Geropsych Registered Nurse
Company: Cone Health
Posted on: May 6, 2022
Assesses, plans, implements, documents, organizes prioritize,
delegates, supervises and coordinates the care of neonatal,
pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric as prescribed within
parameters of the NC Nurse Practice Act.
Talent Pool: Nursing Responsibilities:
Provides nursing care via the nursing process for the development,
implementation and evaluation of nursing care. Collects and
analyzes patient/significant other data. Completes an admission
database and ongoing assessment to include collaboration with
patients, significant others and other health care providers.
Implements a plan of care for each patient (utilizing clinical
pathways where applicable) and individualizes to meet the age
specific needs of patients/significant others. Identifies variances
and makes adjustments in the plan of care based on evaluation of
the plan and effectiveness of nursing interventions. Documents and
updates the plan of care, nursing care, nursing interventions and
patient response to care, and keeps healthcare team, patients and
significant other informed. Contributes to the discharge plan by
identifying homecare needs. Recognizes changes in patients'
conditions and revises the plan of care appropriately. Demonstrates
advanced competencies and critical thinking skills in day to day
practice. Identifies and implements educational needs for
patients/significant others. Establishes a caring and therapeutic
nurse/healthcare team/patient/significant other relationships.
Recognizes communication barriers, identifies resources and
establishes plans to resolve barriers to communication.
Demonstrates respect for diversity and cultural differences in
patient/significant others related to age, ethnicity, gender,
religion, socioeconomics, education, personality, or other unique
variable. Formulate individualized plans to address individual
needs related to diversity, cultural difference or other unique
variables. Advocates for the patient/significant other.
Demonstrates skillful responses to customer needs based on
particular context of the situation. Supports an environment of
evidence based practice/research/quality improvement. Demonstrates
knowledge of Shared Governance accountabilities and principles,
supports department shared governance council directly as a council
member or indirectly by keeping informed of council
activities/supporting council decisions, brings forth issues to
council. Demonstrates knowledge of how to access online resources
containing policies, procedures, standards, and additional
resources. Participates in QI/EBP/Research activities to support
departmental goals and initiatives. Demonstrates understanding of
resource management and implements opportunities. Collects
QI/EBP/Research data and participates in analysis and action plan
development, incorporates changes into practice. Participates in
ongoing activities to meet and adhere to regulatory standards (TJC,
DFS, OSHA). Supervises other members of the team. Contributes to a
supportive and healthy work environment. Holds self and others
accountable for complying with policies, procedures and standards.
Participates in learning needs assessments. Provides input into and
supports the precepting and mentoring process. Delegates
appropriate tasks to support staff, ensure completion of delegated
tasks and provides feedback as needed. Demonstrates team spirit and
collegiality. Supervises select personnel in performance/patient
care. Demonstrates effective conflict resolution/negotiation
skills. Promotes positive, supportive, and professional work
environment free of disruptive behavior. Practices, in all
professional relationships, with compassion and respect for the
inherent dignity, worth and uniqueness of every individual. Follows
Chain of Command for assistance with issues related to
unresolved/problem-solving and/or conflict resolution. Provides,
seeks and receives constructive feedback. Provides peer to peer
feedback and seeks mediation as necessary. Promotes effective
conflict resolution. Qualifications:
EDUCATION: Required: Bachelor of Science in Nursing or actively
pursuing BSN as determined by offer letter.
EXPERIENCE: Required: New RN Graduates: Acceptance into Cone Health
New Graduate program or completion of an acute care new graduate
program. Preferred: Experienced RN : One year of Acute Care RN
experience is preferred. Hiring leader may consider other RN
experience at their discretion.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING: REQUIRED RN - Registered
Nurse licensed in North Carolina or a Compact state. BLS
(CPR)-American Red Cross or AHA Healthcare Provider PREFERRED The
following certifications are preferred and may be required within a
certain timeframe of hire as defined by the specific nursing unit.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Pediatric Advanced Life
Support (PALS) Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Critical Care
Registered Nurse (CCRN) Safe Training and Responsible Restraints
Keywords: Cone Health, Burlington , Geropsych Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Burlington, North Carolina
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