2 years RN experience required recently within Critical Care, Progressive Care, or Emergency Medicine. Licensed by New York State to practice as a Registered Nurse. BSN preferred.
Under indirect supervision, provides and coordinates health care and professional nursing services for patients and their families. Collaborates with other health care providers as needed.Refines skills of history-taking and assessment to collect patient data Assists in identification of patient problems and collaborates/participates in plan of care based on existing standards and long-term goals.
Anticipates potential patient and/or family problems and incorporates into plan of care. Incorporates families in care delivered as appropriate.
Implements nursing interventions to address comprehensive patient needs.
Works collaboratively with health care team to achieve patient outcomes.
Administers medications according to hospital and unit policies and procedures.
Maintains therapeutic environment. Evaluates patient and/or family response to care.
Communicates patient and/or family response to care to appropriate care providers and takes appropriate action. Communicates effectively in written, verbal and nonverbal interactions.
Discusses concerns or issues through appropriate communication channels.
Interprets policies, procedures and nursing care objectives to others in a clear manner
Documentation is organized, succinct, goal directed and reflects the patient condition and priorities of care.
Organizes and manages nursing care of assigned group of patients independently
Organizes time to support unit activity and provides assistance to others as needed
Uses available human resources appropriately
Identifies actual patient and/or unit-related problem areas
Seeks guidance to problem-solving and takes initial steps to solve identified problems
Effectively functions in the charge role when assigned
Follows unit and/or service guidelines for activities
Supervises staff nurses and ancillary personnel on a given shift
Coordinates clinical activities on a given shift and delegates appropriately.
Identifies learning needs of patient and/or family.
Assists in development of individual teaching programs for patients and/or families.
Interprets policies, procedures and nursing care objectives to others in a clear manner.
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