Registered Nurse - OLOL CCDU2/Med2 Cardiac Chest Pain Decision Unit

Our Lady of the Lake RMC Baton Rouge, LA Full Time
Baton Rouge, LA
27 days ago

Full Job Description

The Registered Nurse 2 provides safe therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way, incorporating differences into the provision of care. Integrates knowledge, skills, and experiences to meet the needs of patients and families throughout the continuum to include patient and family education. Relies on education and training to complete responsibilities within scope of licensure as registered nurse.

  1. Performs psycholosocial/physiologic assessments that integrates changing data
  2. Formulates a plan of care based on trends of similar patients, including patient education and discharge planning. Tailors and prioritizes caring practice to individual needs, including cultural/ ethical/ spiritual needs.
  3. Participates in the planning of routine transitional health care needs. (i.e. treatment options patient placement options, end of life options)
  4. Responds to changes in patient's needs and provides holistic care using independent clinical judgment based on knowledge drawn from education and experience.
  5. Adapts planned educational programs and information to individual patients and family by modifying teaching strategies or content. Integrates education during the delivery of patient care. Collaborates with patients/ families to identify realistic desired outcomes.
  6. Ensures efficiency in the delivery of care: determines immediate priorities and offers solution for problems.
  7. Actively advocates for patient rights and identifies potential conflict. Seeks counsel for resolution of conflict.
  8. Identifies variances from expected outcomes.
  9. Evaluates patient outcomes and makes revisions in the plan of care.
  10. Documents all patient care activities as per documentation standards. Assists the healthcare team with the documentation process.
  11. Acts as a clinical resource and serves as a mentor to health care team members; displays leadership behaviors.
  12. Identifies own learning needs based on self-evaluation and the progress made from the previous year's goals.
  13. Accountable for all documentation and completion of all required continuing education and competencies relevant to area of practice as defined by clinical management.
  14. Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life-long learning.
  15. Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice, serves as a resource, preceptor, and mentor. Leadership skills in critical thinking, decision-making, and problem-solving.

One year acute care Nursing experience

Graduate of accredited school of nursing

Current Louisiana State license or Multi State License as RN and AHA BLS certification

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