RN-Head Nurse

at Baptist Memorial Health Care in SOUTHAVEN, Mississippi, United States

Job Description

Job Summary

Coordinates and provides care utilizing the critical thinking framework known as the nursing process. The nursing process forms the foundation of the nurse’s decision making to help partner with patients/families to attain, maintain and restore health whenever possible. Blends caring, compassion, knowledge and integrity to provide safe quality care that preserves patient autonomy, dignity and rights. Assists manager by providing clinical leadership for nursing employees on an assigned unit to maintain continuity of nursing care in conjunction with the hospital/nursing mission, goals, policies and procedures. Works in collaboration with the Manager/Director/CNO to ensure goal attainment. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Population Served

Job Responsibilties

Job Responsibilities

Assesses the patient

Develops the plan of care.

Implements the plan of care.

Evaluates the plan of care.

Administers medications as prescribed.

Provides patient, family, and/or significant other health teaching/education.

Participates in activities designed to improve health care delivery.

Communicates/collaborates with others in providing patient care.

Provides clinical leadership

Supports life long learning

Completes assigned goals


DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired

Minimum of 2 years experience on current unit or in like setting/specialty area.


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Special Skills

DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired

Computer literacy


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BOT Position Code #: 7205

Department Name: DC Nurs Office

External Company Name: Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation

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Telecommute: No

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Job Posting: JC193247498

Posted On: Sep 25, 2021

Updated On: Oct 15, 2021