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Posted: Saturday, February 3, 2018 4:59 PM

Req ID:1692
Shift: Rotating
Employment Status:AP : Active : Regular : Part Time
Job Summary 13;
The SWAT nurse is a highly skilled, highly trained experienced nurse who provides support to various Nursing Units, including but not limited to Critical Care, Medical and Surgical. The SWAT nurse is able to function independently to provide safe, quality and clinically competent care. The SWAT nurse is able to plan, implement, evaluate and document care that is in accordance with organizational policies and procedures.
*** May fill multiple positions, various part time options available ***
Job Responsibilities 13;
: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.
2. Professionalism/Leadership
: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.
3. Research
: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.
4. Learning
: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 ability to collect clinical data using quality tools, and the ability to discuss, evaluate, and analyze outcome data presented in charts and tables.
5. Resource Management
:Participates in promoting quality, efficient, and cost:effective care.
:Monitors own usage of supplies and equipment. Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes recommendations.
:Manages own time to accomplish direct/indirect care in a cost


• Location: South Jersey

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