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RN-PRN- 5

Company: Christus Health
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: April 13, 2019

Job Description:

Description

. RN- 5 North

Job Code: 200000

POSITION SUMMARY:

The 5 North RN 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 Department's 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).

CORE COMPETENCIES

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:


  • 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 screens.






      • Demonstrates the ability to accurately access and document patient care activities and hospital processes.



        • 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.
        • Practices Standard Precautions in-patient care activities.
        • Practices appropriate disease specific isolation as required.
        • Appropriately handles and disposes of sharps.
        • Identifies and documents patient/family educational needs upon initial assessment and thereafter.
        • Identifies barriers to learning.
        • Provides teaching based on identified needs.
        • Evaluates the effectiveness of instruction provided.
        • Assessment and teaching incorporates cultural and ethnic actors.
        • Assessment and teaching incorporates functional needs.
        • Communicates effectively with physicians and allied health team.
        • Coordinates nursing care with other disciplines involved.
        • Involves allied health team members, as necessary.
        • Actively participates in multidisciplinary care conference
        • Develops and implements the plan of care based on assessment findings.
        • Establishes the plan of care within time frame specific to assigned Department/unit.
        • Re-evaluates and modifies the plan of care, based on the patient's response to the interventions.
        • Communicates the plan of care to members of the nursing team.
        • Prioritizes and delegates patient care activities based on patient assessment and staff capabilities.
        • Appropriately coordinates and/or delegates aspects of the plan of care.
        • Involves the patient/family in developing the plan of care.
        • Demonstrates sound clinical judgment in decision-making regarding patient care.
        • Communicates effectively with physicians and allied health team.
        • Coordinates nursing care with other disciplines involved.
        • Involves allied health team members, as necessary.
        • Actively participates in multidisciplinary care conference



          • Obtains knowledge of, and demonstrates compliance with infection control policies and procedures.



            • Provides for the education/training of the patient/family



              • Develops implements and evaluates a nursing plan of care for the patient/family.






                • Develops and implements the plan of care based on assessment findings.
                • Establishes the plan of care within time frame specific to assigned Department/unit.
                • Re-evaluates and modifies the plan of care, based on the patient's response to the interventions.
                • Communicates the plan of care to members of the nursing team.
                • Prioritizes and delegates patient care activities based on patient assessment and staff capabilities.
                • Appropriately coordinates and/or delegates aspects of the plan of care.
                • Involves the patient/family in developing the plan of care.
                • Develops and implements the plan of care based on assessment findings.
                • Establishes the plan of care within time frame specific to assigned Department/unit.
                • Re-evaluates and modifies the plan of care, based on the patient's response to the interventions.
                • Communicates the plan of care to members of the nursing team.
                • Prioritizes and delegates patient care activities based on patient assessment and staff capabilities.
                • Appropriately coordinates and/or delegates aspects of the plan of care.
                • Involves the patient/family in developing the plan of care.
                • Demonstrates sound clinical judgment in decision-making regarding patient care.






                  • Incorporates the plan for nursing care into the multidisciplinary care and management of the patient/family.



                    • Incorporates the plan for nursing care into the multidisciplinary care and management of the patient/family.



                      • Assures the rights of the patient/family are respected and maintained.



                        • Allows for privacy and modesty in the provision of care.
                        • Identifies self by name and title to patient/family
                        • Reports suspected cases of abuse/neglect, if identified.
                        • Understands role and how to access, the Ethics Committee.
                        • 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.
                        • Completed Unit Specific Annual Competency Checklist.
                        • Obtains necessary training prior to initial equipment use.
                        • Assures equipment is in operating order prior to use.
                        • Differentiates between patient complications and equipment malfunction.
                        • Uses medical equipment in accordance with manufacturer's operating guideline



                          • Demonstrates the ability to safely and competently administer medications, intravenous therapy and basic fluid management.



                            • Demonstrates knowledge of unit specific policies and procedures and the ability to safely and competently use unit specific patient care equipment in the delivery of quality patient care.




                              Requirements

                              POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:





                              • A. Education/Skills:






                                • B. Experience:






                                  • One year experience preferred




                                    • C. Licenses, Registrations or Certifications:






                                      • Current Louisiana RN License
                                      • Current BLS




                                        JOB ACTIVITIES & PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION OF JOB:


                                        Posture

                                        Max. Hours per day: 0 2 4 6 8 OtherStanding 12____________

                                        Sitting ______________

                                        Kneeling/Squatting ______________

                                        Bending/Stooping ______________

                                        Pushing/Pulling 12____________

                                        Twisting ______________

                                        Other ______________Motion

                                        Max. Hours per day: 0 2 4 6 8 Other


                                        Walking 12____________Climbing Stairs/Ladders ______________

                                        Grasp/Squeeze ______________

                                        Reaching 12____________

                                        Overhead reaching 12__________

                                        Wrist flexion/extension 12__________

                                        Other _____________Lift/Carry

                                        Max. Hours per day: 0 2 4 6 8 Other

                                        Perform any lifting/carrying 12______

                                        Lift/Carry objects more than

                                        65 lbs. per day As neededSENSORY REQUIREMENTS

                                        Vision acuity at least 20/40 (near and far)

                                        Hearing acuity at least conversational

                                        Color perception

                                        Ability to speak and understand English (language)


                                        TRAVELNo Travel applicable

                                        Minimal overnight travel (up to 10%) by land or air.

                                        Occasional overnight travel (up to 20%) by land or air.

                                        Moderate overnight travel (up to 30%) by land or air.

                                        Heavy overnight travel (up to 50%) by land or air.

                                        Extensive overnight travel (over 50%) by land or air.

                                        DIRECT REPORTS

                                        This is a staff position and does not directly supervise other Associates.

                                        REPORTS TO

                                        Clinical director

                                        ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

                                        _____________________________________ ____________________________

                                        Associate Signature Date

                                        _____________________________________ ____________________________

                                        Supervisor's Signature Date

Keywords: Christus Health, Alexandria , RN-PRN- 5, Healthcare , Alexandria, Louisiana

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