Merrick Medical Center
  • Nursing
  • Central City, NE, USA
  • Competitive
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full benefits available including health, dental, vision, disability plans and pension

This position provides general nursing care to patients in the hospital in accordance with the current federal and state guidelines to provide appropriate care for patients by performing the following duties: 

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Explains procedures and treatments to patient to gain cooperation, understanding, and allay apprehension.
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques.
  • Prepares equipment and aids Physician during treatment and examination of patient.
  • Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of patient.
  • Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or Physician of patient's condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.
  • Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal and assess condition of patient.
  • Responds to life saving situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures, and protocol.
  • Documents nursing history and physical assessment for assigned patients.
  • Initiates a patient education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient, as prescribed by Physician and/or hospital policy including patient and family instruction.
  • Rotates among various clinical services of institution such as surgery, orthopedics, outpatient and admitting, pediatrics, and psychiatry.
  • Makes beds, bathes and feeds patients.
  • Participates in department or unit quality improvement activities.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. 

Experience: Or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Certificates & Licenses: Certified through the state of Nebraska as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse

Hours:  Full time day and night positions available.  (3) shifts per week and every 3rd weekend.  Flexible scheduling!

Merrick Medical Center
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