HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse - RN Geriatrics NIGHTS in Gulfport, Mississippi

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES – The registered nurse holds shift accountability to provide direct patient care by utilization of the nursing process in accordance with the established policies and procedures of Garden Park Medical Center, maintains clinical competencies through continuing education, and delegates patient care priorities commensurate with the education and experience of available staff.


  1. Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.

  2. Carries out physician orders.

  3. Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.

  4. Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.

  5. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.

  6. Instructs and educates patients and families.

  7. Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.

  8. Provides age and culturally appropriate care.

  9. Orients and mentors new staff members.

  10. Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

  11. Practice and adhere to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”.

    EDUCATION – Graduate from an accredited professional nurse program.

    EXPERIENCE – At least 6 months nursing experience strongly preferred

    CERTIFICATE/LICENSE – Must possess a current Registered Nurse license from the State of Mississippi; current BCLS certification

Title: Registered Nurse - RN Geriatrics NIGHTS

Location: Mississippi-Gulfport-Garden Park Medical Center

Requisition ID: 06212-2816