Posted: Saturday, February 3, 2018 4:56 PM
Employment Status:AX : Active : Per Diem
Job Summary 13;
The Clinical Nurse:Float Pool III is a clinically competent practitioner of pediatric, family: centered nursing. The nurse, at this level, provides safe nursing care to the general unit population ICU, Medical, Surgical, and at least 1 specialty area as defined in Supplemental Staffing Nursing Policy, with minimal guidance and bases practice on identified principles and standards of care.
There is a Med/Surg track and an ICU track based on experience. The first 2:3 weeks of orientation includes mandatory education days. The first week varies, 32:40 hours, the following few weeks have 1:3 days of classroom orientation as well.
:Minimum Total Hours: 96 hours per 8 week schedule period (0.3 FTE)
:Weekend Requirement: 96 hours per 8 week schedule period
:Department: Flex Team
:Holiday Requirement (Winter/Summer): None
:Shifts Available: Weekends Only 13;
Job Responsibilities 13;
1. Nursing Practice
: Follows Nursing Process to deliver safe care: assessment, planning, implementation,and evaluation.
:Synthesizes patient assessment data and recognizes complex situations prior to communicating with care team.
: Collaborates with family, team members, and other caregivers to initiate/update plan of care, patient/family education, and discharge needs.
: Manages care of complex patients utilizing proper prioritization and delegation to appropriate staff.
: Identifies expected outcomes, revises plan of care when unexpected outcomes arise,and begins to use full range of communication as a means of conveying plan.
: Documents ongoing evaluation and effectiveness of patient care utilizing current hospital standards, policies, and procedures.
:Provides care that meets professional standards of practice and meets regulatory requirements.
:Role models appearance and behaviors that promote a positive image of nursing.
:Interacts with parents/patients and colleagues with respect and dignity.
:Spends the extra time with families, listening for avenues to improve on the ideal patient experience.
:Understands the impact of arriving to work on time, is ready to start the shift, and predicts challenges and obstacles.
:Provides an accurate patient status report to members of the team that reflect nursing interventions and patient outcomes.
:Actively participates in patient care rounds and makes recommendations to the plan of care.
:Chairs and/or participates in unit PPM council and may participate in departmental PPM council.
:Reads nursing articles, analyzes information, and initiates staff discussion(s).
:Assists with data collection in research studies being conducted in work area.
:Participates in efforts research findings to clinical practice.
:Frames basic research questions. 13;
Job Responsibilities (Continued) 13;
:Identifies own learning needs. Seeks out opportunities to meet needs and attends all required programs.
:Applies education and training from internal in:services to daily work to enhance personal nursing knowledge and skills.
:Attends education programs related to patient population.
:Utilizes patient education materials relevant to patient population.
:Demonstrates healthcare informatics competency to manage patient care, outcome data, and current and emerging healthcare technology, which include:
:Basic computer competency, including the effective use of patient care devices, computers, computer software programs such as e:mail and word processing programs, and shared network file space.
: Information literacy, including the effective use of the Intranet and Internet to find electronic resources for patient care, nursing practice, and evidence:based decision:making.
: Information management skills, including the effective use of the electronic health record and clinical information systems, the abi
• Location: South Jersey
• Post ID: 53157602 newjersey