RN/Registered Nurse - Med Surg, FT - Days
Company: The University of Maryland Medical System
Posted on: December 10, 2018
Responsibilities and Tasks 1. Performs assessments and reassessments, as appropriate for the patient s needs, collecting data from all sources to assist with formulating a nursing diagnosis. 2. Develops an individualized Plan of Care, based on the patient s assessment, with mutual, realistic and measurable goals and documents this thoroughly in the patient s record. 3. Coordinates and directs available resources and personnel in developing and following the Plan of Care. 4. Performs treatments, including medication administration, as ordered by the physician and carries out nursing interventions in accordance with the Plan of Care. 5. Evaluates the patient s response to treatments/interventions through reassessment and revises the Plan of Care as necessary. 6. Documents assessments and reassessments, thoroughly, accurately and on time. Documents any changes to the Plan of Care and communicates these changes to team members. Documents treatments/interventions including medication administration thoroughly and per hospital policy. 7. Assesses patient s teaching needs, and plans patient education accordingly. 8. Completes patient and family teaching, assesses understanding and document accordingly. 9. Communicates effectively with other members of the health care team to ensure continuity and coordination of care, appropriate care delivery and to report changes in patient s condition. 10. Facilitates safe and timely patient throughput, including admission/transfer/discharge, diagnostics and therapeutics. 11. Complies with hospital policies and practices in all aspects of care and professional behavior. 12. Follows TJC and CMS standards as part of routine practice. 13. Attends and actively participates in unit staff meetings. 14. Supports Shared Governance. 15. Demonstrates support and compliance with Maryland General Hospital s mission, vision, values, philosophy, goals objectives and policies. 16. Performs additional functions to assist the Clinical Manager and other activities as assigned. Associated topics: bsn, cardiothoracic, care unit, ccu, hospice, nurse, psychatric, recovery, registered nurse, surgery
Keywords: The University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore , RN/Registered Nurse - Med Surg, FT - Days, Healthcare , Parkville, Maryland
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