: Moses Cone Hospital, MHC-Med-Surg Telemetry 5500 CITY
: Greensboro JOB DETAILS
Exempt: No | FTE: 0.9 (36 hours/week) | Schedule: Every weekend with extra 12 hour shift during the week | On Call: NOJOB SUMMARY
Assesses, plans, implements, documents, organizes, prioritize, delegates, supervises and coordinates the care of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric patients as prescribed within the parameters of the NC Nurse Practice Act and hospital complex.
EDUCATION:Required: Graduation from a BSN, ADN or Nursing Diploma program, considerationmay be given to RN's holding a certificate from approved foreign nursingprograms.All registered nurses without a BSN or higher will be required toenroll in a BSN program within one year of their hire date with completion ofthe program occurring within four years of hire.
EXPERIENCEREQUIREMENTS Required: New RN Graduates: Acceptance into Cone Health NewGraduate program or completion of an acute care new graduate program.
Preferred:Experienced RN : One year of Acute Care RN experience is preferred. Hiringleader may consider other RN experience at their discretion.
RN | Registered Nurselicensed in North Carolina or a Compact state.
BLS (CPR) | AHA Health CareProvider BLS
The followingcertifications are preferred and may be required within a certain time frame ofhire as defined by the specific nursing unit.
Advanced Cardiac LifeSupport (ACLS)
Pediatric Advanced LifeSupport (PALS)
Neonatal ResuscitationProgram (NRP)
Critical Care RegisteredNurse (CCRN)
Safe Training andResponsible Restraints (STARR)MAJOR WORK ACTIVITIES
Provides nursing care via the nursing process for the development, implementation and evaluation of nursing care. Collects and analyzes patient/significant other data. Completes an admission database and ongoing assessment to include collaboration with patients, significant others and other health care providers. Implements a plan of care for each patient (utilizing clinical pathways where applicable) and individualizes to meet the age specific needs of patients/significant others. Identifies variances and makes adjustments in the plan of care based on evaluation of the plan and effectiveness of nursing interventions. Documents and updates the plan of care, nursing care, nursing interventions and patient response to care, and keeps healthcare team, patients and significant other informed. Contributes to the discharge plan by identifying homecare needs. Recognizes changes in patients conditions and revises the plan of care appropriately. Demonstrates advanced competencies and critical thinking skills in day to day practice. Identifies and implements educational needs for patients/significant others. (30%)
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. (25%)
Supports an environment of evidence based practice/research/quality improvement. Demonstrates knowledge of Shared Governance accountabilities and principles, supports DSGC 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 reference documents containing policies, procedures, standards, and additional resources. Participates in QI/ Research activities based on role and major work activities as outlined in the research point system guidelines. Demonstrates knowledge of department QI plan. Demonstrates understanding of resource management and implements opportunities. Collects QI data and participates in analysis and action plan development, incorporates changes into practice. Facilitates ongoing activities to meet and adhere to regulatory standards (TJC, DFS, OSHA). (20%)
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. Participates in learning needs assessments. Provides input into and supports the precepting and mentoring process. Delegates appropriate tasks to support staff, ensure completion of delegated tasks and provides feedback as needed. Demonstrates team spirit and collegiality. Supervises select personnel in performance/patient care. (15%)
Demonstrates effective conflict resolution/negotiation skills. 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. Promotes effective conflict resolution. (10%)DEPARTMENT SUMMARY
5West is a 39- bed patient care department with 21 telemetry beds that provides care primarily to medical-surgical patients, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. The department consists of 39 private rooms. A central nursing station that contains a central cardiac monitoring station and patient call system. The cardiac monitoring is conducted by the Central Telemetry Unit. There are 8 Camera beds on the unit to monitor high risk for falls patient. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
* Annual flu shot
* Annual TB test (if applicable to your job location)
* Annual HLCs (Healthstream, formerly CBL)-Safety at Work and Corporate Compliance
* Maintain licensure/certification/registry/listing (if applicable to your job)ABOUT CONE HEALTH
Cone Health is a state of the art network of facilities providing patients access to the latest developments in medical care from their first moments of life through later years. Our network offers the most breakthrough treatments and technology available in healthcare today. As a teaching hospital, we offer employees the opportunity to become leaders in the industry and continued growth from their first day on. Extraordinary patient care is about being "high-touch" as well as "high-tech". Community service and superior patient care are the cornerstones of our organization, a philosophy that is demonstrated by each and every one of our valued team members. We are proud to be the largest private, not-for-profit employer of choice in the Piedmont, NC area community. Additionally, as one of the region's largest and most comprehensive health networks, Cone Health has more than 100 locations, including six hospitals, three ambulatory care centers, three outpatient surgery centers, four urgent care centers, a retirement community, and more than 100 physician practice sites. Our tagline - "The Network for Exceptional Care" - highlights our commitment to excellence, which is shared by our more than 11,000 employees, 1,300 physicians and 1,200 volunteers.
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