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RN, Registered Nurse - NorthPark ED


CHRISTUS Good Shepherd




CHRISTUS Good Shepherd NorthPark Medical Plaza


323 East Hawkins Parkway
Longview, TX  75605
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 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, and geriatric patients.  


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. 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  

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