Registered Nurse

Employer
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Aug 31, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is currently recruiting for a full time Registered Nurse to join the Health Services Team. This is a 12-month first shift position and work hours are between 8am-6pm Monday - Friday with an occasional weekend day. The mission of the college health nurse is to enhance students’ higher education experience by modifying and removing health-related barriers to learning to make informed decisions about health related concerns and empowering students to be self-directed and well-informed consumers of health services.

Application of the nursing process are as follows:

Assessment:

The nurse will use evidence-based nursing to collect subjective and objective data about a patient to identify patient’s problems, risks and outcomes for enhancing health. Identify heath related barriers to learning

Diagnosis:

The nursing diagnosis is based on data obtained during the nursing assessment

Outcomes/Planning:

The nurse will prioritize nursing diagnoses according to severity and potential for causing serious harm. For each problem a measurable goal/outcome is then set. For each goal/outcome, the nurse selects nursing interventions that will help achieve the desired goal or outcome

Implementation:

The nurse will implement the plan of care and perform the determined interventions that were identified to help meet the goals/outcomes. Some tasks may be delegated to other individuals involved in the patient’s care

Evaluation:

The nurse will evaluate the patient’s progress toward achieving the goal/outcomes

Other responsibilities:

  • Engagement in evidence-based nursing practice
  • Understanding and complying with state licensure laws
  • Incorporation of self-care, health promotion, disease prevention and wellness theories
  • Promotion of patient rights and responsibilities
  • Complying with HIPAA and FERPA, privacy, and confidentiality requirements
  • Leveraging campus community services
  • Application of the principles of team building and consensus building skills
  • Use of active communication skills
  • Effective public speaking skills
  • Collaborate with campus professionals to facilitate programs that promote student and employee wellness
  • Knowledgeable on the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) to make informed decisions regarding the grounding and release of ill or injured flight students.
  • Responsible for documenting in electronic medical records (EMR) and in the flight line’s software program (ETA)


Qualifications :

Required Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in Nursing
  • Minimum of 5 years previous hospital, clinic or physician practice experience is required; will consider substituting a bachelor's degree for some of the experience
  • Must currently be licensed as a registered nurse in the State of Florida
  • Must also possess a basic life support certification
  • Understand healthcare systems and integration of new information and methodologies into current practice
  • Application of ethical principles and codes of professional practice as established by the Nurse Practice Act of Florida and relevant laws and regulations

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