Under the general direction of the Department Director or Director and in accordance with standards of care and practice established by the Nursing Organization and, the specific department; the rules, regulations and/or standards established by the State Board of Nursing, the Joint Commission and appropriate specialty organizations relevant to the patient population under care, the Clinical Nurse I performs the following functions:
Assessment: Interviews the patient and/or family to obtain a comprehensive history and to obtain data about patient’s development status, behavior, cultural, and health concerns. Examines the patient to obtain objective physical data. Reviews clinical data from diagnostic studies and previous records. Completes a physical and psychosocial assessment based on interview, examination and review of clinical data. Based on assessment, identifies nursing diagnoses/patient care problems. Documents data and assessment on appropriate form according to instructions. Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team to address patient needs. Reassesses patient status at established time frames and as indicated by the patient’s status. Reports status and changes in status as appropriate. Assesses potential for development of crisis situations and asks for assistance.
Education: • Graduate of an approved school of nursing.
Experience: • None
Licensure/Certification: • Current registration in the State of NH as a Registered Nurse. • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required. • Must attend a 2-day Chemotherapy and Biotherapy course and successfully pass the course post-test, and complete the online course evaluation to earn the Provider Card affiliated with this course within one year from date of hire.
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