Responsible for delivery of quality patient care, assessment, patient problems list, planning care, implementation of care plan, evaluation of care, education of patient and family, excellent communication skills, exhibiting professional behavior, delegating, directing and supervision of patient care. Institutes appropriate nursing interventions, before physician examination, according to department policy and procedure. Facilitate patient flow within their department and communicates relevant information to the appropriate health care team, the patient and the family. Make assignments to licensed staff (LVN’s & RNs) and delegate to unlicensed staff in compliance with BNE rules for patients with predictable as well as unpredictable health needs. Implement standing pathway orders based on assessment at patient arrival. Facilitate use of the appropriate resources for support. Document legibly patient responses to treatments and medications and progress towards goals.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Current registered nurse license in the State of Texas, Current CPR, A Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing is preferred, National certification is preferred.
Acquires the following competency certification within 3 months of hire: Accu-Check Competency and CPR
Recommended the following certifications within 1 year of hire: Basic EKG
Recommended the following certifications: ACLS and PALS from the end of the probationary period to 24 months of hire
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