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Position : Medical-Surgical Nurse

Implements the nursing process with patients including carrying our physicians orders regarding diet, medication and treatment in accordance with hospital standards of care

Performs assessments; monitors and ensures quality care through observation and evaluation; documents nursing interventions on care plans and medical records, and reports findings to physicians as needed

Instructs patients, staff and family members regarding treatments, nursing plans and related patient care

Distributes and maintains records of controlled drugs and insures their security

Responds to emergencies; maintains availability of medications and supplies; ensures cleanliness of equipment and environment

May participate as a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team in the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of patient care

May participate in the development and review of policies and procedures

Assists in resolving charge discrepancies as directed

Performs other duties as assigned