Under general supervision, provides nursing care in a hospital to a
variety of patients with health problems ranging from simple to complex.
Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities
with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.
Assumes responsibility for an assigned group of patients.
Documents patient responses to nursing interventions and prescribed
medical treatments; notes all changes in physician order on assigned
Assists physician in the examination of patients and in performing minor
diagnostic procedures and treatment.
Obtains and monitors physiological data of patients, observes the
physiological manifestations of patients and intervenes when necessary.
Administers medication as prescribed. Initiates, regulates and monitors
intravenous infusions and blood products.
Delivers patient care competently.
Interacts with family and patient in sharing care plan while in the
hospital and at time of discharge.
Informs patient and family of hospital procedures.
Makes referral regarding patient care needs to appropriate
Delegates tasks to support staff.
other duties as assigned