Registered Nurse, Medcal Surgical Transplant, FT, Nights - Med Surg
Company: Jackson Health System
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Registered Nurse, Medcal Surgical Transplant, FT,
The Clinical Staff Nurse functions as a champion of quality patient
care and professional caregiver who demonstrates critical thinking
skills and scientific judgment in the anticipation and planning for
the care of the patient. The CSN is responsible to perform at a
competent level of nursing and consistently demonstrates nursing
process. These standards include: assessment, diagnosis,
identification of outcomes, planning, implementation, coordination
of care, teaching and health promotion and evaluation. The CSN is
also responsible to hold the highest standards of professional
performance, which include: ethics, cultural diversity,
communication, collaboration, evidence based practice, nursing
research, quality, resource utilization, and environmental health.
These standards of practice encompass the actions and foundation of
professional nursing. The CSN will function within the JHS CARE
Model, which includes accountability for planning, implementing,
evaluating and communicating all phases of nursing care for
assigned patients. The CSN possesses clinical knowledge and skills
to meet standards as required by specific clinical areas.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Implements and coordinates the delivery of care in collaboration
with physician and other provider and healthcare staff. Utilizes
the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, and
evaluation) in applying nursing knowledge. Documents all pertinent
information regarding nursing care, care plans and observations.
Accounts for narcotics/emergency equipment on each tour of duty.
Maintains a working knowledge of facility infection control
procedures. Recognizes, questions and reports significant patient
findings and/or inconsistencies in medical/nursing orders/treatment
regime. Collaborates and seeks corrective action. Selects and
individualizes/updates and adheres to clinical procedures/
protocols/standards/ clinical pathways, plans of care/narcotics
policies and discharge/teaching plans. Completes and submits
patient/unit charges. Recognizes/prioritizes overt/convert unit
needs/problems/implements corrective action independently. Assumes
charge nurse role when assigned/supervises designated
personnel/takes action as needed. Applies the use of logic and
reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative
solutions, conclusions and approaches to problems. Provides
functional direction and assistance to LPN's and CNA's or MA's, and
completes new staff orientation as assigned. Makes rounds on a
timely basis to ensure continuity of care. Maintains HIPAA
compliance at all times. Follows and performs all related unit
specific policies and procedures, as detailed on the unit specific
competency check-list. Utilizes job and unit specific equipment as
required. Demonstrates behaviors of service excellence and CARE
values (Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Expertise).
Performs all other related job duties as assigned.
Generally requires 1 to 3 years of related experience.
Associate's degree in Nursing is required. BSN degree is preferred.
Any Employee who will be performing Point of Care and testing in
the Operating Room, Neuro ICU, NICU, PICU, Pedi-ER, Cath Lab and/or
Interventional Radiology areas, the educational degree must be
verified at the time of hire. Minimum education level required to
be verified is Associate's degree.
Valid Florida RN license is required. American Heart Association
(AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers
certification with at least 6 months validity required. Must meet
and maintain valid and current all unit specific and organizational
skills/competencies, certifications/licensures, as required by
regulatory and/or nursing standard of practice for the
Knowledge Skill Abilities:
General Competencies: Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize
work accurately while meeting multiple deadlines. Ability to
communicate effectively in both oral and written form. Ability to
handle difficult and stressful situations with professional
composure. Ability to understand and follow instructions. Ability
to exercise sound and independent judgment. Knowledge and skill in
use of job appropriate technology and software applications.
Nursing Competencies: Ability to understand, respects and
accommodates patients preferences and needs with regards to their
individual beliefs, customs and practices. Must have ability to
clearly, accurately and effectively provide information to doctors,
other nurses, patients, and family members. Must have ability to
show compassion, patience and maintain non-judgmental approach to
patients, their families as well as other employees and customers.
Unit Specific Competencies: Must have clinical knowledge, skill and
ability to fully and accurately complete all required unit
competencies, as indicated in the unit competency check-list.
Job function requires extended standing or walking. Must be able to
carry objects weighing 21 to 50 pounds. Able to lift or move
objects weighing 51 to 100 pounds with the use of appropriate
devices. Jobs in this group require frequent visual acuity to
perform activities related to extended use of computers. Additional
information and provision requests for reasonable accommodation
will be provided by the home unit/department in collaboration with
the Reasonable Accommodations Committee (RAC).
Jobs in this group are required to function in a fast paced
environment with occasional high pressure or emergent and stressful
situations. Frequent interaction with a diverse population
including team members, providers, patients, insurance companies
and other members of the public. Function is subject to inside
environmental conditions, with occasional outdoor exposures.
Exposure to various environments such as: communicable diseases,
toxic substances, medicinal preparations and other conditions
common to a hospital and medical office environment. May also be
exposed to needle sticks, airborne infections, medical gases,
X-Ray, chemical exposures and other potential hazards. Must wear
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when exposed to
infectious/clinical hospital environment. Reasonable accommodations
can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the
described essential functions. Additional information and provision
requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by the home
unit/department in collaboration with the Reasonable Accommodations
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