Palmetto Health Medical Group RN Tier 3 in United States
Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group Core Values All team members are expected to be knowledgeable and compliant with the Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group's core values of Service, Excellence, Professionalism, Partnership, Integrity, Accountability, and
Typically Reports To Supervisor or Manager**
Position Summary *Responsibility for providing direct and indirect nursing care to assigned patients. Works under the direct and indirect supervision of the Nurse Manager or designee but is independent in the application of nursing knowledge and skills. Manages clinical situations for which he/she is responsible.*
Collects patient data and completes required forms with appropriate responses according to unit standards; identifies patient's problems/needs and sets priorities; identifies problems requiring further referral and/or follow-up; interprets and records latest diagnostic results; performs nursing assessment using critical thinking skills.**
Develops a plan of care based on nursing process and which incorporates the plans of other disciplines and continuing care needs; includes the patient/family in developing or revising the plan of care; makes referrals to multidisciplinary support services.**
Care provided conforms to accepted practice standards; provides treatments/procedures and other care as prescribed and according to patient care standards; demonstrates understanding of age-related characteristics and needs of patients served; explains nursing procedures; provides discharge teaching; identifies emergency situations and independently initiates advanced therapy; acts as an advocate and coordinator of patient care with other health care personnel and evaluates patient care measures instituted; understands and demonstrates respect for patient rights and utilizes established mechanisms for management of ethical issues in patient care.**
Records patient care delivered as planned and any variation, with appropriate rationale; makes and records observations related to impending or associated problems; implements nursing measures related to impending or associated problems.**
Using nursing process, delegates nursing care to appropriate personnel; integrates cost-effective measures into nursing practice; recognizes unit problems and takes responsibility for documenting same; demonstrates active participation in QI processes; complies with hospital expectations to meet staffing demands based on patient care needs; complies with policies addressing safe working conditions; monitors unsafe working conditions; recognizes inappropriate and/or ineffective patient care management, resolves issue/problem and completes written reports; fulfills call for unit as assigned and adjusts staffing for census (volume) and acuity.**
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements **Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Driver's License Required *Valid driver's license, an acceptable three-year motor vehicle record as defined by the Acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Chart, and a certificate of auto insurance.*
*Licenses/Certifications/Registrations *RN currently licensed in SC. BLS certification required.
*Supervisory Responsibilities *Licensed and non-licensed personnel.
*Budget Responsibilities *N/A
*Knowledge/Skills/Abilities *Must possess knowledge and skills necessary to treat patients; other training as required by the department.
*Body Fluid Exposure *Yes
Lifting Requirements: must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.
Physical Demands: regularly stand, walk, sit, reach with hands or arms, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk, and hear.**
Please Note: *The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties/responsibilities performed and are not meant to be exclusive to the job. Management retains the right to add or modify duties at any time.*