The Registered Nurse serves as a leader of the healthcare team at Novant Health by establishing an authentic personalized relationship with the patient and their chosen support system, collaborating with physicians and other team members to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate an individualized plan of care that promotes optimal health or supports a peaceful death.
Develop a systematic education plan and evaluates Inpatient Nursing staff development programs in response to patient and healthcare trends, regulatory requirements, and strategic priorities of the organization.
The registered nurse utilizes best scientific evidence and compassion to assist the patient in navigating their health journey. The registered nurse accepts responsibility, authority, and accountability for management and provision of care in accordance with the current policies and procedures.
The RN Coach will function in a telephonic virtual care center and is part of the Care Connections Team which collaborates with physicians, mid-level providers, staff, and other health care professionals to provide coordination of care across the health care continuum.
The ideal candidate will have experience with chronically ill patients, and the coordination of their care. Acting as a liaison between the patient and the rest of the medical team is another key responsibility.
Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse.
Provide professional care and service within assigned area in accordance with established standards, institutional policy and procedures, professional judgement, and, as appropriate for assignment, nursing care plan, and physician's treatment plan.
Provide day to day guidance, support and direction to direct patient care staff, providing informal feedback on an ongoing basis and formal feedback input for the annual performance evaluation. Participate in the department staffing and the appropriate hiring, firing and disciplinary actions. Recommend disciplinary action to Clinical Manager and initiate as appropriate.
As a team member, you are expected to consistently deliver the best in care and customer service and demonstrate respect, dignity, kindness and empathy in each encounter with patients, their families, visitors, and with each other.
Responds appropriately to emergency situations (Cone Health Codes) and demonstrates knowledge of how to respond. Always uses appropriate safety devices and techniques (examples: using safe lift equipment and needle safe devices; pushing carts; correctly lifting copy paper).
In this role, you will provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members.
The nurse fosters the relationship between the palliative patient to establish and triage patients for care, communicating with families, and interacting with a disciplinary team that is responsible for the plan of care.
The POC Registered Nurse in Home Health provides and directs provisions of nursing care to patients in their homes as prescribed by the physician and in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and agency policies.