Provide direct care to patients who may range in age from infancy to the elderly and demonstrate competency within the domains of clinical judgment and decision - making, nurse - patient / family relationship, clinical leadership and clinical scholarship.
Approve or disapprove time or personnel schedule changes in the absence on the Clinical Manager ensuring compliance with applicable regulations, policies and procedures for documenting time of work hours for staff members on assigned shift.
Ensures compliance with standards of nursing care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the medical treatment facility. Provides care within ethical and legal boundaries.
Performs direct patient care, utilizing established procedures, policies, and standards including: medication administration, observing and documenting patients response to pertinent medications, provides personal patient care designed to meet the patients physiological and psychological needs.
The nurse demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide individualized care based on physical, psychosocial, cultural, educational, safety, and age-appropriate considerations of assigned patients. The nurse complies with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies.
Serving as a consultant / mentor to staff related to education, clinical practice and professional development; collaborating with Nurse Managers to identify educational and practice gaps to be addressed.
In this role, you will lead the development, implementation, and evidence-based, quality education programs and activities which promote individual development, competency and delivery of high quality clinical service delivery.