Staff Nurse - Flex Unit - CPT/PRN - Varied Shifts
Company: Luminis Health
Posted on: March 21, 2023
Position Objective: Contributes to the provision of
high-quality, cost-effective healthcare as a provider of direct and
indirect patient care and by effective collaboration with other
members of the health care team. Functions as a competent member of
the health care team. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions
- Clinical Decision Making/Judgment: Demonstrates clinical
nursing knowledge and skill in the specialization of the unit;
Demonstrates the ability to apply the nursing process effectively
in the care of culturally diverse patients and families.
Demonstrates the ability to utilize all applicable laws, policies,
standards, guidelines and evidence-based practice in the provision
of patient/family care; Organizes and reprioritizes patient care
activities based on subtle and overt and/or environmental changes;
Consistently and thoroughly assesses patients to collect data and
identify learning needs according to established standards and
policies; Utilizes a systematic, continuous and complete analysis
of assessment data to develop individualized problem lists for
assigned patients; Develops and individualizes a plan of care for
each patient in accordance with established standards, appropriate
prioritization of problems/needs, and mutually agreed upon goals;
Efficiently implements the patient's plan of care in accordance
with applicable standards, policies, procedures and guidelines;
Demonstrates proficiency in medication administration, pain
management and other unit or initiative specific skills;
Continuously evaluates the effectiveness of the plan(s) of care,
making revisions and recommendations based on analysis of patient
responses to interventions.
- Nurse-Patient Family Relationships: Demonstrates the ability to
assess the patient's/family's learning needs, readiness to learn,
learning style, and presence of barriers to learning. Demonstrates
the ability to develop, implement and evaluate teaching plans for
patient populations in unit specialty in accordance with applicable
standards; Demonstrates the ability to apply knowledge of growth
and development across the life span to the care of patients;
Provides direct patient care to patients and families in a
culturally, developmentally and ethically appropriate manner; Plans
of care address the physical, psychosocial, spiritual and learning
needs of the patient/family.
- Clinical Scholarship: Participates in QI, C PI and risk
management activities at the unit, department or organizational
level; Demonstrates the ability to effectively perform and improve
all processes in order to achieve excellence with regard to AAMC's
quality standards and benchmarks; Supports the use of evidence
based guidelines and organizational policies and procedures to
promote safe patient care and a safe practice environment.
- Clinical Leadership: Participates in unit shared governance
according to departmental standards; Participates in the education
and orientation of new staff; Delegates patient care activities as
appropriate; evaluates delegated activities for expected patient
care outcomes; Employs real time computer documentation when
completing patient record. Educational/Experience
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing Required
- Adherence to credentialing requirements of AAMC as stated in
the nursing bylaws.
- Must obtain Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 6
months of date of hire.
- Current licensure as a registered nurse by the Maryland Board
- American Heart Association CPR for Healthcare Providers.
Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a
reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be
exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands - Medium work.
Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30
pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force
constantly to move objects. The physical demands and work
environment that have been described are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of
this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in
accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job
description is an overview of the functions and requirements for
this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive
list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your
supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Keywords: Luminis Health, Baltimore , Staff Nurse - Flex Unit - CPT/PRN - Varied Shifts, Healthcare , Annapolis, Maryland
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