Hiring Now! Registered Nurse IMC
Company: MEDSTAR HEALTH
Posted on: November 23, 2021
Independently assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates the
nursing care of patients from admission through discharge. In
collaboration with the patient and family, provides theory-based
professional nursing care and coordinates care delivery with the
physician and other members of the healthcare team.
Valid RN license in the State of Maryland.
1 year RN experience.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Demonstrated ability to precept. Demonstrated high level of
clinical competence. Effective interpersonal skills, including
verbal and written communication. Basic math skills. Basic computer
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Based on assessment of physical, emotional, bio-physical, and
spiritual needs, provides direct patient care and evaluates
outcomes. Incorporates the principles of patient-centered care.
Communicates patient's clinical information clearly and accurately
in verbal and written format. Clearly and accurately documents
pertinent information in the patient's medical record. Consistently
demonstrates effective documentation practices and develops
strategies to ensure complete documentation of patient care.
Completes timely initial and ongoing patient assessments,
considering the physiological, psychosocial, spiritual, cultural,
and developmental needs of patients and families. Serves as
resource in planning care for complex patients.
Contributes to optimal patient outcomes as coordinator of a
unit-based healthcare team. Supervises the provision of nursing
care to assigned patients. Consistently demonstrates effective
leadership behavior. Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality.
Facilitates collaboration among other health team members fostering
effective communication with other disciplines.
Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and
objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality
standards, and safety standards. Complies with governmental and
accreditation regulations. Seeks opportunities to participate in
developing/revising standards of practice to meet changing patient
Evaluates the patient's response to treatment and progress toward
identified goals and revises plan of care as appropriate. Monitors
medical condition, intervenes using critical thinking, and reports
patient changes to appropriate personnel.
Identifies health teaching needs of patients and families.
Develops, implements, and evaluates a health teaching program to
meet the identified needs. Effectively uses and adapts a variety of
teaching resources in meeting the learning needs of
In collaboration with the patient, family, and other members of the
healthcare team, systematically develops, revises, and coordinates
the patient's plan of care. Formulates nursing diagnosis as
necessary. Assists others in developing, revising, and coordinating
patient's plan of care.
In coordinating the delivery of patient care, delegates activities
to unlicensed staff in accordance with system policies, principles
of Patient- Centered Care, and the Maryland Nurse Practice Act.
Supervises the performance of the delegated nursing task by the
unlicensed staff. Assists staff in delegation/time management
skills. Identifies ways to facilitate working relationships among
all levels of staff.
Initiates and monitors discharge planning activities in
collaboration with other members of the healthcare team. Takes the
lead in facilitating timely discharge.
Maintains a safe and therapeutic environment of caring for patients
and families. Provides basic patient comfort measures during
procedures. When necessary, provides environmental support to
expedite timely patient admission or transfer. Identifies and acts
upon opportunities to improve the environment of care.
Participates in meetings and on committees and represents the
department and hospital in community outreach efforts.
Participates in multi-disciplinary quality and service improvement
Performs other duties as assigned.
Provides for the emotional support of patients and families during
the crisis of illness. Demonstrates patient/family advocacy.
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care
for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while
advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation
and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians
work in a variety of settings across our health system, including
10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the
largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly
respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the
medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for
more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the
next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education
and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health
offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal
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