Under the direct supervision of the Clinical Manager (or designee) implements supervises and evaluates the nursing care of each patient using a nursing process and in accordance with established hospital and departmental policies and procedures. From admission to discharge plans with consideration of the aging process throughout the life span including all developmental stages as well as cultural patterns.
Provides direct patient care.
Provides leadership by delegating supervising and participating in safe nursing care activities provided by ancillary personnel.
Evaluates effectiveness of patient care and identifies opportunities for improvement.
Collaborates with the healthcare team patient family and community services regarding the patient care outcome/discharge planning.
Assesses and Provides appropriate teaching based on patient and family needs.
Participates in unit-based quality improvement and research activities.
Utilizes all available resources to provide quality cost effective patient care.
Meets and maintains clinical competencies measured by pre-determined credentialing standards mandatory/safety education and completion of Basic Life Support and ACLS/PALS as appropriate.
Identifies growth needs and Participates in educational opportunities and professional organizations.
Serves as a role model/preceptor to new graduate nurses and less experienced personnel.
Assumes charge nurse responsibility for the patient care unit as delegated.
Baccalaureate in Nursing preferred.
Must have current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode Island.
Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span with consideration of aging processes human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Visual and aural ability to monitor patient status.
Physical ability to assist in lifting and positioning patients.
Exposed to patient care environment.
Physical ability for extensive walking and standing; lifting positioning and pushing patients on stretchers.
Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Location: Rhode Island Hospital USA:RI:Providence
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Shift 3