RN III Advanced
Company: Cone Health
Posted on: May 13, 2022
Assesses, plans, implements, documents, organizes, prioritizes,
delegates, supervises and coordinates the care
of adolescent, adult, geriatric patients as prescribed within the
parameters of the NC Nurse Practice Act and
hospital complex. Talent Pool: Nursing
Provides nursing care via the nursing process and data analysis for
the development, implementation and evaluation of nursing care.
Interviews patient to obtain pertinent medical and surgical
history, current medications, treatment plan and preparation for
examination. Performs age specific assessments to collect pertinent
data. Identifies needs based on knowledge of growth and development
of adolescents, adults and geriatric patients, records initial
database and ongoing assessment pre-, intra-, and post-procedure.
Consistently recognizes and acts upon subtle changes in patient
status, anticipating their needs while collaborating with the
health care team. Develops and documents plan of care from
assessment data including discharge planning in collaboration with
the patient, significant others, and health care providers.
Implements interventions in a manner to maintain patient dignity,
privacy, confidentiality and safety. Defines measurable outcomes
based on database and ongoing evaluations of patient response to
interventions. Identifies variances to expected outcomes and
intervenes to optimize outcomes. Involves patient, significant
others, and health care providers in the evaluation process. (i.e.
Patient satisfaction surveys, follow-up calls and CQI). Assists the
patient and significant others in identifying and securing
appropriate services and educational opportunities available to
address health-related needs while providing emotional and
psychological support to patients and family. ( i.e.: Referrals,
Consults, Lab and Radiology Services, Support Groups and teaching
materials). Demonstrates advanced competencies and critical
thinking skills in day to day practice. Educates staff regarding
the nursing process, and the use of clinical pathways as a
collaborative practice and interdisciplinary care tool.
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.
Provides education to staff related to the patient/nurse
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). Analyzes QI
data and suggests action plans, incorporates changes into practice
and coaches and mentors others to do so. Recognizes opportunities
for QI processes, participates in design and implementation of QI
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 including dress
code and attendance. Provides input into and supports the
precepting and mentoring process. Delegates appropriate tasks to
support staff, ensures completion of delegated tasks and provides
feedback as needed. Demonstrates team spirit and collegiality.
Supervises select personnel in performance/patient care.
Participates in preceptor development courses. Collaborates with
other RN3s and RN4s to identify, initiate, and evaluate
teambuilding strategies. Recognized as a resource/facilitator for
precepting, mentoring, delegating, team building. Independently
performs charge duties.
Demonstrates personal accountability and effective conflict
resolution/negotiation skills. Demonstrates appropriate use of
universal precautions and use of personal protective equipment.
Maintains safe environment and responds appropriately to
emergencies and safety hazards. 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. Facilitates
building and preserving collaborative and respectful relationships.
Adheres to maintenance requirements for the professional nurse
Bachelors, Nursing, Required
2 years as a Registered Nurse and 1 year in a clinical specialty as
defined by ANCC or national nursing organizations.
RN - Registered Nurse licensed in North Carolina or a Compact
BLS (CPR)-American Red Cross or AHA Healthcare Provider
Certification in a clinical specialty as defined by National
Certification requirements is required within one (1) year into
Registered Nurse 3 position.
ACLS - Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
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