Job Description SummaryProvide professional nursing care within an assigned unit and coordinate care planning with other disciplines.
EntityMedical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)
Cost CenterCC004773 ORBG - Emergency Room
Pay Rate TypeHourly
Scheduled Weekly Hours36
Work ShiftNights (United States of America)
Documents initial nursing histories, assesses patients’ conditions per policy requirements and develops individual care plans for patients taking into consideration their physical, psycho-social, environmental, cultural, and spiritual needs. Assists physicians with examinations, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care according to established policies and procedures.
Evaluates outcomes of patient care, consult with other specialists as required and revises nursing care processes as necessary to obtain optimal patient care. Coordinates discharge planning.
Monitors and records patients’ condition.
Using an interdisciplinary approach, formulates a teaching plan based on identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning [including family teaching] as appropriate.
Coordinates patients’ ordered diagnostic and therapeutic services.
Communicates patients’ condition during hand-offs.
Performs other miscellaneous and related duties as assigned by the director of nursing, charge nurse and/or medical staff.
Performs charge duties as requested by director, after six (6) months nursing experience and appropriate training as required.
Rounds on patients per policy to improve clinical outcome.
Orients or mentors new staff members.
Listens effectively to the patient to facilitate care requirements.
Provides first line customer service response.
Follows Standards of Behaviors.
Other duties as assigned.
Additional Job Description
Current RN license in the state of South Carolina or compact state. CPR certification must be obtained within 6 months of hire. Some clinical or hospital experience is preferred but not required. ACLS & PALS must be obtained within 6 months of hire.
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