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 another 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.
Cynet Health is a TJC Certified and one of the leading Staffing & Recruiting Service companies in the Washington DC Metro area. Headquartered in Sterling, Virginia, we are a certified Minority-Owned Business Enterprise and a recognized diversity supplier. With over one hundred in-house recruiting staff, Cynet Health caters to more than 3000 hospitals, health & wellness centers, pharmacies, and medical facilities across 50 states in the United States.