5 DAYS - 8 HOURS
Registered Nurae Wound Care- Days M-F
CHRISTUS St Michael
CHRISTUS St Michael Health System
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Registered Nurae Wound Care- Days M-F Job in Texarkana
Responsible for patient assessment, patient care planning, and provision of quality nursing care to an assigned group of patients for a defined work period. Provides direction and supervision to LVN/LPNs, nursing assistants, unit secretaries and other clinical/clerical associates. By assignment, may function as charge nurse for the unit. Involves provision of patient care/service to older adolescent, young adult, adult, geriatric and pediatric patients.
MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
• Patient Care Planning
o Develops comprehensive nursing care plan which addresses all significant needs and problems identified through nursing assessment.
o Prepares nursing elements of the interdisciplinary care plan prior to the initial team conference.
o Reviews and updates nursing care plan and collaborates with team members as changes occur.
• Patient Care Provision
o Implements patient care as planned in nursing care plan and interdisciplinary care plan.
o Sets priorities based on knowledge of patient acuity and patient needs.
o Provides safe and therapeutic care and seeks resources when appropriate.
o Safely performs and accurately documents procedures, consistent with established nursing policy and procedure.
• Patient Care Evaluation
o Evaluates patient response to interventions and attainment of goals in collaboration with interdisciplinary team.
o Evaluates progress toward nursing goals and revises goals as needed on a weekly basis. • Completes nursing progress note for assigned patients on a daily basis. • Completes nursing flow sheets for assigned patients on a daily basis. • Teaching
o Evaluates education needs of patient and significant others and documents their response to teaching.
o Utilizes, adapts, and revises teaching resources to meet patient education needs. o Explains procedures, tests, and disease process to patients and families as needed.
o Acts as role model for health care students and other team members.
o Acts as preceptor to assigned orientees. Job Description Infor Job Description revised date 8/5/2021 9:32:47 AM 2 o Assists in orientation of new staff by sharing knowledge and experience. • Patient Care Communication
o Reports and documents accurately and concisely to appropriate persons the patient's condition. o Maintains patient confidentiality.
o Applies basic verbal and nonverbal skills to maintain open, effective communication among care team members, patients, and significant others.
o Encourages direct discussion between staff members when differences occur and seeks assistance to arbitrate differences as needed.
o Gives and accepts constructive feedback appropriately.
o Identifies actual and potentially unsafe patient care practices, reports them in the designated manner, and suggests alternatives. • Other duties as assigned