1.Utilizes assessment skills to gauge patient’s physical, emotional, spiritual, cultural, religious and environmental needs. Determines educational and discharge needs of patient and family.
2.Ensures safe, quality patient care by adhering to the policies of WFBMC, involving patients and their families in the care provided. Adheres to department-specific policy and procedures.
3.Collaborates with patients, families, and peers to identifying educational barriers. Effectively teaches patients and families about exams, procedures and sedation, as well as discharge instructions.
4.Maintains a safe and therapeutic healing environment through maintenance of patient privacy, providing customer satisfaction through responsive, respectful, accepting, and professional behavior. Utilizes and promotes the use of equipment and software designed to enhance safety of patients and staff, recognizing patients at risk and taking appropriate action.
5.Communicates plan of care effectively to health care team while ensuring complete, accurate, and timely written documentation of patient information.
6.Coordinates the effective and efficient delivery of patient care services through the application of time management skills and knowledge of care safety and quality. Identifies clinical priorities and initiates action to improve patient outcomes.
7.Demonstrates ability to function in a professional practice model through active participation in committees, promotion of a healthy work environment and acceptance of personal responsibility for professional growth. Collects quality improvement data and reports the results monthly. Helps identify areas which may warrant assessment and improvement.
8.Displays medical center values of excellence, compassion, service, integrity, diversity, collegiality and
Amount of time spent performing the following activities
Reaching with arms
Finger and hand dexterity
Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling:
20 lbs. maximum
50 lbs. maximum
X100 lbs. maximum
- May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases
- Occasionally exposed to radiation hazards
- Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances
- Subject to many interruptions
- Occasionally subjected to irregular hours
- Uses personal protective equipment
- Frequently exposed to the risk of blood-borne disease.
- Exposed to body fluids and wastes.
- Exposed to housekeeping/cleaning agents/chemicals
Hours: 16 hours per week
Schedule: Between Monday and Friday
Provides nursing care to patients using the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation). The staff nurse directs and leads other assigned team members and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to provide age/developmentally appropriate care in accordance with nursing standards of care and practice.
Education / Experience:
- Graduation from accredited school of nursing.
- Prefer critical care/ED experience.
- Prefer experience with procedural sedation.
Licensure, Certification and / or Registration:
- RN licensure in NC.
- Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required within one year.
"Performs and maintains competency for point-of-care testing as assigned, ensuring compliance with WFBH policies and with applicable state and federal regulations."
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