Registered Nurse - Psych PRN - Relocation Offered!
Company: MEDSTAR HEALTH
Posted on: September 19, 2022
POSITION PURPOSE: Professional care provider who assesses,
plans, implements, and evaluates the nursing care of patients from
admission through discharge. In collaboration with the patient and
family, provides theory-based professional nursing care and
coordinates care delivery with various members of the
interdisciplinary team.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES: 1.
Standard Job Duty: Contributes to the achievement of established
department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies,
procedures, quality standards, safety standards, and MedStar SPIRIT
Values. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations.
2. Collects and analyzes significant patients information that
pertains to physical, psychological, socio-cultural, economic,
spiritual, and life-style behaviors and efficiently leveraging
available technology. 3. Functions autonomously providing
relationship-based care that promotes continuous, consistent,
efficient, and accountable delivery of nursing care using the
nursing process with a favorable focus on patient experience. 4.
Identifies current and potential complex problems of specific
patient populations, critically analyzes trends, and changes in
patient status, and plans appropriate interventions. 5.
Incorporates evidence-based practice and research into patient care
delivery, with a focus on quality and safety. 6. Serves as a
patient advocate by independently communicating clinical concerns,
including ethical decisions, in a timely manner to other members of
the interdisciplinary team. 7. Practices within legal boundaries of
nurse practice act and possesses a theoretical understanding of the
universal ethical principles. Recognizes ethical discourse in
practice and may seek other resources in advocacy for support and
counsel. 8. Individualizes patients plan of care, focusing on short
and long-range goals and effectively uses a variety of teaching
resources to meet the learning needs of patients and families. 9.
Communicates patient information clearly and accurately in verbal
and written format. 10. Maintains a safe and therapeutic
environment. Identifies actual and potential patient safety issues
and acts accordingly while incorporating HRO quality and safety
principles. 11. Demonstrates effective leadership behaviors.
Establishes priorities and delegates tasks to peers and ancillary
staff as appropriate to scope of practice and unit requirements.
12. Effectively uses problem identification and resolution skills,
focusing on the clinical scenario to resolve the apparent concern.
Follows the chain of command by consulting with other healthcare
professionals and seeks assistance as needed. 13. Independently
communicates concerns in a timely manner and makes suggestions to
members of the interdisciplinary team by seeking and using
resources effectively. 14. Evaluates the patient's response to
treatment and progress toward short and long-range goals and
revises nursing interventions as appropriate. 15. Identifies
patient and family needs prior to discharge. Initiates and monitors
discharge planning activities in collaboration with other members
of the interdisciplinary team. 16. Independently identifies
resources and strategies to enhance professional growth and
development and commits to life-long learning. Engages in
professional growth and development through reflective practice
from performance feedback and participates in entity professional
development activities. 17. Supports and contributes to the unit,
department, entity, and organizational goals inclusive of the
mission, vision, and values. 18. Standard Job Duty: Participates in
meetings and on committees and represents the department and
hospital in community outreach efforts. 19. Standard Job Duty:
Participates in multi-disciplinary quality and service improvement
teams. 20. Standard Job Duty: Performs other duties as
assigned.QUALIFICATIONSEducation:Associate Degree or Bachelors
Degree in Nursingfrom an accredited School of Nursing required.
Experience: 1 year of Nursing experienceLicensure, Certification &
Registration: Current license as a Registered Nurse in the state or
jurisdiction of the facility seeking employment, or Multistate
Compact state or license eligible. CPR certification required by
completion of introductory period.About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care
for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while
advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation
and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians
work in a variety of settings across our health system, including
10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the
largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly
respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the
medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for
more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the
next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education
and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health
offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal
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