A Registered Nurse responsible and accountable for providing direct age specific patient care to assigned patients during the shift. The Registered Nurse follows the nursing process in the delivery of patient care. The Registered Nurse is responsible for the coordination of the team approach to patient care. The Registered Nurse provides clinical leadership for other nursing staff as assigned and performs related duties as required. Supervises LVN's, CNA's Unit Secretary, and other ancillary nursing personnel involved in the delivery of patient care. Reports to Charge RN / PCC and Nursing Director
Essential Job Duties:
Demonstrates competency in assessment skills for the patient population served including but not limited to:
EDU level and needs
Demonstrates ability to plan and coordinate care with patient/ significant others as well as other members of the health care team
Demonstrates ability to prioritize patient care problems and determine nursing interventions utilizing critical thinking in compliance with hospital policies and procedures, acceptable standards of practice and regulatory standards.
Provides and evaluates patient care throughout the continuum
Serves as a role model for the Mission, Vision and Values of the organization and fulfills other job duties as requested within Scope of Practice
Maintains current competencies as well as updated knowledge in specific area of practice
Exhibits customer and service oriented behaviors in every day work interactions.
Demonstrates a courteous and respectful attitude to internal workforce and external customers.
Provides accurate and timely written and verbal communication of clinical information in a manner that is understood by all involved in the delivery of patient care.
Able to listen, understand, problem-solve,and carry-out duties to ensure the optimal patient care outcomes.
Able to use IT systems in an accurate and proficient manner.
Contributes toward effective, positive working relationships with internal and external colleagues.
Demonstrates cooperation, flexibility, reliability, and dependability in all daily work activities and a willingness to collaborate with others for the good of the customer and the organization.
Bachelors degree preferred
Minimum of 1 year of current experience in area applying for
Current RN in good standing with the California Board of Nursing
Current BLS for Healthcare provider card
Current area specific certification required (i.e NALS, PALS, ACLS, NRP, AB508)
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/applicant in order to be considered.
Required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; and may taste and smell. The employee is regularly required to lift, push and/or pull weights in excess of 10 pounds, with assistance. Visual abilities, auditory abilities, must be intact to perform duties.
Associated topics: ambulatory, cardiothoracic, care, domiciliary, intensive care unit, maternal, neonatal, nurse, recovery, surgery
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