RN - ICU PCU Cardiovascular ICU Med/Surg - RN 01 (22384534)
For more details call on 856-316-0355 - Tim Samuel
Assesses, plans, implements, documents, organizes, prioritizes, delegates, supervises and coordinates care of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric as prescribed w/in parameters of NC Nurse Practice Act. All travelers required to float, as necessary.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Provides nursing care via nursing process for development, implementation and evaluation of nursing care. Collects and analyzes patient/significant other data. Completes admission database and ongoing assessment - collaboration with patients, significant others and other health care providers. Implements plan of care for each patient (utilizing clinical pathways where applicable) and individualizes to meet the age specific needs of patients/significant others. Identifies variances/makes adjustments in the plan of care based on evaluation of plan and effectiveness of nursing interventions. Documents and updates plan of care, nursing care, nursing interventions and patient response to care, and keeps healthcare team, patients and significant others informed. Contributes to discharge plan by identifying homecare needs. Recognizes changes in patients' conditions and revises plan of care appropriately. Demonstrates advanced competencies/critical thinking skills in day to day practice. Identifies and implements educational needs for patients/significant others.
Establishes caring and therapeutic nurse/healthcare team/patient/significant other relationships. Recognizes communication barriers, identifies resources and establishes plans - resolve barriers to communication. Demonstrates respect for diversity/cultural differences in patient/significant others related to age, ethnicity, gender, religion, socioeconomics, education, personality, or other unique variable. Formulate individualized plans to address individual needs re. diversity, cultural difference or other unique variables. Advocates for patient/significant other. Demonstrates skillful responses to customer needs based on particular context of situation.
Supports environment of evidence based practice/research/quality improvement. Demonstrates knowledge of Shared Governance accountabilities and principles, supports DSGC directly as a council member or indirectly by keeping informed of council activities/supporting council decisions, brings forth issues to council. Demonstrates knowledge of how to access reference documents containing policies, procedures, standards, and additional resources. Participates in QI/ Research activities based on role and major work activities outlined in the research point system guidelines. Demonstrates knowledge of department QI plan. Demonstrates understanding of resource management - implements opportunities. Collects QI data and participates in analysis/action plan development, incorporates changes into practice. Facilitates ongoing activities to meet/adhere to regulatory standards (TJC, DFS, OSHA).
Supervises other members of team. Contributes to supportive and healthy work environment. Holds self and others accountable for complying with policies, procedures and standards. Participates in learning needs assessments. Provides input into and supports precepting and mentoring process. Delegates appropriate tasks to support staff, ensure completion of delegated tasks - provides feedback as needed. Demonstrates team spirit and collegiality. Supervises select personnel in performance/pt care.
Demonstrates effective conflict resolution/negotiation skills.
RN License is required
AHA BLS is required
AHA ACLS is preferred
NIHSS is preferred
Telemetry experience required
EPIC and EKG testing required