Appropriately assesses, plans, implements and evaluates patient care, specific to population served
Follows policies/procedures, clinical practice standards pertinent to care, including emergency situations
Matches formal knowledge with clinical events to make decisions
Demonstrates the ability to provide competent, effective care
Seeks validation for clinical decisions, integrates input from other clinicians for decision making
Prioritizes and organizes work appropriately to effectively meet patient needs
Appropriately delegates to and supervises team members based on assessment of competencies, within scope of practice to ensure appropriate implementation of care
Collaborates & communicates relevant patient data to appropriate persons clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing (e.g. handoffs)
Effectively develops teaching plan and regularly integrates teaching into patient care
Recognizes available resources/tools for meeting patient/family needs
Completes assignments in an efficient and timely manner, requesting and utilizing resources appropriately
Documents patient assessment, plan, interventions and response in accordance with applicable policies and procedures
Communicates with Nurse Manager/ or designee about availability and management of supplies, system equipment and personnel resources at unit/department level
Demonstrates contribution to unit-based programs and strategies to monitor and continuously improve the quality of patient care
Optimizes use of staff (overtime, agency, skill mix, etc.) based on unit census and patient acuity
Shows commitment to learning new knowledge and skills to enhance service to patients/ families and achieve organizational goals
Implements and validates practices based upon current nursing evidence
Advances the profession by assisting in clinical education and orientation of other staff and students; may function as preceptor for new staff
Uses available resources to answer questions in regards to best practices, reflects upon practices on an ongoing basis
Identifies opportunities for improvement in processes of care and other improvements at a unit level
Actively participates in the collection and use of data and/or evaluation relative to unit-based performance improvements
Unit Specific Responsibilities:
Participates in selection of and completes all unit-specific competencies
Articulates Nursing Sensitive Indicators and quality goals for unit and describes role in accomplishing expectations; describes role and participates in quality improvement initiatives.
Experience Minimum Required
Graduate of accredited nursing program with RN licensure.
Education Minimum Required
AS, RN program completion
BSN or enrollment in BSN program
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