SUMMARY OF PRIMARY FUNCTION/GENERAL PURPOSE OF POSITION
Delivers patient care utilizing the nursing process through data collection and assessment, identifies and determines the priority of patient’s problems/needs, and evaluates the process and outcome of nursing care; coordinates, provides and directs patient teaching activities and coordinates the care provided by health team members.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
In collaboration with the interdisciplinary care team, conducts initial and ongoing patient assessment, analyzes assessment data, creates a plan of care, implements treatment and evaluates treatment effectiveness; administers medications in a safe manner consistent with the State of Ohio or Kentucky Nursing Practice Act and Mercy Health policies and procedures; serves as point of contact for patients' care coordination throughout hospital departments Acts as a patient safety advocate by participating in ongoing quality improvement in the department Incorporates the professional practice model into care delivery
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: Current nursing license in the State of Ohio and/or Kentucky BLS, ACLS, and any other unit specific certification requirement
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION PREFERRED: Hold national certification in clinical specialty or leadership within 6 months of eligibility
OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES PREFERRED:
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