General Statement of Job
This position provides safe and effective nursing care and treatment to patients. Employees are part of a managed care team and works collaboratively with ancillary personnel in the provision of proper medical services and treatment. This position is responsible for assessing the patient, planning the care and evaluating the effectiveness of nursing interventions in accordance with established regulations, policies, nursing standards and medical instructions.
Provides nursing care to meet the needs of the patient population served as qualified; i.e., infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
Delivers patient care within defined clinic and emergency care standards for assessment, care planning, interventions, and reassessment, and delegates care appropriately to other team members and support staff.
Performs nursing care within the guidelines of the Relationship and Results Oriented Healthcare Model utilizing the recommended bundles of best practice.
Demonstrates understanding and commitment to mission, philosophy, standards, policies and procedures. Recognizes all staff, physicians and visitors, as well as, patients as customers and provides courteous and respectful service.
Participates in the orientation and mentoring of new staff members recognizing importance of bringing new staff into a friendly and supportive work environment.
Provides mentoring and training to staff members as needed.
Maintains competencies and participates in required training and in-services for unit.
Ensures completion of continuing education requirements in subjects pertinent to nursing or position related information.
Assists manager and other staff members to maintain competence and skills for procedures assigned and assists in validation of skills and competence of new staff members prior to delegation of patient care.
Nursing degree from an accredited nursing school required.
One (1) year of acute care nursing experience as an RN preferred.
Current BLS certification required.
State of Florida, Registered Nurse license required.