Registered Nurse Job Description

Use this registered nurse sample job description template to advertise registered nurse vacancies at your company. Remember to change responsibilities and requirements based on the needs of your organization.

Registered Nurse Job Description

We are looking to hire a Registered Nurse to treat and care for our patients with compassion, empathy and understanding. Our medical facility is held to the highest of standards and as such, you must undertake the utmost duty of care for all patients.

To be successful in this role you must be able to work with minimal supervision, in a sometimes stressful environment, whilst always providing exemplary care.  Administering medication, maintaining accurate patient records, recording vital signs and monitoring changes in the patient's condition are integral to the role.

Responsibilities:

  • Care for and observe the condition of patients, making recommendations and adjustments to their health plan when necessary

  • Perform routine medical procedures and record the results

  • Adjust and administer patient’s medication according to physician’s orders

  • Order clinical tests and medical diagnostics

  • Maintain excellent hygiene and follow all safety procedures 

  • Provide medical care in emergencies and assist surgeons during operations

  • Implementing, planning, and assessing patient nursing care plans

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing

  • Proven experience as a registered nurse

  • Current state licensure as a registered nurse 

  • Excellent knowledge of nursing care methods and procedures

  • Communicate with care and empathy with patients and their families

  • Knowledge of emergency care

  • Responsible and compassionate

  • Excellent problem-solving skills



Sample Registered Nurse Interview Questions.

Once you receive applications to your registered nurse job post on DirectlyApply you will need to conduct an interview with each of the job seekers.