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Full time days
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Join Harborview's O.R. as RN3/Assistant Nurse Manager, Spine Service.
Provide professional nursing care; provide leadership for specific program areas and unit functions such as developing education programs, acting as clinical resource for staff, and coordinating daily operations; assist the Nurse Manager to develop, maintain, and evaluate the on-going operations of a clinical area.
Under general supervision, perform specific leadership functions related to clinical practice, education and management such as developing unit goals, orientation programs, and standards of care;
Under general direction, provide patient care and coordination of services through assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation of safe therapeutic care.
Provide a role model for staff by demonstrating and documenting for assigned patients completion of:
1. Assessment and nursing diagnosis of patients;
2. Care planning;
3. Implementation of safe nursing care;
4. Evaluation of patient responses to nursing care;
5. Patient teaching;
6. Patient advocacy;
7. Discharge and transfer planning;
8. Admission, transfer and discharge processes;
Coordinate patients' care with other hospital departments and disciplines;
Promote effective communication among staff and patients to assure optimal patient outcomes;
Assist with the planning and/or implementation of educational programs for staff and patients;
Act as a preceptor for new or experienced employees by assessing learning needs, developing, implementing, and monitoring learning plans and evaluating the learner's progress;
Participate in development, implementation and maintenance of the quality assurance program;
Participate in establishing, implementing and evaluating unit goals;
Identify patient care, staff, and resource problems and take necessary steps toward problem resolution;
Provide feedback and guidance to staff; observe, review, and evaluate staff performance;
Assist in the development, maintenance and evaluation of systems to support nursing care delivery such as patient care documentation and emergency response procedures;
Provide input into the development and implementation of the budget;
Serve as the unit charge nurse as assigned;
Participate in unit, departmental and hospital committees as requested;
May utilize clinical expertise to provide planned and spontaneous learning activities to patients, families and staff;
May develop staffing schedule for a specific time period;
May participate in the interview process and recommend selection of staff;
Current RN license and two years of professional OR nursing experience OR equivalent education/experience.
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