12 Hour Day Shift
In accordance with the mission of Diley Ridge Medical Center, and within the Scope of the Nurse Practice Act, the Registered Nurse will provide care in an atmosphere sensitive to each person’s physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs. The Registered Nurse, functioning in the spirit of teamwork, is accountable for the delivery of patient care, utilizing the Nursing Process within the standards, policies, procedures and guidelines of the Organization.
Functioning in the spirit of teamwork and cooperation, responsible and accountable for the delivery of care and services to patients served within the Medical Center campus, this may include acceptance of duties, responsibilities and / or special projects not specified within this .
Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)
Education: Graduate from a school of nursing, BSN preferred.
Licensure / Certification: Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio.
Experience: Previous health care experience, in an acute hospital setting preferred.
Demonstrates the ability to plan, organize and manage patient care, including delegation to and supervision of other members of the patient care team.
Demonstrates effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
BLS Healthcare Provider, required upon employment.
ACLS required, or willing to complete with in first year of employment.
PALS required, or willing to complete with in first year of employment if hired into the Emergency Dept .
Job Related Skills: Good communication, human relationship, & team orientation skills when dealing with co-workers, patients, families, physicians, and general public. Job Relationships Reports to: Director of Patient Care Services, Assistant Clinical Manager, Charge Nurse or designee Supervises: Directs licensed & unlicensed staff in work related activities and contributes to performance appraisals as requested by the Director of Patient Care Services / Assistant Clinical Manager / President/COO. Job Responsibilities Essential Responsibilities:
Exhibits the Service Excellence Behavior Standards:
Role modeling excellence for all to see.
Provides for periodic rounding on patients & families, providing updates and initiating service recover on identified issues. For example: demonstrates friendliness and courtesy, effective communication creates a professional environment and provides first class service.
Delivers patient care for an assigned group of patients, utilizing the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation & evaluation).
CLIA-waived testing (i.e.) point of care glucose.
Accepts responsibility for the direction of co-workers and support staff in the implementation of patient care.
Communicates pertinent clinical information to appropriate members of the patients care team.
Keeps patient & families appraised and updated. Establishes and maintains positive communication with patients and families.
Coordinates & facilitates patient and family education.
Identifies discharge needs, participates in planning & completes discharge, transfer & continuity of care forms as appropriate to ensure a coordinate hand off of patient care.
Verifies and implements physician & other licensed independent practitioner orders.
Administers medications according to the organization’s standards, policies, procedures, and/or guidelines.
Initiates appropriate emergency procedures and administers life-supporting drugs / treatments under the direction of a physician.
Practices positive patient identification.
Maintains equipment appropriate to the care environment.
Collaborates with physicians and other health care disciplines regarding the patient’s plan of care. Initiates appropriate non-physician consults (i.e. dietary, social services, chaplain, etc.).
Provides accurate and complete in accordance with standards, policies, procedures and guidelines.
Utilizes computer systems, appropriate to position effectively.
Appropriate use of the internet and intranet.
Assumes responsibility to facilitate improvements in patients care, staff & physician relationships and the working climate.
Responsible & accountable for professional development and the maintenance of licensure.
Assumes responsibility for own education.
Assists in orientation of new staff & supports student experience as requested.
Accepts charge nurse responsibility as assigned.
Assists in maintenance of departmental compliance with continuous regulatory readiness.
Other Job Responsibilities:
Responsible for compliance with Organizational Integrity through raising questions and promptly reporting actual or potential wrongdoing.
Participates in and coordinates with organizational process to collect and evaluate information about hazards and safety practices that are used to identify safety management issues. Adheres to established policies and procedures, which may include wearing of personal protective equipment.
Participates in and fosters a performance improvement approach that includes both intradepartmental and interdepartmental activities.
Exhibits a customer service and community focus.
Fosters a climate that will assist Diley Ridge Medical Center to fulfill its mission.
All other duties as assigned.
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