The Inpatient Services Charge Nurse is an additional "responsibility" assigned to the Inpatient Services RN, for a limited period of time, and for specific additional duties, as assigned by the Program Manager.
This Registered Nurse provides direct patient care within the scope of his/her practice. Patient care includes assessment, planning and implementing a plan of care and evaluating patients' progress towards expected outcomes.
This Registered Nurse ensures nursing practice reflects established standards of care and practice and a culture that promotes patient safety. Under the general direction of the Patient Care Manager, shares leadership responsibilities for the nursing unit, including managing daily staffing plans.
In this role, you will provide care and education based upon the following parameters: involves the interdisciplinary team in the plan of care and patient intervention, uses an autonomous practice, and demonstrates competence in OR routines, techniques, and established protocols.
In this role, you will serve as a registered nurse, conducts patient assessments, participates in the development of the plan of care, implements and evaluates care according to patient specific age and/or developmental needs.
The Registered Nurse provide professional nursing care to patients in accordance with the individual needs patients and their families, standards of nursing practice, relevant statutes and regulations, hospital policy and physician prescribed treatment plan.
The selected candidate will perform patient assessments and care tasks, including emergency procedures and medication administration as appropriate. Educates patients and documents patient interactions.
In this role, you will assess daily patient care needs and communicate concerns to attending physician. Implement changes in patient care/treatment as directed and in collaboration with prescribing physicians.
In this role, the selected candidate will interface with external agencies and representatives relative to the utilization management process, including, but not limited to, health plans, medical providers, vendors and CMS.
In this role, you will be responsible for patient and families to provide emotional support, patient education, teaching, and guidance following the diagnosis of cancer through treatment, survivorship, and end stage disease, if necessary.
This role will be responsible for performing a variety of duties including procedures that requires independent judgment, and initiative, treat patients, staff, physicians and the general public in a courteous and respectful manner and perform other related duties as assigned.