Under the direction of the Director, the RN Medical/Surgical is accountable for providing nursing care in accordance with the Standards of Safe Nursing Practice/Ohio Administrative Code and Understanding Scopes of Practice/Ohio Board of Nursing and ANA Scope and Standards of Care. The staff RN is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care for a given patient population within the established standards and practices of AGMC.
ASSESSMENTS: Completes ongoing assessments.
Recognizes significant changes in patient condition and responds appropriately.
PLANNING: Develops measurable goals for identified problems.
Updates goals for identified problems.
Involves the patient/family (or designee) in developing a plan of care individualized to patient cultural, religious and educational needs.
Coordinates the interdisciplinary plan of care.
Serves as a patient advocate.
IMPLEMENTATION: Provides nursing care based on patient-centered outcomes and standards of care that are based on current research and evidence-based practice.
Safely administers patient care and treatments in accordance with the Standards of Safe Nursing Practice and institutional policy.
Safely administers medications in accordance with the Standards of Safe Nursing Practice and institutional policy
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EVALUATION: Participates in on-going interdisciplinary evaluation of patient/family outcomes and contributes to the improvement of care.
Participates in the quality improvement processes.
LEADERSHIP/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Delegates tasks/assignments to employees according to their ability and within the scope of their job descriptions and according to the Delegation by Licensed Nurses, Ohio Administrative Code.
Serves as a resource person sharing knowledge/skills.
Acts as a role model/mentor.
Recognizes and acknowledges peer accomplishments.
Accepts/gives constructive criticism.
Participates in the Peer and Self-Review process.
Pursues on-going education and/or certification in specialty.
Maintains membership in professional organizations.
Involves self in professional development opportunities including community activities.
Adheres to values/guest service standards and Guiding Principles.
Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements.
Maintains applicable certification/licensure. Maintains BLS.
Follows ho spital and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.
Other duties as assigned
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