Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
A professional nurse who possesses and demonstrates the ability to assess patients using the nursing process. Develops a Plan of Care that is consistent with the needs appropriate to the age of the patient. Independently sets priorities and implements nursing activities in an accurate, safe, and timely manner. Is able to delegate activities appropriately to other team members. Evaluates and documents the effectiveness of nursing and medical interventions. Formulates, implements and documents an individual teaching plan for each patient. Provides patient care in a cost effective high quality manner.
Director, Same Day Surgery
Ages of Patients
Blood Borne Pathogens
Required: BSN or MSN or enrollment in an RN-BSN or RN-MSN program within 1 year of hire and completion within 5 years of hire if hired after July 1, 2012
Required: California RN license; Completion of RNFA Didactic Course; American Heart Association BLS and ACLS.
Preferred: 1 to 2 years experience in the area of specialty or in area of higher acuity or participation in internship program/course.
- Demonstrates knowledge of Department of Nursing performance improvement and patient safety goals.
Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
Performs physical assessment on patients.
Develops plan of care based on assessment.
Demonstrates implementation skills in accordance with EMH Standards of Care, policies, procedures, and Nurse Practice Act.
Evaluates effectiveness of nursing and medical interventions.
Demonstrates ability to change intervention strategies when expected outcomes not met.
Consistently documents in accordance with EMH policies and procedures.
Consistently administers medications and documents in compliance with medication administration policies and procedures.
Demonstrates competency in the operation of equipment specific to clinical area.
Provides accurate and precise reporting of patient condition and changes in a timely manner to physicians.
Formulates, implements, and documents an individual teaching plan for each patient.
Initiates discharge planning upon admission and throughout hospitalization in conjunction with Case Manager where appropriate.
Completes age specific competency annually.
Adheres to guidelines for change of shift report and internal transfer of patient care.
Mandatory patient rounds before and after each shift.
Complies with departmental plan to meet budget goals.