RN- 2N Telemetry
CHRISTUS Central Louisiana/St. Frances Cabrini
Registered Nurse (RN)
CHRISTUS St Frances Cabrini-40100
3330 Masonic Dr
Alexandria, LA 71301
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The 2 North (Telemetry) Registered Nurse has the responsibility and accountability for assessing patient/family health problems and resources, taking a leadership role in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the nursing plan of care provided by the nursing team. Providing technical nursing care and interventions to a designated patient populations. Per the Departments Scope of Practice, this position requires providing services to Medical-Surgical Patients, ages eighteen and above in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individuals served. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital. It is expected that the associate demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The associate shall support the CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini's strategic plan and the goals and direction of their Performance Improvement Plan (PIP).
Action Oriented -- Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm.
Customer Focus -- Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
Communicates Effectively -- Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the
unique needs of different audiences.
Decision Quality -- Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
Collaborates -- Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
Nimble Learning -- Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures
as learning fodder.
Demonstrates Self-Awareness -- Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal
strengths and weaknesses.
Goals -- Completes quarterly goals
Delivering the Mission -- Performs duties as defined in this job description and demonstrates mastery of role
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Assesses the physical, psychosocial, spiritual, cultural, functional, high risk and discharge needs of the patient and family. · Completes and documents initial assessment/care within required time frames. · Performs, reassessments/care at intervals as required or appropriate to the patient's needs. · Ensures physical assessment/care includes all major body systems. · Ensures spiritual assessment/care includes actual/expressed needs. · Incorporates cultural and ethnic factors into assessment/care. · Correctly differentiates between normal and abnormal findings.
- Makes appropriate referrals for positive high-risk screen
- Uses computer system(s) appropriately
- Documents in the medical record according to policy/procedure
- Complies with incident reporting and notification requirements
- Attends/reviews department staff meetings for information
- Establishes presence of consent prior to treatment/procedure.
- Understands actions, side-effects, contra-indications of drugs
- Follows five "rights" of medication administration.
- Adheres to medication policies, practices and standards.
- Administers medication, intravenous therapy and fluid management only under physician order and guidance.
- One year experience preferred
- Current Louisiana RN License
- Current BLS
- Current ACLS