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.
The RN utilizes assessment, intervention and teaching skills for caring for the patient/family unit, in collaboration with the hospice team members.Provides direct care as indicated and reports to appropriate hospice team members.
The Registered Nurse is responsible for the direct and indirect nursing care of all patients ranging in age from 18 years to geriatric experiencing medically complex conditions, general medical-surgical conditions, with rehabilitation and/or wound care needs.
Assess home care patients identifying physical, psychosocial and environmental needs as evidenced by documentation, clinical records, case conferences, team reports, call-in logs and on-site evaluations.
Plan, develop, implement, evaluate, organize and direct home care services with the interdisciplinary team including physician, patient/family, and referring agency; and administer skilled nursing care for clients of all ages in their place of residence and assume the responsibility for the total provision of care.
The RN is responsible for daily operations in the Cardiac Cath Lab, admission/assessment of patients, medication administration, direct and indirect patient care, circulating diagnostic and interventional cases and monitoring hemodynamics.