Responsible for providing and coordinating comprehensive patient
care through the nursing process to deliver safe, therapeutic care
in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures.
Using evidence-based practice, clinical decision making, compassion
and skilled communication, leads efforts to create the safest
patient environment and the best patient experience across the
Uses the nursing process to assess the needs of the patient,
plan and implement individualized interventions and evaluate the
effectiveness of the plan of care. Includes the patient and family
in planning and implementing care and develops and maintains a
therapeutic relationship throughout the healthcare continuum.
Anticipates and recognizes significant changes in the patient’s
condition, status, and need for care. Provides ongoing assessment
of the patient and takes appropriate actions when changes occur.
Anticipates and alters the plan of care as needed, mobilizes
appropriate resources, and collaborates with other health care team
members to coordinate patient centered care.
Implements strategies to reduce patient risk and increase
patient safety. Assesses patient and family readiness to learn and
individualizes the approach as necessary. Works collaboratively to
develop strategies to meet the learning needs of the patient and
Actively coordinates the discharge plan utilizing an
interdisciplinary approach. Applies evidence-based practice to
deliver patient care. Consistently incorporates nursing and
regulatory standards of care into practice.
Provides ongoing evaluation of patient, team, and unit outcomes
and is empowered to take appropriate action when changes are
needed. Supports shared governance activities and initiatives to
improve processes and patient outcomes.
Demonstrates effective communication, feedback, and conflict
resolution skills. Promotes collaboration among healthcare team
members. Assumes a leadership role in the care team and delegates
appropriately to unlicensed personnel.
Promotes a culture of safety through identifying threats to
patient safety and intervening to prevent patient harm. Reports
patient safety events and near misses in a timely manner. Seeks to
identify potential safety issues and assists in the implementation
of corrective actions.
Applies ethical decision making, demonstrates respect and
understanding for peers, and other clinical disciplines.
Participates as an effective member of the patient care team to
formulate an integrated, unbiased, individualized approach to
Participates in quality/process improvement initiatives to
improve the functions of the department and the patient care
Participates in professional activities which contribute to
personal professional development and the development of others.
Seeks opportunities to be taught, coached, and mentored. Attends
required meetings/educational programs and completes annual
competencies in a timely manner.
Full time working three shifts per week from 7:00am - 7:00pm
with every third weekend; rotating holidays.
Licenses & Certifications
Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team
member practices, and
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare
Providers certification issued by the American Heart
Completion of an accredited or approved program in Nursing.
Required Functional Experience
Typically requires 1 year of experience in clinical nursing.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Demonstrates progression to provide holistic patient care and
the ability to view clinical situations from a patient and family
focus.Demonstrates progression to recognize situational changes
that require unplanned or unanticipated interventions, and responds
to situations with confidence, timeliness and
flexibility.Proficient computer skills, use of electronic mail and
electronic medical records systems.Excellent communication (written
and verbal), listening and interpersonal skills.Demonstrates human
relation skills with the ability to develop rapport and maintain
positive, professional relationships with a variety of patients,
team members and physicians. Ability to take initiative and work
collaboratively with others.Demonstrated ability to effectively
make critical, independent decisions.Excellent organization,
prioritization and problem-solving skills.Demonstrates time
management skills with an ability to multi-task and prioritize in
an environment with frequent interruptions.Demonstrates
coordination, collaboration, delegation and team building
skills.Certification AddendumTeam members will maintain annual
educational requirements for hospital based certifications (e.g.
DNV, CARF or others).
Experience working as an RN in an ER setting.