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Inpatient RN - New Graduate Medical/Oncology/Mental Health

Company: CARLE
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

The staff Registered Nurse (RN) is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility for a group of patients for a designated time frame and provides care to these patients via the utilization of the nursing process, nursing trends, technology, financial and human resources within the philosophy of the institution.

  • Performs all responsibilities and duties required by unit as specific to the scope of service. Implements procedures and theories related to the specific area of practice. Maintains up-to-date and accurate documentation of nursing care provided to assure the integration of information for use by the healthcare team.
  • Completes initial assessment upon patient admission and develops appropriate plan of care in accordance with unit standards and that is based on patient and family needs. Implements plan of care, nursing interventions, and patient care procedures. Modifies plan of care based upon continuous evaluation.
  • Takes responsibility for patient and employee safety by reporting and/or correcting safety hazards and incidents.
  • Communicates with others directly and in private when necessary to resolve issues. Offers constructive feedback to assist in the professional development of peers, and confers with colleagues to expand knowledge base. Identifies own learning needs and takes initiative to begin appropriate solution.
  • Fulfills all requirements of departmental competencies.
  • Takes responsibility for paitent and employee safety by reporting and/or correcting safety hazards and incidents
    • Floats to various inpatient units including Medical-Oncology, surgical -ortho, Cardiovascular Care unit, Progressive Care unit, Mental health unit and acute rehab
    • Provides direct nursing care, collaborates with other multidiscipline team members to provide patient care to various patient population.
    • Conducts and documents assessments, nursing diagnoses, plans, implements and evaluates patient care
    • Act as resource to staff from various units.
    • Coordinates care to multidiscipline team members to facilitate and provide the highest possible quality patient care.
    • Manage Care of Acute and Chronically ill cardiac and pulmonary patients
    • Collaboratively identify patient goals of care, design and maintain care plans with patient and family
    • Implement interventions as needed including medication administration and evaluation of effects
    • Prepare patients for procedures, pain management, IV venipuncture, blood administration, monitor labs
    • Discharge patients and provide instruction for safe transition from hospital
    • Document all care using EMR
    • Ensure team huddles are occurring and attend
    • Delegate with appropriate follow-up
    • Answer call lights
    • Ensure basic care such as turning, toileting, etc is done per standards of care
    • Conflict management
    • Professional communication with all team members
    • Provides post-operative care for te complex surgical population
    • Assesses and intervenes appropriately to ensure positive outcomes during the post-operative phase
    • Assesses, manages, and educates patients and families
    • Receives patient Bedside Shift Report from an RN at the beginning of each shift, ensuring the inclusion of the patient input, visual validation of a safe patient room environment at the time of shift change and updating of the patient communication board found in each patient room
    • Delegates patient care tasks/responsibilities to assigned HCT's and validates completion of delegated tasks throughout the shift
    • completes and documents basic RN patient care activities such assessments, interpretation of vital signs, ensure physician order completion, admission/discharge of patients, hourly rounding completion on each assigned patient, care plan documentation and patient education
    • RN will provide patient medications utilizing the patient 5 Rights: Right patient, Right Medication, Right Route, Right dose and Right Time
    • Maintains patient safety as the highest priority level: ensuring safety measure compliance such as fall precautions, pressure ulcer prevention, isolation precautions and patient ambulation safety
    • Maintains a positive at

Keywords: CARLE, Bloomington , Inpatient RN - New Graduate Medical/Oncology/Mental Health, Healthcare , Bloomington, Illinois

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