North Country Hospital

**Sign on Bonus Available for Experienced Candidates**

**Statement of Purpose**

The RN II, in addition to all RN I functions, duties and responsibilities, collaborates with other healthcare providers in overseeing an ongoing comprehensive plan of care for a complex patient or groups of patient. Anticipates consequences of altered physiologic homeostasis and utilizes advanced skills to initiate early interventions. Participates in identifying, planning and implementing changes to improve unit operations and patient care outcomes. Qualified to function in the role of preceptor. Assumes responsibility for continued professional development and shares knowledge with others. May apply for Clinical Ladder. See Clinical Ladder guidelines for levels.

**Job Requirements**

Education: Graduate of a nursing program: diploma, associate degree, or baccalaureate program. BSN preferred. Experience: 1-2 years of direct patient care as an RN, or after nurse residency or orientation program. Specific Departments: See Staff RN 1 requirements