The registered nurse lead may perform those acts requiring substantial specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skill based upon applied principles of psychological, biological, physical and social sciences which shall include, but not be limited to:
- The observation, assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation of care; health teaching and counseling of the ill, injured, or infirm; and the promotion of wellness, maintenance of health, and prevention of illness of others
- The administration of medications and treatments as prescribed or authorized by a duly licensed practitioner authorized by the laws of the state to prescribe such medications and treatments
- The supervision and teaching of other personnel in the theory and performance of any of the above acts
S/he is responsible for ensuring patient care is delivered safely, effectively and efficiently,
Daily activities are directly determined by the needs of the physician, patients and as outlined by the Care Team.
May serve as a designated Care Team Coordinator
S/he is responsible for accurate documentation of patient information according to license,
Assist with procedures, data collection, autoclaving of instruments, keeping patient room's sanitary, safe operation of medical equipment.
S/he documents medication orders, and handles prescriptions/prescription refills as directed by physician.
Performs EKG's and may perform other tests if trained: Holter Monitors, nerve conduction or PFT.
Must maintain top level of confidentiality and be flexible as schedule may change and early/late hours may be required.
Consistently works to top of license responsibilities.
Demonstrates all qualities associated with providing an exemplary patient experience for all patients. Licenses/CPR/BSL as required are kept up to date.
All other duties as assigned.
Completes all nursing tasks timely/daily
No Prescription/Medication Errors
Periodic Audit shows no errors in documentation
Returns patient calls timely
Keeps physician's schedule full/does not block without approval of Manager
Maintains patient rooms in ready status
Charts are prepared and ready for physician and patient
Communication standards (Ask Me 3, etc.) for patients implemented and documented accurately
May be responsible for onboard training of new employees and implementation of Care Team activities
Patient Experience Training Ongoing