The Registered Nurse will be responsible for collaborating with the multidisciplinary team as a direct care provider and clinical expert. The RN will develop and implement practice guidelines, and maintain the established standards of care and practice through staff development, clinical improvement activities and patient/staff education. Manage patient care of an assigned group of patients in accordance with the philosophy and policies of the appropriate division. Nurses at Northside are professionals committed to patients/families and all members of the Healthcare team. Our nursing practice reflects the values of collaboration, communication, coordination, integration, and empowerment.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
A Professional Nurse:
- Promotes a positive image of nursing by exhibiting an attitude of compassion and caring.
- Demonstrates competence annually according to area of practice.
- Is accountable for own professional acts.
- Is accountable for his or her role in expected patient care outcomes.
- Delegates/Follows-up with technical support staff (PCTS, UCS, Nurse Externs). Also delegates to LPNs.
- Balances the needs of patients and staff across departments, in planning and coordinating patient care activities.
- Provides care and education to assigned patients, utilizing the nursing process within the scope of practice.
- Assesses, plans, evaluates, and improves clinical care in collaboration with other disciplines.
- Coordinates the care provided by all disciplines.
- Provides comprehensive nursing documentation and report.
- Practices assertive communication skills.
- Communicates effectively with patients, families, physicians, and other departmental personnel, and promotes collaboration among disciplines in coordinating patient care.
- Maintains fiscal responsibility.
- Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Immediately reports any mechanical or electrical equipment malfunctions, unsafe conditions, or employee/visitor/patient injury or accident to Manager.
- Shows a strong commitment to the service that nursing provides to the public.
1. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
2. Demonstrated proficiency in skills applicable to designated area within probationary period.
3. Certified in cardio‑pulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
License/Certification Requirements: Yes
Work Hours: 9a-5:30p
Weekend Requirements: No
On-Call Requirements: No