Provides direct patient care based upon nursing assessment to patients who have a variety of medical and/or surgical conditions, from adolescent to geriatric, following established standards, department guidelines and hospital policies and procedures.
Utilizes the nursing process which includes: patient advocacy, maintenance of aseptic technique, medication administration, documentation of treatments and care, management of equipment, patient safety and monitoring of vital signs.
Coordinates care with other disciplines related to patient education and care goals for discharge and optimal health status.
• Provides direct patient care based upon nursing assessment to patients who have a variety of medical and/or surgical conditions, following established standards, department guidelines and hospital policies and procedures.
• Involves patient/family in the development of care plan. Updates care plan daily.
• Collaborates with members of multidisciplinary team regarding each patient's care.
• Prioritizes and performs direct care to patients according to policy.
• Explains and documents procedures and interventions.
• Identifies and performs appropriately in emergent situations.
• Assists multidisciplinary team with all processes related to patient care.
• Delegates responsibilities to staff based on patient needs and staff competencies.
• Utilizes and documents patient safety restraints per hospital policy.
• Demonstrates the ability to insert and manage the care for all IV's, both peripheral and central access, per hospital policy.
• Documents medications on medication administration record (MAR).
• Monitors patient's response to medications; documents and reports appropriately.
• Reports medication errors and adverse reactions per hospital policy.
• Demonstrates knowledge concerning medications, including side effects; educates patients on their medications and their side effects.
• Safely administers blood and blood products per hospital policy.
• Verifies patient ID per hospital policy.
• Performs all pyxis monitoring and counts per hospital policy.
• Ensures medications are wasted and documented as appropriate.
• Assesses patient/family educational readiness and barriers. Develops plan based on educational assessment.
• Documents educational assessment, plan, intervention and outcome.
• Utilizes critical thinking based on data; rounds on patients with physician and other members of the healthcare team as appropriate when making decision.
• Collaborates in the assignment of patients to staff based on acuity and competency of staff.
• Functions as charge nurse on unit.
• Participates in coordination/delivery of approved Facility events.
• Collaborates with others to seek solutions to complex issues; is sensitive to the operations and feelings of others.
• Focuses on the potential positive outcomes when exploring the issues. Remains objective to the view and conflicts of others.
• Focuses on the issues/concerns and not the person.
• Builds common ground for points of agreement/disagreement.
• Engages in mutual problem solving by brainstorming alternative positions, solutions and approaches.
• Utilizes integrity and honesty.
• Keeps commitments and is consistent.
• Discloses own position and thoughts and rationales in order to achieve understanding.
• Remains open to ideas and listens to others and objectively considers other's ideas and opinions.
• Support others; treats people with dignity, respect and fairness; displays sensitivity to patients and their need for privacy.
• Develops direction.
• Ensures that the purpose and importance of the team are clarified; clarifies roles and responsibilities.
• Facilitates goal accomplishment; makes procedural or process suggestions; provides necessary resources and removes obstacles.
• Sets performance goals; collaboratively works with direct reports to set meaningful objectives; implements system to track performance against goals; holds regular formal discussions to discuss progress toward goals and review performance.
• Clarifies current situation; carries expected behaviors and level of proficiency; provides feedback and reinforcement; gives timely, appropriate feedback on performance; reinforces efforts and progress.
• Explains and models: provides instruction, positive models and opportunities to develop skills and understanding.
• Assists in collection of meaningful data to capture the processes.
• Analyzes data for root cause analysis utilizing standard PI tools.
• Assists with the implementation of new performance plans.
• Collects and reviews data to determine progress. Complies with safety standards and reports safety issues as appropriate.
• Completes Annual Specific Specialty Competencies. Adheres to all Customer Service Standards of Excellence as identified in the statement.
• Plans and implements service level initiatives specific to PSMS scores. • Utilizes the nursing process: patient advocacy, maintenance of aseptic technique, medication administration, documentation of treatments and care, management of equipment, patient safety and monitoring of vital signs.
• Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
• Current state licensure as Registered Nurse (RN). • Proof of Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) must be presented upon hire. • If in a Critical Care area an Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) Certification must be presented upon hire or within first year of employment. • Within one year of hire RNs in Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital for Rehabilitation will achieve and maintain Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) through American Heart Association (AHA) with the exception of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit RNs who must achieve and maintain Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) through American Heart Association (AHA) provider status and RNs in the Special Delivery Unit, who must achieve and maintain Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through American Heart Association (AHA). • ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy provider card within 90 days of hire if employed on units inpatient and/or outpatient where chemotherapy is administered. • If in an Adult/Combined EDs, ACLS upon hire or within one year of beginning work in the Emergency Department. • If in an ED, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) through American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire or within one year of beginning work in the Emergency Department. • In Dedicated Trauma Centers, Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC – adult) or Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course (ENPC – pediatric) upon hire or within 24 months of beginning work in the Emergency Department. • Vascular Access Registered Nurse (VARN) program attendance required and obtains either a Certified Registered Nurse Infusion (CRNI) or Vascular Access Board Certified (VA-BC) certification upon hire or within a year of hire in Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) areas. Complexity of Work:
MICU Nurse Manager
Location: Weston, FL
Schedule: M-F 8-5, must be flexible
Pay: Dependent on Experience
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