The Clinical Level II Nurse functions as a caregiver for a specific patient population in order to achieve desired outcomes. This position focuses on expanding knowledge and skills, provides effective direct care as part of the interdisciplinary team to a variety of complex patients. This position directs and oversees the care provided by other caregivers through delegation, validation, evaluation, and coordination. This position effectively coordinates patient care/unit activities among nursing peers, physicians and support services.
Essential Generic Job Functions(List in order of importance):
- Demonstrate familiarity with the shared governance model and the blue print for professional nursing.
- Consistently and independently prioritizes and delivers dependable and effective patient centered care in a variety of patient situations, from common to complex utilizing the nursing process.
- Performs ongoing assessment by demonstrating refined assessment skills, integrating appropriate data sources.
- Plans individualized patient care based on assessment and implements plan to meet immediate needs in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team.
- Evaluates patient’s response to interventions and adjust the plan of care accordingly.
- Accurately documents the components of the nursing process per HUMC policy in a timely manner.
- Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively by identifying barriers to communication and seeks assistance in facilitating communication.
- Identifies ethical issues in the practice setting and brings them to the attention of other team members.
- Utilizes clinical policy/procedures as well as other practice references on HUMC intranet as resource to deliver proper patient care and achieve desired outcomes.
- Discusses care as it relates to evidence-based practice.
- Recognizes and responds to opportunities to promote and market HUMC.
- Recognizes and responds to opportunities to enhance patient satisfaction.
- Adheres to American Nurses Association Code for Nurses with Interpretive Statements.