Job DescriptionPosition Objective:
Contribute to the provisions 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.
\nEssential Job Duties:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
\n \nDemonstrates clinical nursing knowledge and skill in the specialization of the unit as a flex nurse.\nDemonstrates 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.\nOrganizes and reprioritizes patient care activities based on subtle and overt and/or environmental changes.\nConsistently and thoroughly assesses patients to collect data and identify learning needs according to established standards and policies.\nUtilizes a systematic, continuous and complete analysis of assessment data to develop individualized problem lists for assigned patients.\nDevelops and individualizes a plan of care for each patient in accordance with established standards, appropriate prioritization of problems/needs, and mutually agreed upon goals.\nEfficiently implements the patients 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.\nContinuously evaluates the effectiveness of the plan (s) of care, making revisions and recommendations based on analysis of patient responses to interventions.\nDemonstrates the ability to assess the patients/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.\n\n
10. Demonstrates the ability to apply knowledge of growth and development across the life span to the care of patients.
\nNRP certification within one year of hire.\nAdherence to credentialing requirements of AAMC as stated in the nursing bylaws.\n\nWorking Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:
There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will or will not be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.
\nPhysical Demands -
\nThe 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.