Company: Marvel Medical Staffing
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 25, 2023
Job Summary: Safety/Risk Management: 1. Complies with JCAHO patient
safety goals. Adheres to OSHA standards regarding appropriate
safety regulations and procedures. 2. Utilizes safe techniques for
patient mobility. 3. Complies with medication administration as per
hospital policies and procedures. Barcode compliance greater than
95%. 4. Performs patient hand offs utilizing patient safety tools
(SBAR, Report at Bedside, Hourly Rounding, etc.) both from
shift-to-shift and interdepartmentally 5. Attends all mandatory
in-services and completes all mandatory MyEducation assignments
within the given time frame. 6. Participates in process improvement
activities such as data collection, in-services, and meeting as
appropriate (Chart audits). 7. Maintains hospital property and the
hospital environment in a safe, clean and intact condition per
Mercy policy and procedure. Coordination of Services: 1. Formulates
plan of care within 12 hours of admission and revises it every 12
hours as needed. Initiates care plan for patients being cared for
by LPN s. 2. Assures that the plan of care includes identified
problems, and/or nursing diagnosis, nursing interventions, and
goals/outcomes with target dates. Involves patient and/or
significant others in decisions regarding care. 3. Assures that the
plan of care is based on patient s current problems, congruent with
the medical plan of care, and incorporates preventive, therapeutic,
rehabilitative, palliative, and comfort nursing interventions. 4.
Prioritizes care delivery according to the patient s needs and unit
activities. 5. Collaborates with other health care providers to
revise the plan of care, including discharge planning. 6.
Demonstrates the ability to obtain and interpret information in
terms understandable to the population served. 7. Plans care based
on knowledge of changes associated with the population served. 8.
Evaluates patient/significant others responses to care and/or
education; determines and documents progress towards achievement of
outcomes every shift. 9. Evaluates patient/significant others
understanding of information provided or skills taught. 10.
Evaluates the effectiveness of discharge plans for meeting the
needs for continuing care. 11. Actively participates in achieving
unit s patient satisfaction goal. 12. Coordinates care to
effectively meet quality indicators. Primary Aspects: 1. Initiates
nursing assessment, performs orientation to room and unit, notifies
physician of admission, and obtains admitting orders. 2. Completes
assessments for each assigned patient according to policy and more
frequently as indicated by the patient s clinical condition. 3.
Utilizes Technicians, and other appropriate health care workers in
data gathering functions of the nursing assessment. 4. Includes
information obtained from the patient and/or significant others in
the assessment. 5. Documents clearly and concisely initial and
ongoing assessment data about the patient in the permanent record.
6. Assesses and appropriately documents the educational needs and
learning abilities of the patient and/or significant others during
the admission and subsequent assessments in the computerized care
plan. 7. Notifies patient s appropriate physician when changes in
assessment occur. 8. Provides professional nursing care to an
assigned group of patients according to the prescribed plan of
care. 9. Assists with and/or performs procedures including but not
limited to the nursing unit skills checklist. 10. Delegates tasks
unlicensed health care providers according to their documented
competencies. 11. Demonstrates ability to provide care and
information based upon physical, psycho/social, cultural, safety
and other age-related factors for the adult/geriatric patients. 12.
Participates in Process Improvement activities such as data
collection, in-services, and meetings as appropriate and required.
13. Completes Hospital and nursing competency of employment and
annually within required time frame, submits to Nurse Manager. 14.
Maintains knowledge base required to provide professional standard
of care. Communication Management: 1. Creates a positive climate
for communications. 2. Maintains the confidentiality of patient,
staff, and hospital information from written, verbal, electronic
sources. 3. Communication is timely, accurate, concise, complete,
and appropriate. 4. Utilizes constructive problem solving
techniques to promote change and deal with issues. 5. Follow
established channels for addressing issues, concerns, and problems.
6. Documentation of the Nursing Process is completed according to
organizational policies and procedures. 7. Maintains relevant
knowledge of hospital forms, and completes in a timely, accurate
and complete manner, i.e. quality improvement reports, patient care
documentation forms, care plans, incident reports, etc. 8.
Demonstrates skilled use of all nursing documentation. 9.
Demonstrated knowledge of information disseminated in huddles.
Technology: 1. Performs unit-specific computer functions. 2.
Maintains competency on unit-specific patient care equipment
Contact: Lisa Ciasca Resource Manager: Lisa Ciasca
Keywords: Marvel Medical Staffing, St. Louis , Endo/GI RN, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri
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