Provides professional nursing direct patient care in compliance with professional practice and unit standards; promotes a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all members of the care delivery team.
Provide professional, comprehensive nursing care for patients in an acute care environment. Practice in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act in the state of employment, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for Nurses, and the ANA scope and standards of practice.
The primary responsibility of this position is to implement and maintain established nursing objectives and standards, provide direct nursing care to the residents and supervise the day to day nursing activities performed by the CNAs.
Be accountable for the delivery of coordinated, safe, compassionate, therapeutic, evidence-based quality care to patients and families, based on individual physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, and appropriate care strategies throughout the lifespan.
Responsible for the identification of care gaps as outlined by contract agreements and/or quality incentive metrics. Retrospectively reviews patient charts for pertinent documentation; provides documentation to insurer as outlined to fulfill care requirements.