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MS7 is a very fast paced medical surgical floor with 28 beds where our average patient turnaround and length of stay is between 24 hours to 3 days. We specialize in the care of children with complex Neurology, Cardiology, Pulmonary and Urology conditions as well as other general medical ailments.
Our team is family oriented and we pride ourselves on teamwork, discovery, advocacy, communication and providing compassionate care. We work closely with a multitude of specialty areas including both the Neonatal and Pediatric intensive care units. We strive to provide patient and family centered care that incorporates our families input to ensure a comprehensive plan of care.
Our goal is to build strong trusting relationships with our patients and families. We look forward to welcoming new team members!
Assumes shift accountability to provide direct nursing care for specified patients as defined by population and unit. Utilizes nursing process, performs technical nursing functions and upholds the standards of practice of a professional nurse in all aspects of care.
On a daily basis, demonstrates clinical expertise and uses the nursing process to provide safe, appropriate patient care to a defined patient population according to CCMC and unit policies and standards.
Demonstrates knowledge of the age-related differences and needs of patients in appropriate, specific populations from neonate through adolescence and applies them to practice. Demonstrates cultural sensitivity in all interactions with patients/families.
Delegates duties and tasks associated with patient care to unlicensed staff according to hospital policy and their scope of practice.
Completes all required documentation in a timely manner, according to CCMC policies and standards; necessary information is effectively communicated to all members of the health care team.
Partners with child and family in evaluating outcomes. Monitors, trends, and evaluates patient/family responses to treatment. Provides appropriate education to patients and families regarding all aspects of care according to CCMC policies and standards; supports the organization's efforts to patient/family education.
As assigned, may contribute to the leadership of the unit by functioning as the Resource Nurse. Supports the unit/departments work productivity and resource management activities.
Demonstrates support for the mission, values and goals of the organization through behaviors that are consistent with the CCMC Standards.
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