Reports to the Director or Manager. Provides professional nursing services in area of assignment. Assesses the needs of patients and initiates, implements and evaluates individualized plans of care. Collaborates with other professional, clinical and ancillary staff in providing compassionate and quality care to patients.
MISSION, VALUES and SERVICE GOALS
MISSION: We deliver outstanding care, inspire health, and connect with heart.
VALUES: Trust. Respect. Integrity. Compassion.
SERVICE GOALS: Personally connect. Keep everyone informed. Be on their team.
Education and Experience
The knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated below are acquired through successful completion of an accredited nursing program and in obtaining state licensure to practice as an RN. Candidates hired after January 1, 2014 must have or obtain a BSN within five (5) years of employment as a Registered Nurse or will have the option to become certified in their area of specialty. The certification must be maintained based off of accrediting body standards.
Knowledge & Skills
Demonstrates a high level of knowledge, interdisciplinary planning and competency in performing nursing care procedures, assessments, treatment and techniques.
Demonstrates advanced analytical skills necessary to solve complex problems and make decisions related to patient care.
Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills necessary to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, patients, visitors, physicians and others.
Demonstrates ability to communicate, both verbally and in writing, in a clear and concise manner.
Requires an understanding of the need to be responsive and reasonably adaptable for scheduling purposes, when necessary, due to extenuating circumstances in support of co-workers and department functions.
Requires the ability to work independently, take initiative and be self-motivated.
Works in a patient care environment requiring physical exertion, frequent changes in job demands, and certain undesirable patient care activities.
May be exposed to bio-hazards.
Must be able to report to work location within 30 minutes when on call (required by specific departments).
Requires the physical ability and stamina (i.e. to walk/stand for prolonged periods of time, push carts/wheelchairs up to 50 pounds, to position/lift patients at a maximum of 35 pounds unassisted, over 35 pounds requires assistance, provide CPR, etc.) to perform the essential functions of the position.