Job Purpose: The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for meeting patient's priority needs by assessing, participating in interdisciplinary care planning, providing and /or delegating care and evaluating patients' responses and progress toward clinical outcomes. The Staff RN contributes to an efficient and effective work environment through activities including professional communication and documentation, preceptoring and/or resourcing of others.
1. Commits to the mission, vision, beliefs and consistently demonstrates our core values.
2. Initiates assessment and reassessment based on the patient's presenting problems/needs in accordance with Grand Island Regional Medical Center's procedures.
3. Synthesizes pertinent initial and ongoing patient data to identify nursing priorities for care and desired outcomes/goals.
4. Integrates appropriate standards of care into the patient's plan of care based on the diagnosis and age-specific needs.
5. Executes therapeutic and/or supportive interventions.
6. Provides education for the patient and family to meet identified patient needs according to their needs, abilities, preferences and readiness to learn.
7. Evaluates the patient's response to and effectiveness of interventions.
8. Evaluates patient's progress toward established outcomes.
9. Incorporates cultural considerations into the plan/delivery of care.
10. Includes family or significant others in the care of the patient as appropriate.
11. Documents patient care and related information according to Grand Island Regional Medical Center procedures for documentation.
12. Provides care in conjunction with other members of the interdisciplinary team.
13. Facilitates patient's transition to the next level of care.
14. Assumes responsibility in a shared or delegated assignment and supports team member's practices through timely communication.
15. Serves as a role model to colleagues, students and other care providers.
16. Actively participates in continued learning opportunities and continued self-development pertinent to the work unit and duties of the job.
17. Performs other related duties as assigned.
1. Maintains clinical competency as required for the unit of assignment including but not limited to age-specific competencies relative to patient's growth and developmental needs and annual skill competency verification.
2. Knowledge of federal and state regulations related to nursing applications and relative practice area.
3. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
4. Ability to supervise, provide instruction and evaluate the work of subordinate patient care staff.
5. Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information.
6. Ability to exercise professional judgment, courtesy and tact in daily interactions with others.
7. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with health care team members and diverse patient populations.
8. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment relevant to changing patient needs, including work with patients with acute, chronic, and complex disease processes, and those who are dying.