Job Description

Location: Sharon Regional Hospital
Posted Date: 6/30/2020

Summary: The Registered Nurse is responsible for the holistic assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient care.

Job Responsibilities:

Accurately completes physical and psychosocial assessments of assigned patients. Implements nursing process to promote quality care based on assessed needs. Establishes a care plan by setting relaistic goals and outcome criteria in collaboration with the patient, family and health-care team

  • Chart documentation is accurate and complete
  • Provides appropriate care according to patient assessment
  • Actively participates and is adequately prepared for daily interdisciplinary rounds.

Demonstrates accountability for technical skills related to the CVU patient

  • Demonstrates proficiency in delivery of medications per all routes with accurate documentation
  • Provides expert care for the patient requiring CRRT
  • Provides expert care when responds to Rapid Assessment team calls
  • Provides expert care for the patient requiring cardio-respiratory resuscitation
  • Provides expert care for the patient requiring Therapeutic Hypothermia

Consistently communicates with patient/family regarding care. Educates patient/family members on a continuum from admission through discharge planning for home care

  • Updates family members accurately while maintaining patient confidentiality.
  • Accurately provides discharge instructions

Documentation: Accurately documents patient observations as evidenced by:

  • Documents vital signs, weights, I/O and pertinent patient observations
  • Documents patient assessments, diagnosis, plan of care, interventions and evaluation of patient response to care.
  • Documents health education given to patient and significant others that are relevant to plan of care.
  • Evaluates and documents patient responses to interventions and progress towards goals each shift.

Maintains safe practice for self, other staff members, patients and families.     

  • Maintains universal precautions and practices according to their guidelines.
  • Demonstrates proper attire for patients in isolation and consistently follow guidelines
  • Demonstrates use of safety device’s - floor mats, bed alarms, yellow bands, restraints when indicated base on pt score
  • Completes yearly competencies.
  • Completes hourly rounding
  • Consistently participates in Bedside Shift Report
  • Conducts Daily safety huddle

Supports unit cohesivesness by participating in unit activities. Encourages others to participate in unit activities.

  • articipates in one or more hospital/department committees.
  • Precepts new staff members
  • Attends 50% of staff meetings. Reads and initials meeting minutes monthly .

Demonstrates management skills in the coordination and prevision of health care.

  • Performs charge nurse duties as delineated in " Charge Nurse Duties".
  • Regularly discusses patient care assignments with team members to ensure quality care is maintained throughout shift
  • Assesses levels of skills and resources available to meet the established patient outcomes.
  • Delegates tasks and duties appropriately to ancillary staff members.
  • Regularly initiates provision of care by interacting with other services on the healthcare team.

The above statements reflect the general duties and are not to be considered as a detailed description of all the work assignments.

Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse licensed in PA
  • BLS, ACLS, NIHSS
  • Clearances as required by law

Benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K
  • Vacation time
  • Sick time

EOE

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