Registered Nurse Ambulatory

Lifespan Corporation Providence , RI 02940

Posted 1 week ago

Summary:

Under the general supervision

of the Clinic Administrator or Physician and according to established

procedures provides care to patients and families. Responsible and accountable for the care

provided regardless of whether it is provided solely by said nurse or if by the

nurse and others under his/her supervision.

Implements and coordinates the steps of the nursing process involves

the patient in decision making relative to care and is responsible for making

nursing care judgements and acting upon them.

Collaborates with Physicians in the management of prescribed medical

plan of care. Involves implementation of

the physician prescribed regimen evaluations of patient response to the

regimen and communication to the Physician of changes in the patients

status. Functions under protocol which

extend responsibilities for medical management activities. Coordinates the patient plan of care with

nurses Physicians and other member s of the Health Team and agencies within

the community to provide an integrated and comprehensive approach to care

delivery. Responsible for participating

in educational quality assurance and research activities. Additionally the Registered Nurse acts as a

consultant sharing his/her clinical expertise and knowledge with other health

care providers and members of the community.

Performs clinical management functions specifically delegated by the

Clinical Manager. The nurse participates

in organizational planning and decision making which affects patient care and

Ambulatory Service operations. The

Registered Nurse also participates in related nursing medical and hospital

committee activities. Practices within

the framework of the philosophy objectives policies procedures and standards

of the Hospital and his/her specific Ambulatory Service.

Responsibilities:

Lifespan

employees are expected to embrace Lifespan's mission of "Delivering health

with care" and successfully role model Lifespan's values of Compassion

Accountability Respect and Excellence as these guide our everyday actions

with patients customers and one another.

Responsible to the Clinical

Manager meets and maintains competence as defined by the clinical service

experience and credential requirements provides nursing care to patients.

Implements and coordinates

the steps of the nursing process assessment diagnosis goal setting

prescription intervention and evaluation.

Delegates supervises and

coordinates nursing care activities provided by personnel assigned to assist in

the provision of nursing care such as but not limited to Licensed Practical

Nurses Nurses Assistants Orderlies and Technicians.

Implements the prescribed

medical regimen evaluates the patient response to the regimen and advises the

physician of changes in the patients condition.

Performs extended functions

in accordance with written Rhode Island Hospital protocols and policies.

Participates in clinic and

departmental level collaborative activities such as but not limited to joint

case presentations grand rounds.

Collaborates on a continuous

basis with the patient family Physician nurses and other health team members

to integrate evaluate and ensure continuity of the plan of care.

Identifies with and makes

referrals to health team resources within the hospital and the community and

serves as a consultant to others.

Provides coordinates and

documents teaching for patients and families related to management of the

health problem health promotion and rehabilitation.

Seeks out and participates in

activities leading to self-growth and professional development.

Updates knowledge of

professional medical and technological developments and participates in the

incorporation of these into clinical nursing practice.

Participates in educational

activities commensurate with learning needs and individual ability such as but

not limited to conference seminars and orientation of new staff.

Works with facility members

of affiliated nursing educational programs to integrate clinical proactive for

students within the plan patient care management.

Participates in clinic and

departmental quality assurance activities such as but not limited to monitoring

and evaluation of care validation of nursing and ambulatory standards

policies and procedures.

Participates in related

clinical and operational research activities.

Assumes charge position

responsibilities for the clinic as delegated.

Participates with the

Ambulatory Clinical Manager in performance appraisals.

Participates on committees

and in other organizational activities involving professional practice and

patient care standards.

Other information:

BASIC KNOWLEDGE:

Graduate of an accredited

School of Nursing Bachelors Degree in Nursing preferred.

Must have current licensure

to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode Island.

Demonstrated knowledge and

skills necessary to provide care to patients with consideration of aging

processes human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the

care process.

EXPERIENCE:

ONS bio-chemo certification to administer chemotherapy. One year oncology experience.

Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Location: Rhode Island Hospital USA:RI:Providence

Work Type: Full Time

Shift: 1

Union: UNAP


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Registered Nurse Ambulatory

Lifespan Corporation