RN Inpatient SW – General Med Routine

Full Time
Hillsboro
Posted 4 weeks ago

The registered nurse (RN) is responsible for utilizing the nursing process (assessment, diagnosis, outcomes/planning, implementation and evaluation) to provide individualized nursing care to patients. Collaborates with other inter-professional colleagues, including physicians, to plan, implement and evaluate care. Demonstrates competency and practices within the full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age- and population-specific standards as designated in their assigned clinical setting. Cares for patients in all phases of preventative care, health maintenance, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up as patients move along the continuum of care. Responsible for the planning and coordination of care, patient assessment, patient education, triage and various other nursing interventions. Functions within the scope and standards of nursing practice as outlined in the Nurse Practice Act and Administrative Rules in state of practice and licensure. The Sanford Professional Nursing Practice recognizes the Scope and Standards of Practice and the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements as published by the American Nurses Association as the foundation of nursing care delivery and professional conduct.

Responsibilities:

  • Adheres to legal regulations and organizational policies when discussing patient health information.
  • Coordinates and manages care for patients, including those with complex needs.
  • Delivers written and oral communications that engage audience participants, responds to their questions and concerns and produces specific outcomes and impacts.
  • Effectively delegates and supervises based on one’s state practice act and an understanding of the concepts of responsibility, authority and accountability.
  • Establishes and maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area.
  • Offers effective feedback to patient and family members regarding health.
  • Performs age-related patient assessments and nursing interventions.
  • Responsible for promoting a safe environment for patients, families, staff, residents and visitors and working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary health care team to provide the best outcomes for patients.

Qualifications:

  • Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state.
  • Obtains and subsequently maintains required department-specific competencies and certifications.
  • Graduate from an accredited nursing program required, including, but not limited to, American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA).
  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred.

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