RN Specialty-UHC Emergency-Full Time
Company: Lafayette General Medical Center
Posted on: December 5, 2018
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Specialty RN will fulfill all essential duties and responsibilities of the RN job description below as well as the following: Will be a resource to other units within the hospital for specific patient care needs including but not limited to, administering chemotherapy, providing specialized surgical/procedural intervention and/or responding to Codes and RRT?s.These nurses will maintain their skills and knowledge as well as applicable certifications within their specialty.The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment planThe patient and family members will be included in the patient care planning and setting of discharge objectiveImplements nursing care through services such as case management, health instructions, health counseling, and providing care supportive to restorative of life and well beingIn executing the health care regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians, dentist, or other authorized prescriber, the RN performs a comprehensive nursing assessment of a individual patient consistent with established standards of care, identifies health care needs, establishes appropriate nursing diagnosis, establishes goal to meet the identified health care need, plans nursing care measures, documents appropriately, interprets data accurately in relation to patient care consideration, sets priorities, communicates with all members of the health care team, delegates nursing interventions to qualified personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing criteriaThe RN collaborates with physicians, dentists, and other health care providers in the management of the patient?s care and evaluates the human responses to all interventionsProvides individualized health education to the patient and family members from admission through discharge using any appropriate methods/resources necessary to meet the education goals, prepares the patient for diagnostic or surgical procedures, implements holistic therapeutic measures to promote healing and wellnessCommunicates effectively with all age groups, which pertains to the patient population servedDemonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, administers treatments as per standards, interprets normal parameters of diagnostic data, reports abnormalities of diagnostic data in a timely manner, administers blood and blood components as per standards, and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient?s requirements relative to the age-specific needsDocuments accurately and completely in the EMR and other forms as per established standards.
Keywords: Lafayette General Medical Center, Lafayette , RN Specialty-UHC Emergency-Full Time, Healthcare , Lafayette, Louisiana
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