Posted in Other 8 days ago.
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Provides quality patient centered care considering age specific, developmental, cultural and spiritual needs through competent clinical practice and application of the nursing process. Consistently integrates concepts of relationship-based care into practice. Serves as a clinical and educational resource to others on the unit. Assumes accountability for nursing care of designated patients. Demonstrates unit/area designated competencies.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Views patient holistically; considers physical, psychosocial, emotional, age specific, cultural and spiritual factors. Demonstrates appropriate assessment skills for identified patient populations.
Demonstrates critical thinking skills by gathering and analyzing patient information, then responding to a patient situation. Implements interventions to achieve the best possible outcomes for the patient.
Develops, implements, evaluates and revises an individualized plan of care using evidenced based interventions and standards of care. Identifies needs and begins to plan for care across the continuum considering patient and family preferences.
Identifies patient and family education needs. Develops and implements teaching plan based on evidence-based practice, seeking out additional resources when necessary. Utilizes teach back methodology to assure patient and family is learning effectively. Identifies necessary resources to assure readiness for discharge and begins to develop plan in collaboration with other disciplines.
Effectively functions as a member of the inter-professional team by collaborating to achieve patient outcomes. Participates directly or indirectly in interprofessional rounds. Integrates unit/organizational quality and safety initiatives to improve patient outcomes into professional practice.
Uses evidence-based practices to prevent hospital acquired conditions.
Creates an environment that promotes a positive patient experience.
Communicates both verbal and written information (including documentation in the EMR) that is accurate, timely, concise and thorough. Effectively communicates patient status, priority goals and interventions to colleagues and other disciplines during consultation, rounds and handoffs.
Directs team members to provide care for a group of patients during a designated time frame. Prioritizes necessary activities and delegates appropriately. Demonstrates effective team member skills.
Organizes and prioritizes individual workload around patient and unit needs. Adjusts activities and plans depending on the situation. Consistently demonstrates purposeful rounding.
Stewards resources effectively; examples include patient supplies, linen, telemetry, infusion pumps, physical and virtual safety attendants.
Demonstrates professional and standard nursing behaviors:
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