RN Care Coordinator is responsible for providing direct patient care, transitional care, disease management, care coordination, patient outreach, education and training. Encourages healthy lifestyle choices and provides support to the physician or mid-level practitioner and clinic with the goal of reducing the long-term effects of chronic illness. Works closely with clinical staff to meet patient needs toward set goals.
The RN Charge Nurse is responsible for all safety, infection control, and quality of care issues that might arise while on duty, as well as, assisting with performance appraisals, mentoring staff during orientation, and dealing with disciplinary issues.
Develop and implement total nursing care for patients by assessment, nursing diagnosis, patient care plans, provides leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary nursing and other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting.
In this role, you will demonstrate respect for each patient's rights, such as: confidentiality, privacy, security, communication, resolution of complaints, and respect for patient's cultural, psycho/social, spiritual and personal values.
Collaboration with other health professionals, assessment, analyzing assessment data, establishing goals, planning care strategy, establishing priorities of care, implementing care, delegating tasks safely, providing safe direct and indirect nursing care, evaluating responses to interventions, and performing additional nursing functions in accordance with knowledge and skills acquired beyond basic nursing preparation.
Assumes responsibility for an assigned group of patients. Documents patient responses to nursing interventions and prescribed medical treatments; notes all changes in physician order on assigned patients.