The registered nurse communicates and collaborates with patients, families, physicians, and other health care professionals/disciplines in assessing status, identifying problems, developing and implementing a plan of care through the delivery, delegation, and evaluation of care, promoting patient/family education and involving the patient in planning and implementation t meet expected healthcare outcomes.Care is delivered to meet the ages of those served along the continuum of care.Care is provided to meet established standards, policies, procedures and protocols of the Patient Care Division and Holy Cross Hospital.Care is provided within the framework of the Mission, Vision, Values (REACH) and Standards of Performance of Holy Cross Hospital.
Adheres to all organizational policies and procedures regarding safety and infection control.
Develops and implements a plan of care.Modifies the nursing care plan as required by changing patient needs as determined by evaluation of care administered and established standards of care.
Complies with all policies and procedures specifically related to the use of restraints and alternative methods of restraints for all ages of patients.
Utilizes appropriate delegation skills, considers the skill level and abilities of ancillary staff when delegating. Confers with and directs staff to provide responsible patient care.
Establishes priorities in the delivery of care and demonstrates flexibility as patient care needs change.
Is a patient advocate with regards to communication and education of all age groups served, including those with physical, emotional, social, mental, language and cognitive impairments.
Transcribes and implements physician orders.Prioritizes, organizes and delegates implementation of orders as appropriate.
Participates in the direct delivery of safe patient care and maintains a safe and comfortable environment.Reports appropriate risk management issues.
Utilizes computer skills to access information for patient related data, order entry and hospital systems.Communicates using phone and paging systems.
Registered Nurse with valid Illinois License
1 year hospital experience in medical-surgical area.
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