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Registered Nurse (RN) - Med/Surg (Days)

Job Details

Washington Regional Med. Ctr. - Fayetteville, AR
Full Time
RN License - Unencumbered
Nursing Services


Position Summary

The role of the Registered Nurse (RN) reports to the Unit Manager and Director of Nursing. This position is responsible for coordinating and ensuring the total nursing care of assigned patients including assessment, planning, implementation, and documentation.  This position is responsible for delegating to and supervising the job classes including, but not limited to: student nurse, nursing assistant, and licensed practical nurseThis position assists in the orientation of new staff and clinical supervision of nursing students.  This position assists in achieving patient quality of care, national patient safety, regulatory agency, and budgetary goals. 


Essential Position Responsibilities

  • Perform a comprehensive and accurate patient assessment using evidence-based assessment tools
  • Provide nursing care according to plan and undertakes clinical practice skills in a competent and safe manner
  • Identify changes in patient’s condition and report to appropriate providers
  • Monitor the care that patients receive
  • Maintain patients’ medical records through complete and accurate documentation
  • Float among various clinical services, where qualified and competent
  • Evaluates patient’s progress toward expected clinical outcomes, including treatments and health education, in collaboration with the patient and the health care team



  • Education: Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing program
  • Licensure and Certifications: Arkansas RN license & CPR, required.
  • Experience: This position is available to both new graduate nurses and experienced nurses


Work Environment: This position will spend 80% of the time walking and/or standing while pushing, pulling, lifting, and/or carrying up to 50 lbs. This position will spend 20% of the time sitting while performing work in a standard office environment. This position will be exposed to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, and radiation. This position serves a cultural and linguistically diverse patient population.