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RN Critical Care Weekend Option 7a-7p

Company: Baptist Health Louisville
Location: Madisonville
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description: Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 1. Demonstrates fiscal responsibility through appropriate use of resources 2. Adheres to unit dress code 3. Attends mandatory in-services and unit meetings 4. Maintains Annual Core Competencies 5. Communication 6. Assessment Admission and Physical 7. Formulates and implements Nursing Plan of Care 8. Makes appropriate decisions utilizing evidence based practice 9. Medication Administration and IV Therapy 10. Environment 11. Attends all required safety training programs and can describe his/her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety, specific job related hazards, and national patient safety goals. 12. Ensures positive customer relations interactions

  • Manages difficult or emotional customer situations Responds promptly to customer needs
    • Solicits customer feedback to improve service
    • Responds to requests for service and assistance
    • Meets commitmentsKey Accountabilities/competency Key Accountability Weight 1. Provides complete verbal report with appropriate information. Effectively communicates to other care providers/team members necessary information. Delegate tasks based on patient need and staff competency, and assure tasks are completed. Responds appropriately to customer requests. Transcribes or checks transcription of physician orders.2. Performs admission assessment and history taking, recognizing the individuals physical, emotional and educational needs. Performs ongoing physical assessment for purpose of evaluation of patient and patients response to care. Performs ongoing psychosocial and spiritual evaluation for purpose of identifying nursing diagnosis and making referrals.3. Formulates/Implements Nursing Plan of Care. Selects and implements nursing interventions based on assessment and nursing diagnosis. Prioritizes nursing plan of care on admission based on patients identified needs. Develops mutual goals with patient and family. Completes nursing plan of care/discharge plan in computer system4. Makes appropriate decisions utilizing evidence based practice. Recognizes changes in patients physical and emotional condition and institutes interventions. Makes decisions in crisis situations based on assessment and prompt intervention. Assumes and is accountable for delegation and supervising total patient care. Establishes realistic workflow priorities delegating appropriate tasks to assure work is completed within allotted time5. Initiates and discontinues IV therapy as directed. Changes IV bags and tubing and labels appropriately. Monitors level of IVF and observes site per policy. Demonstrates knowledge and ability to utilize IV infusion device as applicable. Administers and documents IV fluids and blood/blood products6. Demonstrates knowledge of expected outcome and side effects of all drugs administered. Demonstrates knowledge of special administration techniques (IM, Z-tract, Sub-Q, IV push). Documents patient response to pain medications. Counts and documents narcotics and follows through with problems. Documents medications administered per hospital policy and procedure. Successful completion of monthly medication newsletters.7. Supervises the proper care, use and repair of supplies, equipment and charges. Checks and documents emergency equipment preparedness per policy. Keeps patient room and hallways free of clutter. Disposes of soiled linen in appropriate container. Keeps nursing station clean and neat8. Performs professional responsibilities9. Acts as a professional role model at all times10. Functions as mentor for new employees11. Functions as team leader, team member or primary care giver performing patient care and various unit activities12. Makes decisions and adapts to unit changes precipitated by admissions and increased workloads13. Demonstrates ability to address staff/peers with concerns related to performance expectations and behaviors that may effect work environment, image, patient care and customer service14. Requests and accepts constructive criticism15. Accountable for accuracy and completion of all documentation requirements16. Documents all care given, including patient preparation and patient response to treatment17. Documents physical/emotional care rendered with patient response and/or outcome18. Provides effective care in a code or crisis situation19. Acts as a preceptor when applicable, identifying and following through with performance or knowledge deficits20. Communicates with others in completing work assignments and accomplishing department/unit goals. Utilizes appropriate channels of communication21. Monitors/ transcribes HEO for Physician entered orders. Keeps physician thoroughly informed of any sudden changes in patients condition or insidious changes requiring medical intervention. Consults ancillary services (Case Management, Social Services, etc) for evaluation and/or assistance. Communicates appropriate information to outside related agencies (policy, health department, etc.). Completes written reports with appropriate information22. Assess patient/family/SO interactions that may impact patient care. Recognizes pertinent and individual patient needs. Reevaluates on an ongoing basis nursing care based on progress towards goal, patient outcomes, and updates plan of care as necessary23. Performs and reinforces formal and informal patient teaching, utilizing available resources. Reinforces patient teaching, including teaching done by physician and other departments.24. Successful completion of Age Specific competencies for the gerontology, adult, adolescent and pediatric patient.25. Provides care/to the ventilator dependent patient26. Monitors EKG, invasive lines, hemo-dynamics and respiratory parameters of the critical care patient27. Biannual EKG and Sedation required28. Annual nursing, hospital wide and unit specific skills (which include Femstop and IABP)29. Maintains up to date BLS certification30. ACLS certification preferred within 3 months, not to exceed 6 months from date of hire.If you would like to be part of a growing family focused on supporting clinical excellence, teamwork and innovation, we urge you to apply now! Employees will be expected to comply with Baptist Healths infectious disease and vaccination policies, which include but may not be limited to compliance with BHS mandatory vaccination policies for influenza and COVID unless reasonable accommodations are needed under applicable law Baptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Keywords: Baptist Health Louisville, Evansville , RN Critical Care Weekend Option 7a-7p, Healthcare , Madisonville, Indiana

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