Job Description SummaryResponsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementing and evaluation. Responsible for directing and coordinating nursing care for patients based on established clinical nursing practice standards subscribed to by American Nursing Association and in accordance with the South Carolina Nurse Practice Act. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Uses knowledge of patient population in the determination of patient care.
EntityMedical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)
Cost CenterCC003601 FLO - Labor & Delivery (FMC)
Pay Rate TypeHourly
Scheduled Weekly Hours24
Job DescriptionProvides nursing care to patients using the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation). Directs and leads other assigned team members and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to provide age/developmentally appropriate care in accordance with nursing standards of care and practice. Provide patient/family centered care using the nursing process and focusing on the physical, emotional, spiritual, cultural, religious, and environmental needs. This includes providing for the assessment, development of nursing diagnoses, outcome identification, planning, implementation of interventions, coordination of care, health teaching and promotion and evaluation of goals and interventions consistent with the policies of MUSC. Maintains a safe, therapeutic, and healing environment through ensuring patient privacy and responsive, respectful, accepting, and professional behavior. Demonstrates the ability to function in a professional setting through active participation in a professional practice model. This includes participating in shared governance, adherence to standards of care, participation in peer review and professional development promoting leadership and clinical excellence, effective team skills, autonomous practice and acknowledgment of accountability for actions and critical thinking. Coordinates the effective and efficient delivery of patient care services through the application of care management principles. Identifies clinical priorities and initiates action to improve patient outcomes. Demonstrates ability to function in a professional practice model through active participation in shared governance, promotion of a healthy work environment and acceptance of personal responsibility for professional growth.
Additional Job Description
- Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing
- Minimum of one year of RN experience preferred proving initiative and sound judgment required for utilizing the entire nursing process and maintaining established guidelines of care by the policies and procedures of MUSC Health Florence Medical Center.
- Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of South Carolina
- Current BLS, NRP and ACLS card.If not certified in NRP, must be obtained with in 3 months. ACLS card must be obtained with in 6 months.
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