RN - OR
Company: St. Mary's Regional Medical Center
Posted on: January 15, 2020
The RN has multiple roles and functions including care-giver,
decision-maker, client advocate, manager, rehabilitator, comforter,
communicator, and teacher. The functions include assessment of the
nursing needs of the patient, initiation of the plan of care of
nurse action, implementation of the plan of care and the evaluation
of the process, by use of the nursing process. The Standards of
Practice set forth by the professional nursing associations provide
guidelines for the competent, safe and professional practice. The
RN promotes the dignity and quality of the nursing care given to
Involves the patient and family psychosocial, spiritual, emotional,
population specific, and diversity needs in care assessment and the
educational, physical, psychological, and spiritual needs of the
Constructs and implements the plan of care using nursing knowledge
and skill. Integrates direct and indirect patient care activities
related to the diagnosis and co-morbidities.
Coordinates the implementation of the interdisciplinary plan of
care for assigned patients. Develops goals, treatment plans, and
discharge plans that meet individual patient/family needs.
Consistently completes hourly rounds with purpose to strengthen
nurse communication, improve safety, and anticipate patient needs
(i.e. pain, re-positioning, toileting).
Actively participates in bedside report (as appropriate) to ease
anxiety and address important points of care, concerns, and
progress with the patient/family.
Supports and informs the patient and family of hospital specific
components of the Patient Centered Care Delivery model. Examples
may include informing the family of open medical record policy,
supports open family visitation, family presence during
resuscitation and other invasive procedures and promotes a quiet
Follows communication practices that minimize risks associated with
handoffs among providers, and across transitions in care utilizing
the SBAR process.
Demonstrates competent clinical skills, critical thinking, and
Follows facility policies and procedures to promote patient safety
(i.e. safe medication administration, equipment safety practices,
radiation safety, fire prevention, etc).
Incorporates patient data from multiple sources to identify
problems and assure timely and appropriate intervention.
Ensures the confidentiality and security of patient information
while advocating for and involving the patient as appropriate.
Evaluates changes in the patient condition and reports significant
findings to the physician. Involves all disciplines, patient &
family to coordinate effective medical and nursing interventions
including rescue to achieve positive outcomes.
Perform other duties as required and assigned.
* Current RN licensure from the State of Oklahoma required.
* ADN required, BSN preferred
*BLS required until ACLS obtained.
* ACLS required within 6 months of employment.
* Healthcare Provider Law reviewed and signed within first 14 days
of employment required. Annual review through HS Learning required
* C.N.O.R. preferred.
* Previous OR experience preferred.
* Must successfully complete the pre-employment assessment.
* Basic computer skills required.
All employment at UHS is with one of the subsidiaries of Universal
Health Services, Inc., including its management company, UHS of
Delaware, Inc. Universal Health Services is a holding company.
UHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, openly supports
and fully commits to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion
and compensation of all individuals without regard to race, color,
religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics,
protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by
federal, state or local laws.
Keywords: St. Mary's Regional Medical Center, Enid , RN - OR, Healthcare , Enid, Oklahoma
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