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The Registered Nurse facilitates relationship-centered,
compassionate, quality care to patients through competent clinical
practice and the application of the healing and science of
professional nursing. Optimizes health and healing, prevention or
resolution of illness, disability or injury, alleviation of
suffering, and advocacy in the care of individuals in conjunction
with interdisciplinary teams of Healthcare providers, family
members, and support systems. Exercises independent judgement in
utilizing the nursing process to assess, diagnose, identify
outcomes, plan, implement, and evaluate direct patient care in
accordance to ANA Standards of Professional Nursing Practice,
institutional policies and procedures, applicable laws and
All Registered Nurses have the authority, responsibility and
accountability for nursing practice and the advancement of nursing
practice, and are expected to abide by the Provisions of the Code
of Ethics for Nurses (ANA, 2010) as follows:
-The nurse, in all professional relationships, practices with
compassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth and
uniqueness of every individual, unrestricted by considerations of
social or economic status, personal attributes, or the nature of
-The nurse's primary commitment is to the patient, whether an
individual, family, group or community.
-The nurse promotes, advocates for, and strives to protect the
health, safety, and rights of the patient.
-The nurse is responsible and accountable for individual nursing
practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks
consistent with the nurse's obligation to provide optimum patient
-The nurse owns the same duties to self as to others, including
the responsibility to preserve integrity and safety, to maintain
competence, and to continue personal and professional growth.
-The nurse participates in establishing, maintaining, and
improving Healthcare environments and conditions of employment
conducive to the provision of quality Healthcare and consistent
with the values of the profession through individual and collective
-The nurse participates in the advancement of the profession
through contributions to practice, education, administration, and
-The nurse collaborates with other health professionals and the
public in promoting community, national, and international efforts
to meet health needs.
-The professional of nursing, as represented by associations and
their members, is responsible for articulating nursing values, for
maintaining the integrity of the profession and its practice, and
for shaping social policy.
Utilizes the ANA Nursing Process (2010) to perform the following
Collects comprehensive data pertinent to the Healthcare
consumer's health and/or the situation.
Analyzes the assessment data to determine the diagnosis or the
Identifies expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the
Healthcare consumer of the situation.
Develops a plan that prescribes strategies and alternatives to
attain expected outcomes.
Implements the identified plan. Ensures patient progression
Coordination of Care - coordinates care delivery.
Health Teaching and Health Promotion - employs strategies to
promote health and a safe environment.
Consultation - the advanced practice registered nurse and the
nursing role specialist provide consultation to influence the
identified plan, enhance the abilities of others and effect
Evaluates progress toward attainment of outcomes.
Follows the ANA Standards of Professional Performance
Systematically enhances the quality and effectiveness of nursing
Attains knowledge and competency that reflects current nursing
Evaluates one's own nursing practice in relation to professional
practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes, rules, and
Interacts with and contributes to the professional development
of peers and colleagues
Collaborates with patient, family and others in the conduct of
Integrates ethical provisions in all areas of practice
Integrates research findings into practice
Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost and
impact on practice in the planning and delivery of nursing
Provides leadership in the professional practice setting and the
Practices in an environmentally safe and healthy manner
Supports purpose, vision, and values of Monument Health.
Practices within the legal scope of a Registered Professional
Nurse as outlined by the state in which employment occurs and
delivers competent care consistent with standards / policies, laws,
Abides by the Provisions of the Code of Ethics for Nurses (ANA
Proficiently uses applicable technology and software to:
Support and document nursing activities and patient care;
Access other work-related applications necessary to be an
engaged and active associate of the organization, such as company
email, iLearn modules, employee engagement surveys, benefits and
compensation information, and policies and procedures.
Continuously seeks out opportunities to improve the quality of
patient care delivery through innovative and creative problem
All other duties as assigned.
Education - Associates degree in Nursing
Certifications - Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification -
American Heart Association (AHA); Registered Nurse (RN) - South
Dakota Board of Nursing
Experience - 5+ years of Registered Nurse Experience
Education - Bachelors degree in Nursing
Heavy work - Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally,
and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds
of force constantly to move objects. Possible exposure to blood,
bodily fluids, or tissues. Requires the ability to work designated
shift lengths (including 8 and 12 hours), which may include night
shifts or occasional irregular hours.
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Monument Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.