child must develop a sense to his/her own self-worth through accomplishments and interaction with others.
• Adolescent (13-20 years): the adolescent must develop his/her own identity.
• Young adult (21-43 years): The young adult must develop close relationships.
• Middle adult (44-65 years): The middle adult must develop a sense of community and assume responsibility for others.
• Older adult (65 years and older): The older adult must come to understand the meaning of his/her life in terms of what has been accomplished.

Texas County Memorial Hospital is a tobacco-free smoke-free facility.

Registered Nurse – Intensive Care Unit – Night Shift

Job Posting
Registered Nurse
Intensive Care Unit
Full-Time Status
Night Shift

Under the general supervision of the Director, the Registered Staff Nurse provides direct patient care to a group of patients using nursing knowledge and skills through the use of the nursing process. Practices under the Missouri Nurse Practice Act and hospital policies and procedures. Provides direct patient care to an assigned number of patients with an understanding of the age-specific developmental needs. Demonstrates behaviors which exemplify professional conduct and teamwork.

Under the general supervision of the Director, the Registered Staff Nurse provides direct patient care to a group of patients using nursing knowledge and skills through the use of the nursing process. Practices under the Missouri Nurse Practice Act and hospital policies and procedures. Provides direct patient care to an assigned number of patients with an understanding of the age-specific developmental needs. Demonstrates behaviors which exemplify professional conduct and teamwork.

Education:           Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. ADN, BSN

Experience:         Two years ICU experience preferred.  Experience with geriatric patients is also desired. Must possess and demonstrate good IV skills.  Basic telemetry monitoring skills.  Prefer one year of cardiac monitoring, but not required.  Ability to recognize cardiac arrhythmias and respond appropriately.

Licensure, Registration, Certification:  Current Missouri licensure.  ACLS, BLS, PALS certified.

Mental/Physical Requirements: (may be met with or without reasonable accommodations):  Considerable mental concentration required.  Standing, walking, sitting, lifting, turning carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, crouching, twisting, and reaching are required.  Must be able to lift 20 lbs. from floor and from overhead, 40 lbs. from waist height and be able to handle, move or transfer articles of 100 lbs. regularly and over 100 lbs. periodically; in concert with other employees/person(s) and/or lifting device; exercise good body mechanics in execution of essential duties, including appropriate back and neck posture.

Working Conditions:  Minimal physical discomfort. Moderate level of auditory distractions. Frequent exposure to communicable disease via blood and body fluids. Frequent exposure to infectious diseases, radiation, anti-neoplastic agents, and hostile persons at times. Works with sharps and other potentially biohazardous material. Ability to function under stress required.

Age-Specific Competencies: Persons generally grow and develop in stages that are related to their age. Age specific competence means that the employee is aware of physical, psychosocial and/or learning needs of patients of different ages. Employees consider these needs when planning and providing care for the patient or when interacting with the patient or family.

Human development can be divided into eight stages. In each stage the individual has a primary task to accomplish or master. Each task is important throughout the life span but is most critical at a particular stage.

  • Infant (0-1 year): The infant must learn to trust that his/her needs will be met.
  • Toddler (1-3 years): The toddler must learn to develop a sense of himself as an independent person and gain self-confidence and self-control.
  • Pre-school child (3-6 years): The pre-school child must develop a sense if initiating (being able to explore the world and start projects).
  • School age child (6-12 years): The school age child must develop a sense to his/her own self-worth through accomplishments and interaction with others.
  • Adolescent (13-20 years): the adolescent must develop his/her own identity.
  • Young adult (21-43 years): The young adult must develop close relationships.
  • Middle adult (44-65 years): The middle adult must develop a sense of community and assume responsibility for others.
  • Older adult (65 years and older): The older adult must come to understand the meaning of his/her life in terms of what has been accomplished.

 

Texas County Memorial Hospital is a tobacco-free smoke-free facility.

Certified Surgical Tech – Perioperative Services – PRN

Job Posting
Certified Surgical Tech
Perioperative Services
PRN

Under the general supervision of the Perioperative Services Supervisor, the OR Scrub Tech/Surgical Assistant is a professional caregiver who works with Anesthesia, surgeons and other surgical personnel in patient care before, during and after surgery.  The OR Scrub Tech/Surgical Assistant uses sterile technique and technical equipment to perform surgical procedures.  Assures operating suite is adequately prepared for procedures.  Monitor PAR levels of all surgical instruments and supplies.  Cleans and sterilizes all surgical instruments.  Participates in departmental staff meetings and performance improvement activities.

Education:  Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, Practical Nurse, or Surgical Technologist program preferred.  Current BCLS certification.

Experience:  Minimum one (1) year work experience in the OR/PACU setting is preferred, but not required.  Surgical Assistant should have a total of two (2) years scrub experience.

Licensure, Registration, Certification:  Current Missouri licensure.  RN, RNFA, LPN-IV, or CST/CFA.

Mental/Physical Requirements:  (may be met with or without reasonable accommodations): Considerable mental concentration required.  Nearly constant Standing, walking, sitting, lifting, turning carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, crouching, twisting, and reaching are required.  Must be able to lift 20 lbs. from floor and from overhead, 40 lbs. from waist height and be able to handle, move or transfer articles of 100 lbs. regularly and over 100 lbs. periodically; in concert with other employees/person(s) and/or lifting device; exercise good body mechanics in execution of essential duties, including appropriate back and neck posture.  Must have ability to pull retractors and hold patient extremities during surgery.  While on call, must be able to be present in hospital within thirty (30) minutes for STAT callback.

Working Conditions:  Frequent exposure to communicable disease via blood and body fluids.  Frequent exposure to infectious diseases, radiation, anti-neoplastic agents, and hostile persons at times.  Works with sharps and other potentially biohazardous material.

Age-Specific Competencies: Persons generally grow and develop in stages that are related to their age. Age specific competence means that the employee is aware of physical, psychosocial and/or learning needs of patients of different ages. Employees consider these needs when planning and providing care for the patient or when interacting with the patient or family.

Human development can be divided into eight stages. In each stage the individual has a primary task to accomplish or master. Each task is important throughout the life span but is most critical at a particular stage.

  • Infant (0-1 year): The infant must learn to trust that his/her needs will be met.
  • Toddler (1-3 years): The toddler must learn to develop a sense of himself as an independent person and gain self-confidence and self-control.
  • Pre-school child (3-6 years): The pre-school child must develop a sense if initiating (being able to explore the world and start projects).
  • School age child (6-12 years): The school age child must develop a sense to his/her own self-worth through accomplishments and interaction with others.
  • Adolescent (13-20 years): the adolescent must develop his/her own identity.
  • Young adult (21-43 years): The young adult must develop close relationships.
  • Middle adult (44-65 years): The middle adult must develop a sense of community and assume responsibility for others.
  • Older adult (65 years and older): The older adult must come to understand the meaning of his/her life in terms of what has been accomplished.

 

Texas County Memorial Hospital is a tobacco-free smoke-free facility.

RN/PACU Nurse – Operating Room – PRN

Job Posting
RN/PACU Nurse

Operating Room
PRN

Under the general supervision of the Perioperative Services Supervisor, the Circulating/PACU Nurse is a professional caregiver who provides direct patient care to pediatric through geriatric populations.  Addresses the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the surgical/PACU environments.  Communicates with surgeon and anesthetist continuously and as needed about patient condition.  Assists with the maintenance of surgical/PACU equipment and inventory.  Participates in performance improvement activities.  Assesses the Operating Room and PACU for equipment functioning and readiness, obtains supplies for individual cases, and ensures all appropriate needs of surgical/PACU teams are met.  Monitors, positions and assists patient throughout surgical experience and intercedes to maintain optimum homeostatis (pre, intra and postoperatively).

Education:  Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing:  Associate Degree, Diploma, or BSN required.  Current ACLS certification is required.  Current BLS is required.

Experience:  Minimum of one (1) year work experience in the OR/PACU setting is preferred, but not required.

Licensure, Registration, Certification:  Current Missouri registered nurse licensure.

Mental/Physical Requirements:  (may be met with or without reasonable accommodations):  Considerable mental concentration required. While on call, must be able to be present in hospital within thirty (30) minutes for STAT callback.  Standing, walking, sitting, lifting, turning carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, crouching, twisting, and reaching are required.  Must be able to lift 20 lbs. from floor and from overhead, 40 lbs. from waist height and be able to handle, move or transfer articles of 100 lbs. regularly and over 100 lbs. periodically; in concert with other employees/person(s) and/or lifting device; exercise good body mechanics in execution of essential duties, including appropriate back and neck posture.

Requirement: Must live within 30 miles of hospital to take call.

Working Conditions:  Frequent exposure to communicable disease via blood and body fluids.  Frequent exposure to infectious diseases, radiation, anti-neoplastic agents, and hostile persons at times.  Works with sharps and other potentially biohazardous material.

Age-Specific Competencies: Persons generally grow and develop in stages that are related to their age. Age specific competence means that the employee is aware of physical, psychosocial and/or learning needs of patients of different ages. Employees consider these needs when planning and providing care for the patient or when interacting with the patient or family.

Human development can be divided into eight stages. In each stage the individual has a primary task to accomplish or master. Each task is important throughout the life span but is most critical at a particular stage.

  • Infant (0-1 year): The infant must learn to trust that his/her needs will be met.
  • Toddler (1-3 years): The toddler must learn to develop a sense of himself as an independent person and gain self-confidence and self-control.
  • Pre-school child (3-6 years): The pre-school child must develop a sense if initiating (being able to explore the world and start projects).
  • School age child (6-12 years): The school age child must develop a sense to his/her own self-worth through accomplishments and interaction with others.
  • Adolescent (13-20 years): the adolescent must develop his/her own identity.
  • Young adult (21-43 years): The young adult must develop close relationships.
  • Middle adult (44-65 years): The middle adult must develop a sense of community and assume responsibility for others.
  • Older adult (65 years and older): The older adult must come to understand the meaning of his/her life in terms of what has been accomplished.

 

Texas County Memorial Hospital is a tobacco-free smoke-free facility.

Respiratory Therapist – Cardiopulmonary – PRN

Job Posting
Respiratory Therapist
Cardiopulmonary
PRN Status

Under the general supervision of the Cardiopulmonary Director, the RRT renders respiratory care and diagnostic procedures to patients as directed by the medical staff. Practice under the Missouri Respiratory Care Practice Act, hospital policies and procedures. Provides direct patient care to patients assigned to him \ her while on duty with an understanding of age-specific development needs of those patients.  Demonstrates behavior, which exemplifies professional conduct and teamwork.

The practice of Respiratory Care may include but not limited to;

  1. The administration of pharmacological, diagnostic and therapeutic agents related to respiratory care and prescribed by a licensed physician.
  2. Observing, examining, monitoring, assessment and evaluation of signs, symptoms and general physical responses to respiratory care procedures.
  3. Initiation of emergency procedures as outlined in hospital policy and within the scope of practice of a respiratory therapist.
  4. Initiation, monitoring, modification of ventilatory controls, and discontinuance or withdrawal on continues mechanical ventilation.
  5. Point of care testing.
  6. Specific diagnostic and testing techniques related to pulmonary disease within the scope of practice of a respiratory therapist. Other clinical or clerical duties that are performed within the Cardiopulmonary Department for which the therapist has special training. Each therapist will be required to be cross-trained in at least one of these other skills.

Education:  Graduate of two-four year AMA- approved Respiratory Care Program.

Experience:  Prefer one-year experience.

Licensure, Registration, Certification:  Registered by the National Board of Respiratory Care and licensed in the State of Missouri as a Respiratory Care Practitioner.  Required to have and maintain NALS and ACLS/BCLS certification.  Must be credentialed through NBRC.

Mental/Physical Requirements:  (May be met with or without reasonable accommodations):  Considerable mental concentration required for long periods of time.  Standing, walking, sitting, lifting, turning carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, crouching, twisting, and reaching are required.  Must be able to lift 20 lbs. from floor and from overhead, 40 lbs. from waist height and be able to handle, move or transfer articles of 100 lbs. regularly and over 100 lbs. periodically; in concert with other employees/person(s) and/or lifting device; exercise good body mechanics in execution of essential duties, including appropriate back and neck posture.

Working Conditions:  Constant exposure to infectious materials and other hazardous conditions.

Age-Specific Competencies: Persons generally grow and develop in stages that are related to their age. Age specific competence means that the employee is aware of physical, psychosocial and/or learning needs of patients of different ages. Employees consider these needs when planning and providing care for the patient or when interacting with the patient or family.

Human development can be divided into eight stages. In each stage the individual has a primary task to accomplish or master. Each task is important throughout the life span but is most critical at a particular stage.

  • Infant (0-1 year): The infant must learn to trust that his/her needs will be met.
  • Toddler (1-3 years): The toddler must learn to develop a sense of himself as an independent person and gain self-confidence and self-control.
  • Pre-school child (3-6 years): The pre-school child must develop a sense if initiating (being able to explore the world and start projects).
  • School age child (6-12 years): The school age child must develop a sense to his/her own self-worth through accomplishments and interaction with others.
  • Adolescent (13-20 years): the adolescent must develop his/her own identity.
  • Young adult (21-43 years): The young adult must develop close relationships.
  • Middle adult (44-65 years): The middle adult must develop a sense of community and assume responsibility for others.
  • Older adult (65 years and older): The older adult must come to understand the meaning of his/her life in terms of what has been accomplished.

 

Texas County Memorial Hospital is a tobacco-free smoke-free facility.

Registered Nurse – Med/Surg – Night Shift

Job Posting
Registered Nurse
Med / Surg
Full-Time Status
Night Shift

Summary:  Under the general supervision of the Med/Surg Director, the Registered Nurse provides direct and indirect patient care in the Medical/Surgical setting.  Communicates with physicians/nurse managers/co-workers about changes in in-patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology.  Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.  Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties with adequate supervision.

The Registered Nurse functions independently within the scope of the position.  Regular communication with Med/Surg Director and Director of Nursing.  The Charge Nurse provides direction of activities and guides priorities.  Must be highly motivated to complete assigned duties within prescribed time limits.  Uses extreme tact when dealing with patients, employees, other departments, physicians and the public.  Maintains a strong ethical code regarding patient’s rights as evidenced in documentation and professional attitude and behavior (i.e., privacy, confidentiality and empathy).  Must promote professional, positive and cooperative demeanor.

Education:  Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.  Charge nurse, one year of experience preferred.

Licensure, Registration, Certification: Current Missouri Licensure.  Current PALS, CPR, BLS and certification in ACLS.

Mental/Physical Requirements: (may be met with or without reasonable accommodations): Considerable mental concentration required.  Standing, walking, sitting, lifting, turning carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, crouching, twisting, and reaching are required.  Must be able to lift 20 lbs. from floor and from overhead, 40 lbs. from waist height and be able to handle, move or transfer articles of 100 lbs. regularly and over 100 lbs. periodically; in concert with other employees/person(s) and/or lifting device; exercise good body mechanics in execution of essential duties, including appropriate back and neck posture.

Working Conditions:  Minimal physical discomfort.  Moderate level of auditory distractions.  Frequent exposure to communicable disease via blood and body fluids.  Frequent exposure to infectious diseases and hostile persons at times.  Works with sharps and other potentially biohazardous material.  Ability to function under stress required.

Age-Specific Competencies: Persons generally grow and develop in stages that are related to their age. Age specific competence means that the employee is aware of physical, psychosocial and/or learning needs of patients of different ages. Employees consider these needs when planning and providing care for the patient or when interacting with the patient or family.

Human development can be divided into eight stages. In each stage the individual has a primary task to accomplish or master. Each task is important throughout the life span but is most critical at a particular stage.

  • Infant (0-1 year): The infant must learn to trust that his/her needs will be met.
  • Toddler (1-3 years): The toddler must learn to develop a sense of himself as an independent person and gain self-confidence and self-control.
  • Pre-school child (3-6 years): The pre-school child must develop a sense if initiating (being able to explore the world and start projects).
  • School age child (6-12 years): The school age child must develop a sense to his/her own self-worth through accomplishments and interaction with others.
  • Adolescent (13-20 years): the adolescent must develop his/her own identity.
  • Young adult (21-43 years): The young adult must develop close relationships.
  • Middle adult (44-65 years): The middle adult must develop a sense of community and assume responsibility for others.
  • Older adult (65 years and older): The older adult must come to understand the meaning of his/her life in terms of what has been accomplished.

 

Texas County Memorial Hospital is a tobacco-free smoke-free facility.

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