Manages individualized, goal-directed nursing care through use of the nursing process and the principles of primary nursing in accordance with departmental and hospital policies and procedures.
Assesses and diagnoses patient and family needs in order to provide quality care to assigned patients.
Develops, discusses, and communicates a realistic problem list (plan of care) for each patient, in collaboration with each patient/family/significant other in order to address all identified needs.
Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to implement medical plan of care, nursing interventions, and procedures as necessary for the care of the patient.
Evaluates the identified problems, care provided and patient’s responses are reassessed in order to meet patient and family needs to ensure overall quality of care delivered.
Maintains up-to-date and accurate documentation of nursing care provided to ensure the integration of information for use by the healthcare team to ensure quality care.
Maintains current knowledge/certification/licensure. Pursues professional growth and development.
Functions as a role model for current and new staff.
Attends all required safety training programs and can describe his/her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety, and specific job-related hazards.
Follows the hospital exposure control plans/bloodborne and airborne pathogens.
Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.
Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team inter- and intra-departmentally to facilitate the department’s/unit’s ability to meet its goals and objectives.
Assumes all other duties and responsibilities as necessary.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
One year acute care experience preferred
Current RN license in the state of California
ACLS within 6 months of hire