Corizon Health Registered Nurse - Hagerstown, MD in Hagerstown, Maryland
Delivers quality care that is consistent within the scope of practice as outlined by the local state nurse practice act for Registered Nurses. In accordance with local practice acts and regulations, delegates and ensures supervision of nursing activities and functions to other competent nursing personnel appropriate to their scope of practice. Assumes assume responsibility and accountability for the quality of care delivered; works to ensure a safe environment for themselves, the patient and other staff members. Acts as a patient advocate that promotes the quality of health care delivered in the facility and serve as a leader at all times to promote best practices within the profession of nursing.
1.Utilizes a systematic approach to meet the health needs of each individual patient.
2.Performs health assessments and interprets collected data to determine appropriate course of action(s) to address the needs of the patient.
3.Formulates a plan of care/action based on clinical findings.
4.Implements nursing care within the RNs scope of practice. (Includes compliance with all laws as applicable in the practice setting).
5.Develops and implements teaching plans based on the individual needs of the patient. The plans should speak to health promotion, maintenance and restoration of health.
6.Provides for the care of multiple patients either through direct care or assignment and/or delegation of care to other members of the health care team.
7.Evaluates patients response to therapeutic interventions and communicates with other members of the health care team to address potential changes to the overall care plan for the patient.
8.Focuses on the critical think processes as the basis for all decision making.
9.Other nursing duties as assigned.
1.Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
2.Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of employment.
3.Possesses an active CPR certification.
4.Remains knowledgeable about specific state laws and regulations governing practice.
5.Satisfactory completion of initial and annual clinical competencies to demonstrate aptitude as assigned by role.
Employees must be able to perform the following:
1.Required to exert up to 50 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects including the human body.
2.Required to kneel, stoop, crouch and/or crawl occasionally. Frequent walking throughout site; to include walking up and down flights of stairs.
3.Must have and maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental and emotional) situations encountered on the job.
4.Occasional running when responding to emergencies; must be able to perform BLS.
Job ID : 14851