DATE POSTED: July 15, 2021
JOB STATUS: Temporary with Benefits
SALARY: $4,024/Monthly Salary (HE08A)
JOB LOCATION: Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital, Kapaa, Kauai, Hawaii
FUNCTION: This position works in a nursing unit of a hospital, clinic or long term care facility and is responsible for independently performing the full range of practical nursing care and related technical work. The position may work on rotating shifts and in a variety of care units (e.g., medical, surgical, LTC, etc.).
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements. Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience are credited based on a 40-hour workweek.
Prerequisite Qualifications Required for the Full Performance Level:
One (1) year of progressively responsible work experience in a hospital or similar health institution as a (1) licensed practical nurse, (2) licensed vocational nurse, or (3) registered professional nurse. Such work experience must have involved the performance of a variety of personal care, nursing care and related technical work for a caseload of patients and required and demonstrated possession of the knowledge of practical nursing principles and practices including patient age groups and the developmental process characteristic of these age groups; and the ability to apply them in providing care/treatment that is appropriate to the age, medical condition and/or developmental status of the patients served; and observe, record and report on the general and specific physical and mental conditions of the patients, and the signs and symptoms which may be indicative of significant changes in the condition of such patients.
Ability to: Apply practical nursing principles and practices; read, write, speak, understand and communicate effectively with others in English; maintain records and prepare reports; respond quickly and take appropriate action in emergencies; follow oral and written instructions; establish and maintain effective relationships with other staff, patients and others.
License: Valid license with the State of Hawaii as a practical nurse at the time of appointment.
Certification Required: Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Workers must be obtained within six (6) months of employment.
WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must be physically able to perform, efficiently and effectively, the essential duties of the position which typically require the ability to read without strain printed material the size of typewritten characters, glasses permitted, and the ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid, or the ability to compensate satisfactorily.
Mental/Emotional Requirements: All applicants must possess emotional and mental stability appropriate to the job duties and responsibilities and working conditions.
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