Job Description

Posted Date: 11/22/2019
Job Summary:
Medical/Surgical unit with a nursing focus on the care of the Perioperative, Postoperative and Pain Management patient.
Responsibilities:
  • Provides patient care based on standards of care, standards of practice, protocols and established policies and procedures.
  • Collaboratively plans and prepares patient/family for discharge incorporating support systems/resources as necessary.
  • Appropriately prioritizes patient care, (e.g. seeks assistance as needed from appropriate resources, reassigns personnel as necessary, recognizes need for emergency intervention, etc.)
  • Provides thorough, timely and accurate documentation of all pertinent data, therapeutic interventions and patient responses including assessment, care plan, patient goals and interventions according to established standards.
  • Proactively identifies risk to patient safety and identifies opportunities to reduce medical/health care errors (i.e., appropriate reporting of errors/incidents).
  • Safely administers medications and intravenous therapy in accordance with physician's orders, protocols, policies and procedures.
  • Assess patient pain level upon admission and as necessary, utilizing the pain scale, (e.g. numerical, FACES, and functional goals.)
  • Reassesses effectiveness of pain control and notifies physicians as needed, as well as, documents assessment and patients' response to medication.
  • Readily accepts accountability for designated patient and effectively hands off patient as required.
  • Appropriately delegates and supervises nursing interventions performed by others.
Qualifications:
  • BSN preferred.
  • Current MA Nursing License required.
  • BCLS required

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