Registered Nurse
U.S. Army Medicine Civilian Corps - Fort Sam Houston, TX

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Performs the full range of professional nursing duties. Assigns nursing staff to patient care duties based on scope of practice, competency level and available personnel. Monitors and oversees nursing staff performance to assure work and nursing care is accomplished in a timely and safe manner. Provides advice, assistance, counsel and instruction to nursing personnel. Ensures appropriate patient education and documentation occurs during shift. Assesses the patient's and/or family's learning needs and the patient's and/or family's abilities and readiness to learn. Independently teaches patient and family about procedures, medications, disease processes and diagnosis. Documents patient assessment, allergies, vital signs, patient and/or significant other's knowledge of the procedure, patient responses (positive and negative), instructions/teaching and patient's understanding.
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