Coordinates and delivers patient care using the health care team philosophy practice model. Coordinates and does patient teaching and discharge planning. Coordinates activities with ancillary departments. Maintains standards of department and the hospital. Provides the best possible nursing care by planning, organizing, and directing the nursing functions of patients on the unit. Initiates and implements patient care plan. Makes nursing assignments appropriate to the skill level of employees. Maintains acceptable standards of patient care.Identifies problems and guides personnel to their solution. Creates a working climate that provides growth and job satisfaction of personnel. Accurately and promptly implements physicians' orders. Administers medications and intravenous solutions skillfully and correctly. Maintains the standards of accurate and complete recording and reporting. Arranges to have needed supplies and equipment on hand. Participates in planning changes and improvements. Participates in hospital safety programs. Supports and enforces infection control policies and procedures. Is resourceful and calm in emergencies. Participates in orientation and in-service training for personnel. Participates in unit and department performance improvement plan. Assists in reviewing and revising policies and procedures. Maintains and respects patients' privacy by maintaining confidentiality of all information regarding patients, families, physicians and hospital personnel. Displays concern and initiative.Observes and supports hospital policy. Is prompt and efficient with minimal absences. Cooperates and maintains good rapport with nursing staff, medical staff, other departments, and visitors.
Minimum Education & License
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Must hold current MS RN licensure with the ability to make decisions and initiate action under stress and in critical situations. Current CPR certification. Effective verbal and written communication skills.