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RN 3 East Weekend Program 7p-7a, 36 hrs per week

Company: Baptist Health System KY & IN
Location: Madisonville
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:1.Communication2.Assessment - Admission and Physical3.Formulates and Implements Nursing Plan of Care4.Makes appropriate decisions utilizing evidence based practice.5.Medication Administration and IV Therapy6.Maintains safe environment7.Performs professional responsibilities8.Education of Patient and Family9.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.10.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/competencyKey AccountabilityWeight1.Provides complete verbal report with appropriate information. Effectively communicates to other care providers/team member's necessary information. Delegate tasks based on patient need and staff competency, and assures tasks are completed. Responds appropriately to customer requests2.Performs admission assessment and history taking, recognizing the individual's physical, emotional and educational needs. Performs ongoing physical assessment for purpose of evaluation of patient and patient's 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 patient's 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 patient's 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 time.5.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 products.6.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. Utilizes pyxis for narcotic counts and follows through with any discrepancies. 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 responsibilities . Acts as a professional role model at all times. Functions as mentor for new employees. Functions as team leader, team member or primary care giver performing patient care and various unit activities. Makes decisions and adapts to unit changes precipitated by admissions and increased workloads.9.Performs and reinforces formal and informal patient teaching, utilizing available resources. Reinforces patient teaching, including teaching done by physician and other departments.10.Communicates with others in completing work assignments and accomplishing department/unit goals. Utilizes appropriate channels of communication11.Transcribes or checks transcription of physician orders. Keeps physician thoroughly informed of any sudden changes in patient's 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 (Nursing Homes, health department, etc.). Completes written reports with appropriate information12.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 necessary.13.Accountable for accuracy and completion of all documentation requirements. Documents all care given, including patient preparation and patient response to treatment. Documents physical/emotional care rendered with patient response and/or outcome. Provides effective care in a code or crisis situation. Acts as a preceptor when applicable, identifying and following through with performance or knowledge deficits14.Demonstrates ability to address staff/peers with concerns related to performance expectations and behaviors that may effect work environment, image, patient care and customer service. Requests and accepts constructive criticism15.Demonstrates fiscal responsibility through appropriate use of resources. Adheres to Nursing Department dress code. Attends mandatory in-services and unit meetings16.Maintains up to date annual Core and Nursing Department/Unit Specific Competencies17.Maintains up to date annual Age-Specific Competencies for the gerontology and adult population18.Maintains up to date BCLS certificationIf 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 Health's 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 lawBaptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Keywords: Baptist Health System KY & IN, Evansville , RN 3 East Weekend Program 7p-7a, 36 hrs per week, Human Resources , Madisonville, Indiana

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