Sets goals and priorities according to patient care needs
Recognizes indicators and proper reporting of abuse
Practices National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG), see JCAHO Reference.
Utilizes WHMC methods to access risk and prevention patient falls & skin break down on intact skin.
Assessment/alternative for management of restraints.
Coordinates total nursing care to the patient using the plan of care to provide continuity of care.
Assumes the responsibility for teaching and documenting patient education appropriate and consistently.
Assures complete discharge instructions are given with demonstration or verbalized understanding by the patient prior to discharge and documented in the medical record.
Completes Annual Updates within established time frames.
Completes general and departmental orientation within established time frames.
Attends 80% of in-service programs.
Maintains licensure/certifications as appropriate.
Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing certificate. Current licensure in the state of California as a Registered Nurse (RN) required. Proficient in oral and written communication skills. Ability to practice leadership, interpersonal skills, communication skills, teamwork, quality improvement and professionalism. Current BCLS, Current ACLS, (AHA) Basic Dysrhythmia Cert. 1 year acute experience.