Parkview Health Registered Nurse in Fort Wayne, Indiana
The Clinical Decision Unit is a 24 hour observation unit.
Summary: Independently plans and provides excellent professional nursing care for patients in accordance with physician orders, established hospital and departmental policies and procedures, American Nurses Association Standards of Clinical Practice, Indiana Nurse Practice Act, and the ANA Code of Ethics.
Education: Effective 04/19/15, must be a graduate of an accredited ASN or BSN program. Nurses with ASN, hired/rehired or transferred from a non-nursing position on or after April 19, 2015 must obtain BSN from an accredited program within five years of employment or will not be eligible to continue nursing employment with Parkview. Effective 12/1/17, must be a graduate of an accredited ASN or BSN program. Nurses with ASN, hired/rehired or transferred from a non-nursing position on or after 12/1/17 must obtain BSN from an accredited program within three years of employment or will not be eligible to continue nursing employment with Parkview. Acceptable accrediting agencies are Commission on Collegiate Education in Nursing (CCNE) or Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Must complete hospital General Orientation, Patient Care Orientation and Unit specific orientation as provided and required.
Licensure/Certification Valid Indiana Registered Nurse license required. Must have current CPR certification. Additional certifications may be required for specified areas.
Experience: Additional experience required depending on area of specialty.
Other Qualifications: Must have good verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to lift 50 pounds, assist with 100 pounds. Lifting requirements may be heavier for specified departments.