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RN Ambulatory Care and Prep/Recovery

Company: Pennsylvania Medicine
Location: West Chester
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Position Description: General Summary StatementProvides comprehensive, quality nursing care through application of the nursing process. Adheres to Nursing Policies and Procedures and Organizational Goals and Objectives. Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesClinical Practice1. Provides age appropriate care for the population served. Gives consideration to growth & developmental phase of life, to age related factors such as thermal regulation, nutrition, medication administration, nutrition, safety and functional needs of the patient.2. Uses appropriate resources for patients with special needs such as language barriers, sensory problems, altered cognition, cultural and religious needs.3. Ensures attention to patient's physical, spiritual and emotional well being.4. Demonstrates competency in assessment skills (Includes admission and shift assessments).5. Performs pain assessments and intervenes to optimally meet patient's needs for comfort.6. Plans clinical care based on patient's needs and uses available resources.7. Performs clinical care in accordance with policy and procedure.8. Performs peripheral venipuncture and peripheral and central vascular access care according to policy & procedure.9. Evaluates outcomes of nursing interventions and takes appropriate actions to move patient toward reaching goals of care.10. Identifies situations that warrant patient rescue and takes appropriate action, e.g. Rapid Response or Code Blue/Pink.11. Adheres to the 5 rights of medication administration and uses the Medication Administration Check (MAK) system per policy and procedure.12. Integrates principles of infection control & infection prevention into practice.13. Adheres to aseptic technique as appropriate.14. Uses resources and references for reviewing policies and procedures, medications, and clinical information.15. Prioritizes and organizes work effectively within assigned shift.16. Adheres to CCH Joint Commission Disease specific guidelines and core measures for the care of the patients17. Implements nursing process for the patient who presents with complex medical needs.Communication1. Uses effective communication during hand-offs. (e.g. Shift report, transfer report, etc).2. Organizes information into a meaningful format, such as SBAR.3. Delegates appropriately to unlicensed personnel and team members.4. Communicates patient care information to the interdisciplinary care team. 5. Provides patient and family education in a manner that is understood and gives the patient and family handouts, brochures and resources that can be taken home for future reference.6. Utilizes principles of Team Effectiveness and Commitment to my Co-Workers Minimum Requirements: Education Training and ExperienceBachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) is requiredTwo years Medical Surgical, or prior experience in Peri Anesthesia nursing is recommendedACLS RequiredBasic computer skills: keyboard, mouse use. Ability to complete data entry on clinical documentation screens. Ability to use email and internet. Ability to successfully complete on the job training for CCH computer programs. Ability to practice critical thinking and organizational skills. Ability to speak, read, write and understand English.Licensure/Certification Current Pennsylvania RN License. CPR certification required. Certification in clinical specialty is preferred.Must meet specialty specific competency requirements per the job description.Ambulatory Care/Pre-Admission: No Additional Work Environment and HazardsDirect patient care areas on nursing unit. Risk of exposure to potentially hazardous materials and body fluids. May become involved in crisis situations. Additional Information:We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.Penn Medicine http://www.pennmedicine.org/careers/ Live Your Life's Work We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Pennsylvania Medicine, Wilmington , RN Ambulatory Care and Prep/Recovery, Healthcare , West Chester, Delaware

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